Architectural and Engineering

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION

Architecture, Engineering, and Environmental Services Division

(AE & ES)

  

 

 

This division is responsible for providing Architectural services, civil engineering, construction management, environmental services, airport engineering and various support services, for example, Geographic Information System services, facilities assessment and County-wide building grounds record archives.

 

 

 

 

The Architectural, Engineering and Environmental Services Division (AE & ES) provides professional and technical services related to the maintenance, construction and rehabilitation of the public infrastructure and preservation of Milwaukee County's natural resources. The AE & ES Division is comprised of the Architectural Services Section, Civil Engineering/Site Development Section, Airport Engineering Section, Environmental Services Section, Support Services Section and the Milwaukee County Automated Land Information Sytem (MCAMLIS).

 

The Architectural Services Section provides technical services in building maintenance, remodeling, additions and new construction for all Milwaukee County departments.  Specific tasks performed include budget development and construction estimation, bid document design, evaluation and contract award, design development and project management, from conception to project completion.

 

The Airport Engineering Section provides planning, design, and construction management services for all major maintenance and capital projects at General Mitchell International and Lawrence J. Timmerman Airports. This section coordinates planning and administration of projects with state and federal agencies, and with airlines and other airport tenants.


The Civil Engineering and Site Development Section provides civil engineering and land surveying services.  Specific services include project management, design and preparation of drawings, technical specifications and bidding documents, engineering feasibility studies and needs assessments for Milwaukee County facilities, certified survey maps, site surveys and construction staging.

 

The Environmental Services Section provides technical and managerial services concerning environmental issues including sustainability to all Milwaukee County departments. Environmental issues addressed include the incorporation of green building concepts, environmental due diligence for property acquisition and disposal, procurement of grant funding, implementation of Milwaukee County's Green Print Initiative, stormwater management and hazardous substance control (asbestos, lead, PCBs, mercury, pesticides/herbicides, etc.). This section also monitors underground storage tanks, landfills, air quality, recycling, solid waste, water quality and brownfields.

 

 

The Support Services Section provides record management, facilities assessments and Milwaukee County Automated Mapping and Land Information System (MCAMLIS) administration.  Services include the development, maintenance of the property assets inventory, management of asset and project record archives, and assessment of County infrastructure.

 

The Milwaukee County Automated Mapping and Land Information System (MCAMLIS) functions as the County's Land Information Office. Pursuant to Section 59.72 of the Wisconsin Statutes and County Board Resolution File 90-707 (a), approved on November 8, 1990, MCAMLIS may design, develop and implement a land information system integrating property and ownership records with the U.S. Public Land Survey referenced parcel identified boundary information, prepare boundary referenced parcel property maps suitable for producing accurate land title or survey boundary line information and prepare maps with documented accuracy suitable for local planning efforts. Six dollars out of the $25 recording fee is retained to fund MCAMLIS operations. The $6 surcharge is only available for expenditure related to MCAMLIS operations and may not be used for any other County purpose.

 

ECONOMIC BUDGET

 

THe AE & ES Division contracts with a wide variety of vendors to perform various projects around the County. In a typical year, the division contracts out $40 million dollars of work with over 150 vendors. A majority of these funds are for construction and consulting based contracts projects. The division seeks out firms every year for inclusion on lists for a variety of services and also publishes available business opportunities. The division believes in, and enforces, equal opportunity for the variety of business opportunities available to the public.  To view business opportunitIes, please view the Milwaukee County Business Opportunity Portal.

 

RECENT MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

The A & E Division was awarded a National Public Works Association project of the year for the Bradford Beach Storm Water Controls Project.

 

The Milwaukee County Interactive Mapping website was launched providing both secure and public access. This site has averages over 250,000 page displays per month for community mapping needs.

 

A & E recently completed the design and construction of the County's first solar power installations at Washington Park Senior Center, Wilson Park Senior Center and Juneau Park Comfort Station.

 

The Airport Engineering section is currently designing a new $50 million renovation of the Baggage Claim area. This project is scheduled for construction in 2012.

 

AE & ES recently completed $2 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funded projects to reconstruct parkway roads.

 

 

BUILDING A FOUNDATION OF EXCELLENCE
   

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION

Architecture, Engineering and Environmental Services Division

(AE & ES)

 

  

 

CONTACT US:

 

Greg High, Director

Department of Administrative Services

Architectural, Engineering and Environmental Services Division

2711 West Wells Street, Suite 200

Milwaukee, WI  53208

Phone: (414) 278-3922

Fax: (414)  223-1366

 

Edward Baisch, Engineer

Department of Administrative Services

Airport Engineering Section

5300 S. Howell Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53207

Phone: (414) 747-5320

 

Stevan Keith, Managing Engineer

Department of Administrative Services

Architectural, Engineering and Environmental Services Division

Environmental Services Section

2711 West Wells Street, Suite 200

Milwaukee, WI  53208

Phone: (414) 278-3922

Fax: (414)  223-1366

 

Karl Stave, Resident Contract Manager,

Department of Administrative Services

Architectural, Engineering and Environmental Services Division

Site Development Section

2711 West Wells Street, Suite 200

Milwaukee, WI  53208

Phone: (414) 278-3922

Fax: (414)  223-1366

 

William Banach, Principle Architect

Department of Administrative Services

Architectural, Engineering and Environmental Services Division

Architectural Services Section

2711 West Wells Street, Suite 200

Milwaukee, WI  53208

Phone: (414) 278-3922

Fax: (414)  223-1366