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Comprehensive Plan - Polk City, IA

Municipal Engineering

Mitigating Municipal Engineering Challenges

Contemporary communities encounter a range of difficulties. Expert personnel are retiring, financial resources are restricted, and dealing with regulatory obstacles can be tough. Additionally, there is a substantial list of tasks to tackle — including overseeing organized growth and progress, as well as enhancing aging infrastructure and asset supervision. As a full-service firm with a diverse team of professionals who address these types of challenges daily — we are prepared to help.

City Engineer — Extension of Your Municipal Staff

In the world of municipal administration where speed is of the essence, having a team that can swiftly address challenges with effective solutions is paramount. Since 1977, our strategy for municipal engineering has been to provide our clients with a dedicated point of contact possessing extensive experience: the City Engineer. Behind the scenes, this individual is supported by a team of over 200 professionals from Snyder & Associates. This setup ensures that you receive prompt solutions to immediate issues, underpinned by expert knowledge.

Committed to the long-term prosperity of the communities we serve, we prioritize our clients’ needs. We excel in fostering strong relationships between municipal staff and community stakeholders, considering all viewpoints. Through our knowledge, focus, and meticulousness, we anticipate and address problems before they escalate, ensuring our clients are well-informed and minimizing the need for changes. Our focus is not solely on the projects themselves; it’s about cultivating robust connections with the people we assist. Even after more than four decades since our firm’s establishment, this client-centered approach remains crucial to our capacity to deliver daily municipal engineering services to over 50 communities in the Midwest.

Our Municipal Engineering Services


Considering limitations in both budget and time, we tackle contemporary transportation obstacles and develop a forward-looking plan to improve your transportation network. Learn more about our street design services here.


Our primary focus is on ensuring the provision of safe and dependable drinking water to the communities under our care. This involves prioritizing and planning enhancements for water supply, treatment, and distribution systems. Click here to read more about our water service offering.


We are capable of aiding in the enhancement of aging wastewater treatment and collection systems, while also offering expertise in the planning and design of new facilities tailored to accommodate the needs of expanding communities. Discover more about our wastewater capabilities here.

Stormwater Management

We are here to assist you in addressing a wide range of stormwater drainage and erosion concerns, spanning from small backyard swales to major rivers coursing through your community. For more on our stormwater management, click here.

Construction Observation 

Our experienced construction observation team utilizes current knowledge of materials, techniques, and technology to ensure that projects adhere to plans and specifications.

Plan Reviews

Our team will meticulously review developers’ plans, encompassing preliminary and final plats as well as construction drawings, to guarantee alignment with city plans, codes, and specifications.

GIS & Asset Management

We empower our municipal clients with GIS technology to simplify the processes of data development, maintenance, organization, and analysis. Click here to read more about our GIS and asset management services.

Pavement Management

Effectively manage and strategize roadway maintenance while optimizing the use of resources by employing pavement preservation techniques tailored to your community’s unique requirements.