Engineering

What our different departments do:

Water
We oversee the operation of the 2.5 Million Gallon per Day (MGD) Water Treatment Plant and Distribution System.  The distribution system has over 125 miles of waterline, 1,000 valves and 1,500 hydrants.  The Water Department has 10 full time employees

Wastewater
We oversee the operation of the 3.5 Million Gallon per Day (MGD) Wastewater Treatment Plant and Collection System.  The collection system has over 100 miles of gravity sewer and 22 pump stations.  The Wastewater Department has 1 part time and 11 full time employees.

Engineering
We are responsible for preparing plans and specifications for all Capital Improvement Projects.  This includes the annual highway resurfacing program, improvements to the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants as well as their respective distribution and collection systems, improvements in Town parks and all Town owned buildings.  This also includes preparing the documents for the State Environmental Quality Review.

We also review and recommend approval for subdivision plans from private developers and oversee the construction of all public improvements to ensure they are constructed to Town Standards.  Commercial Development site plan review and recommendation for approval are also performed by this department.

Additionally, we prepare and administer the contracts for solid waste collection and recycling, traffic signal maintenance, maintenance contracts for electrical and plumbing repairs.

We prepare and administer the Town’s Geographic Information System (GIS) and store and maintain of 3,000 drawings of the Town’s Infrastructure and Town maps.

CONTACT US FOR HELP and/or QUESTIONS ON ANYTHING WE CAN HELP YOU WITH!

Contact

Town Hall 716-773-9600

Robert H. Westfall, P.E. 
Town Engineer x 639
rwestfall@grand-island.ny.us 

Lynn Dingey

Assistant Civil Engineer  x 626
ldingey@grand-island.ny.us 

Chris Dann
Principal Engineering Assistant   x 630
cdann@grand-island.ny.us  

Kevin Cobello
Senior Engineering Assistant/GIS Analyst  x 647

kcobello@grand-island.ny.us 


Grand Island Town Hall
1st Floor
2255 Baseline Road
Grand Island, New York 14072