Department of Public Works Senior Staff
Administration: Gary R. Hartwell, P.E., Director of Public Works
Responsible for the overall management of the department, coordination with
other agencies, and with other city departments.
Water, Sewer, Meters, Street & Drainage, and Traffic Divisions: Kevin Grant, Operations Manager
Responsible for the daily operations of the water distribution system, wastewater collection system, SCADA operations, meter reading and installation, street maintenance, drainage and stormwater facilities maintenance, and traffic signs and markings.
Right of way and Backflow Divisions: Dan Franke, P.E., R.P.L.S., CFM, Senior Civil Engineer
Responsible for construction plan review, operational issues, utility inspections, and franchise utility coordination.
Stormwater Division: Perry Harts, P.E., Stormwater Administrator
Administers the stormwater program that encompasses compliance with the general stormwater permit issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Environmental Services Division: Jeremy Starritt, Manager
Responsible for the administration of solid waste collection, recycling, household hazardous wastes, and educational programs.
Water Resources Division: Melody Emadiazar, Manager
Responsible for water education programs, publications, and presentations for schools and all public meetings. Also, coordinates information on the city website and the local government access channel.