Public Works Dept.
Public Works Department - Engineering

The Engineering Department is responsible for project management, plan review of various private developments, design of construction plans for various city projects including roadways and storm drain systems and performing project field inspections as necessary. The City Engineer also serves as an advisor to the Planning Commission and provides assistance to other City departments in resolving engineering problems. Program Goal
Promote safety, order, convenience, prosperity and general welfare of the citizens of Harlingen in accordance with present and future needs of the City. Provide efficiency and economy in the process of development, for convenience of traffic and circulation of goods, for good civic design by enforcing adopted rules and standards.

Objectives for 2018-2019

  • Update Drainage Ordinance and the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance.
  • Complete the plans, specifications and solicit bids for the Street Repaving Program 2018-2019
  • Submit grants applications for funding of drainage improvement projects through the Texas Department of Emergency Management – Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
  • Submit grant applications for funding of sidewalk improvement projects through the Texas Department of Transportation – Safe Routes to School Program.


Engineering Staff Contact Information:
 Andy Vigstol, P.E., SIT City Engineer 956.216.5223
 Kimberly Salinas   Assistant City Engineer      956.216.5283 
 Oscar Ovalle  Project Control Officer  956.230.8006
 Brent Santillan Engineering Technician  956.216.5281 
 Olivia Gil Engineering Technician  956.216.5281

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