Engineering is a service-oriented division that provides technical support and services to City departments, performs surveys and grade shots for City projects, project management and inspection duties on Capital Improvement Projects (CIP), and department projects. The Engineering Division is also the point of contact for information relating to the NPDES  Stormwater Permit.

Madrid Sidewalk Construction: Beginning the week of January 27, 2020 through May 29, 2020 weather pending, construction is schedule for: a 5’ sidewalk on the southern side of the Madrid Blvd to US 41 SB, curbing and drainage improvements. Travelers are requested to use extreme caution while workers are present in the right of way and allow additional time for travel while work is performed.  Temporary delays are to be anticipated. If you have any questions, please contact Linda Sposito, Sr. Project Manager, Public Works Department at (941)575-5060 between the business hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


 Sailfish Bridge Construction: Effective 1/27/2020, for approximately 30 days, Sailfish Bridge will be under construction to repair erosion damage under the bridge. Sailfish Bridge is also known as the 2nd Bridge on Marion Avenue and is located between Gulfview Road and Maria Court. Boat passage will be restricted Monday through Friday between 7:00am to 6:00pm. Boats will be allowed to pass for 30 minutes starting at noon and again at 3:00pm.  Vehicle traffic should not be affected.  If you have any questions, please contact Mark Gering, City Engineer at (941) 575-5030 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


 Design Permitting and Management of City Construction Projects;

  • Drainage and Stormwater Management
  • Engineering Review of Commercial Construction Projects
  • Special Permits for Dock Construction
  • Street Lighting Coordination
  • Traffic Signals, Signs and Striping Coordination
  • Paving Program
  • Stormwater