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File #: MOT 23-24    Name:
Type: Motion Status: Regular Agenda
In control: President and Board of Trustees
On agenda: 5/8/2023 Final action:
Title: A Motion to Approve an Updated Organizational Chart for the Public Works Department
Attachments: 1. Current FY 2023 Org Charts PW, 2. Proposed FY 2023 Org Chart PW
Submitted By
Rob Sproule - Public Works Director & Kira Tchang - Assistant Village Manager/ HR Director

Reviewed By
A.M. Zayyad, Deputy Village Manager

Agenda Item Title
A Motion to Approve an Updated Organizational Chart for the Public Works Department

The Village is facing increased attention and concerns around traffic and mobility needs in the community. In an effort to better address these issues, staff recommends a number of organizational changes creating a new Transportation Engineering Division within the Public Works Department. These proposed changes provide more direct oversight and attention to transportation and traffic issues within the Village. Proposed changes include a reorganization of existing positions and reclassifying and/or title changes for four positions within the Department. There is no increase in the number of FTE with the proposed changes.

Adopt the Motion.

The Village, like communities across the country, is facing real and complex transportation and traffic issues. In order to give these issues the appropriate level of attention they deserve and to meet the expectations of the residents of the Village and the goals of the Village Board, staff recommends organizational changes to establish a Transportation Engineering Division within the Public Works Department. By establishing a Division that focuses on transportation and mobility issues, the Village will be in a better position to develop and implement a future Vision Zero plan, implement existing bike plans, ensure compliance with complete streets policies, address neighborhood traffic calming concerns, address accessibility concerns, better manage the Village's traffic signal and transportation system, and support Parking and Mobility Services for curbside management for parking and mobility needs.

Currently, there is only one full-time engineering staff position focused on these tr...

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