WCEO Duties and Responsibilities

Engineering:

  • Long range planning and engineering
  • Bridge and culvert design
  • Drainage design
  • Roadway design
  • Traffic engineering and design
  • Surveying/GPS
  • Right-of-way/Property acquisition
Construction and Inspection :

  • Administration of all capital improvement contracts
  • Bridge, roadway and intersection construction and the annual pavement resurfacing program
  • Inspection, measurement and documentation of all pay items
  • Certifies adherence to specifications and plans
  • Prepares partial and final payments to contractors
  • Utility coordination and relocation for Gas, water, telephone, electric, cable, and sanitary
  • Reviews and issues various permits
  • Annual bridge inspection
  • Operations and Maintenance:
  • Road and Bridge Maintenance
  • Ditching and drainage, culvert installation, painting and striping, pothole patching, bridge repair, berm work, guardrail repair, mowing, brush and weed control, snow and ice control
  • Emergency Maintenance
  • Storm damage, downed trees, high water and flooding problems, debris
  • Traffic Operations
  • Maintenance of traffic signs and pavement markings
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Maintenance and upgrade of on- and off-road vehicles and equipment
  • Safety
  • Training of personnel on safety procedures to ensure compliance with OHSA regulations
  • Railroad crossings
  • Building and grounds upkeep
Tax Map Office:

  • Keeps tax maps of all land in the county by parcel number and owner name
  • Checks survey plats for compliance with the Wyandot County Conveyance Standards
Administration and Finance:

  • Records - Maintain permanent copies of all road and bridge plans, maps, aerial photos, benchmarks and land records
  • Information Systems - Maintenance and operation of computers, software and local area network
  • Budget and Payroll
  • Management of annual budget, including anticipation of fiscal needs and assessment of revenue availability in order to balance spending while developing a schedule of infrastructure projects
  • Public Information
  • Coordination of project and construction information, media relations, development and production of the official Wyandot County Map as well as the management of this website