The County Engineer must be a licensed professional civil engineer, is under the direction of the Board of Supervisors, and is responsible for the Secondary Roads Department.
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The County Engineer’s Office and main shop is located in Cresco, near the fairgrounds. Other maintenance shops are located in Elma, Lime Springs, Riceville, and Schley.
The Secondary Roads Department is charged with performing efficiently and economically all construction and maintenance work on the secondary road system.
We currently employ 23 maintenance employees that include: Mechanics, Patrol Operators, Truck Drivers, Sign Men, and Laborers. all maintenance employee’s are required to carry a CDL and must be well versed in heavy equipment operations.
The Board of Supervisors establishes policy and the County Engineer executes this policy.