Richard Alves, Town Engineer/Assistant Director

The Engineer Division is responsible for inspection and administering public works projects such as streets, culverts, drains, sidewalks, sewers, and water mains; responsible for the planning, designing, preparing contract specifications and engineering preparation of projects.

Acts as Professional Engineer for the Town; reviews and approves subdivision plans and site plans for commercial and residential projects, such as, public utilities (water, sewer, drainage, roadway design, etc.); meets with engineers and developers to review construction requirements and specifications; reviews all plans submitted to the Planning Board, Conservation Commission, and upon request, Building Department, Board of Health, and Select Board.

Acts as liaison with other municipalities, State and Federal agencies as necessary when joint engineering and/or funding of projects affects the Town.