Engineering & Public Works

711 Laramie Avenue
Wilmette 60091

Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Phone: 847-853-7500
Fax: 847-853-7705

After-Hours Emergency: 847-256-1200

The employees of the Engineering and Public Works Department are committed to protecting the health, safety and general well-being of all Village residents by delivering outstanding public services and quality public infrastructure in a reliable, efficient and environmentally responsible manner.

The Engineering and Public Works Department is comprised of the following divisions:

• Engineering Services
• Buildings and Grounds
• Street Division
• Water/Sewer Division
• Vehicle Maintenance
• Forestry

Engineering Services consists of a staff of three licensed professional engineers, one project manager, and one engineering assistant. These five professionals have many years of combined engineering and construction experience. Engineering Services is responsible for providing all engineering services for the Village related to:

• The planning, design and construction of public capital projects
• Site plan review and oversight of the design and construction of private development projects
• Engineering inspection of public and private construction projects
• Issuing permits for and inspecting construction in the Village rights-of-way

The organization also consists of the Street Division, Forestry Division, Water and Sewer Division, Vehicle Maintenance Division, and an Administrative Support Group. The various divisions within the department operate and maintain infrastructure and equipment for Wilmette’s public streets, street lighting, right-of-way landscape maintenance, forestry program, water distribution system, sewer collection system, refuse collection including yard waste and recycling collection, and the repair of vehicles and equipment. Each one of these services is provided by a capable, well-trained, dedicated staff, many of which have considerable tenure and experience. These services include:

• Resident inquiries/Customer Service and Dispatching
• Parkway Tree Management and Landscaping
• Street Sweeping and Street Patching
• Water Main Maintenance and Repairs
• Sanitary, Storm and Combined Sewer Maintenance and Repairs
• Street Lighting Maintenance and Repairs
• Contract Oversight for Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Pick-up
• Street and Sidewalk Snow Removal Operations
• Maintenance and Repair of all Village Vehicles

The Engineering and Public Works Department normally operates Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. In the event of an emergency, residents should call the Wilmette Police Department’s non-emergency telephone number at 847-256-1200 and they will notify the Public Works on-call employee.

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Staff Directory

Brigitte Berger-Raish
Engineering & Public Works Director
(847) 853-7627
Guy Lam
Deputy Public Works Director
(847) 853-7595
Dan Manis
Village Engineer
(847) 853-7602
Jorge Cruz
Assistant Village Engineer
(847) 853-7623
Andy Stockinger
Vehicle Maintenance Superinendent
(847) 853-7583
Tony Muzik
Street Superintendent
Steve Rindfleisch
Street Division Crew Leader
(847) 853-7581
Phil Falcone
Crew Leader, Street Division
Matt Overeem
Water/Sewer Superintendent
(847) 853-7582
Joe Conrad
Water/Sewer Crew Leader
Nick deBoer
Water/Sewer Crew Leader
John Ramaker
Facilities Supervisor
(847) 853-7624
Ryan Kearney
Assistant Village Engineer
Kristopher Kordek
Engineering Assistant I
(847) 853-7625
Georgia Mihalopoulos
Permit Manager - Engineering
Kevin Sorby
(847) 853-7600
Rob Wasley
Dan Novy
Water & Sewer Crew Leader / Utility Specialist
(847) 853-7589
Kate Amoruso-McDonnell
Assistant to the Director of Public Works
(847) 853-7588