Public Works and Engineering

Public Works and Engineering
The Public Works and Engineering Department is responsible for the following operational functions:
Fleet Services
  • Management oversight of all public property of the Village, including all streets, parkways, sidewalks and the municipal buildings.
  • Provide general public services such as snow and ice control.
  • Operate and maintain the Village public water works system, wastewater assets and stormwater management facilities.
  • Maintain and repair all motor vehicles, trucks and other equipment in the Village fleet.
  • Oversee various capital improvement projects such as street resurfacing and reconstruction and underground utility replacement undertaken by the Village.

Department Leadership

Timothy Farrell, P.E.
Director of Public Works and Engineering
847-515-5222
tfarrell@huntley.il.us

Jason Irvin, MBA, MAOL
Assistant to the Director of Public Works and Engineering
847-515-5222
jirvin@huntley.il.us


Department Contact Information

Location:  11000 Bakley Street (please mail correspondence to 10987 Main Street)
Hours of Operation:  Weekday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Phone:  847-515-5222
Fax:  847-669-5034

View the full Public Works and Engineering department contact list.


Divisions

Engineering
The Engineering Division is responsible for the review, planning, design and construction of the Village's infrastructure with the mission to preserve and enhance the quality of life for residents and business in the Village. The Village's infrastructure assigned to the Engineering Division generally includes, the roadway network, pedestrian multi-use paths, stormwater management facilities, and improvements to the utility network including potable water, wastewater and stormwater systems.

Street Maintenance and Underground Utility
The Street Maintenance and Underground Utility Division is responsible for maintaining nearly 130 centerline miles of streets and the corresponding right-of-way (ROW) throughout the Village. Street maintenance includes concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk repairs, pavement patching, pavement marking, and traffic control and street name sign maintenance.

Utilities - Water and Wastewater
The Village operates and maintains a public water system that includes 5 deep wells that pump groundwater to 5 water treatment plants that distribute water to over 140 miles of water main and a combined 3.318 million gallons of elevated and ground water storage within one pressure zone. The system contains approximately 2,110 fire hydrants and 3,410 valves.

The Village operates and maintains a wastewater system that includes 2 wastewater treatment facilities (WWTF) and 14 collection system lift stations.  The East WWTF has a design capacity of 1.8 MGD and the West WWTF has a design capacity of 2.6 MGD.

Buildings and Grounds
The Building and Grounds Division is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all municipal buildings and property around them and also assists with contract ROW maintenance, streetlight maintenance and downtown snow removal.

Fleet Services 
The Fleet Services Division provides fleet maintenance services for all Village owned vehicles and equipment.  Currently this includes 74 vehicles and 23 pieces of equipment. ASE Master Certified mechanics provide a wide variety of services and repairs throughout the year.