The Engineering Division provides Design, Project Management, Survey, Inspection and Right-of-Way Permit services. Engineering is involved in many of the City's infrastructure improvements, plus private development and public Right-of-Way issues.  Our mission is to promote public safety, sustainability, and a livable community. Browse our web pages to learn more about us.

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Engineering Sections


Our offices are located at the City Operations Complex, off River Road between Shipyard Boulevard and Independence Boulevard.


City Engineer David Cowell 910.341.7807
Contract Specialist Tawannia Bernard  910.341.7807 
Division Engineer Carl Farmer 910.341.5896
Construction Manager Bret Russell 910.341.5890
Plan Review Engineer Robert Gordon 910.341.5818
Project Engineer  Richard Christensen  910.341.7813 
Staff Engineer  (vacant)  910.341.0094 
City Surveyor Peter Brennan 910.341.0835
Survey Project Manager  Ed Ashworth  910.342.2703 
Sr. Construction Project Manager Michael Naklicki 910.341.5897
Project Managers
Anthony Geathers 910.341.5889
Denise Freund 910.341.4693
Matthew Hypes 910.341.5812
Sr. Project Engineer Phil Bevilacqua, Jr. 910.341.7808
Property Acquisition Specialist (vacant) 910.341.1008
Right of Way Specialist Skipper Funderburg 910.341.5899