M&C Review


COUNCIL ACTION:  Approved on 12/11/2018 - Ordinance No. 23503-12-2018

DATE: 12/11/2018 REFERENCE NO.: **G-19436 LOG NAME: 20AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE IV, CHAPTER 2, DIVISION 4
CODE: G TYPE: CONSENT PUBLIC HEARING: NO
SUBJECT:   Adopt Ordinance Removing the Requirement that the Director of the Department of Public Works and Transportation Hold a Professional Engineering License and Establishing that the City Engineer and City Traffic Engineer Must be Registered Professional Engineers (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)

RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that the City Council adopt the attached ordinance removing the requirement that the Director of the Transportation and Public Works Department be a registered and licensed professional engineer and requiring that the positions of city engineer and city traffic engineer possess a valid Texas professional engineering license.

 
DISCUSSION:

The attached ordinance amends Article IV, Chapter 2, Division 4 of the City Code by removing the requirement that the Director of the Department of Transportation and Public Works be a registered professional engineer licensed to practice in Texas. However, both the city engineer and the city traffic engineer will now be required by code to possess a valid Texas professional engineering license. This action is consistent with the City Manager's desire to cast a broad net in its search for a director to effectively lead the department while ensuring technical expertise at appropriate levels.

This is for ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS.

This M&C does not request approval of a contract with a business entity.
 
FISCAL INFORMATION/CERTIFICATION:

The Director of Finance certifies that approval of the above recommendation will have no material effect on the City's budget.

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Submitted for City Manager's Office by:
Susan Alanis (8180)
Originating Department Head:
Steve Cooke (5134)
Additional Information Contact:
Doug Black (7615)

 
 
ATTACHMENTS
  Ordinance Text Amendment to TPW Establishment Ordinance Remove PE (RLforCC12.03.18).docx