Public Sector

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Your conduit for delivering confidence

When public officials and agencies are facing funding challenges, aging infrastructure, regulatory uncertainties, and pressures from stakeholders, we offer a clear understanding of regulatory responsibilities and an integrated approach to engineering, design, construction, and consulting. We work hand-in-hand to provide comprehensive, turn-key services and reliable, cost-effective solutions that address the challenges of your community’s unique infrastructure and economic development projects. Our experience includes economic master planning, infrastructure resources, watershed planning, brownfields redevelopment, abandoned mine lands reclamation, and support for solid waste, water/wastewater, and transportation initiatives.

  • Dam and Impoundment Design, Permitting, and Inspection
  • Hydrologic and Hydraulic Modeling for Flood Routing
  • Erosion & Sedimentation Controls and NPDES Permitting
  • Pavement Analysis and Maintenance
  • Construction Services
  • Geotechnical Engineering Services
  • Infrastructure Inspection and Repair
  • ADA Compliance

  • Threatened & Endangered Species Assistance
  • Cultural Resource Investigations
  • Aquatic Ecology Studies (e.g., Benthic Macroinvertebrates, Fisheries, and Mollusks)
  • Wetland and Stream Delineation, Impact Assessment, Permitting, and Mitigation Design
  • Soil and Revegetation Studies
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Documentation and Clearances
  • Section 4(f) and 6(f) Evaluations
  • Public Outreach and Agency Coordination

  • GIS and Data Management
  • Site Inventories for Brownfields Redevelopment
  • Phase I and II Environmental Assessments
  • Site Remediation
  • Property Condition Assessments
  • Well Drilling and Abandonment Assistance
  • AST and UST Compliance, Maintenance, and Removal
  • SPCC Plan Development
  • Air Quality Sampling, Testing, and Modeling

  • Economic Master Plans
  • Business Attraction Strategies
  • Site Selection Studies
  • Site Capacity Studies
  • Business/Industrial Park Master Plans
  • Infrastructure Master Plans
  • Facility Master Plans
  • Design/Development Guidelines
  • Site Reuse Planning
  • Corporate Asset Disposition Planning
  • Mining Reclamation Planning
  • Sustainability Planning
  • Stakeholder Engagement

  • Bathymetric Surveys
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Inspections
  • Volumetric Surveys
  • Route Surveys
  • LiDAR Scanning
  • As-Built Surveys
  • Topographic Surveys
  • Boundary Surveys
  • ALTA/NSPS Surveys
  • Highway Surveys

  • Highway and Roadway Design
  • Bridge Inspection and Design
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Facility Design
  • Corridor Studies 
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Traffic Signal Design
  • Maintenance of Traffic 
  • Hydrology/ Hydraulic Analysis 
  • Surveying (Conventional, LiDar, UAS)
  • Subsurface Utility Engineering
  • Right-of-Way Plans
  • Erosion & Sediment Control Plans
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Pavement Design
  • Environmental Services 
  • Public Involvement and Outreach 
  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Management

  • Site Remediation and Waste Treatment
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
  • Landfill Design and Permitting
  • Landfill Gas Management System Design and Permitting
  • Leachate Management/Treatment Facility Design and Permitting
  • Transfer Station Design and Permitting
  • Materials Recovery Facility Design and Permitting
  • Post-closure Design and Development
  • Construction and Demolition Debris Management

  • Water Treatability Studies
  • Water System Modeling and Distribution Design
  • Wastewater Collection and Treatment
  • Facility Design and Construction
  • Passive and Active AMD Treatment Plant Design
  • Surface and Ground Water Baseline and Impact Studies
  • Floodplain Administration Assistance
  • Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit Compliance Assistance
  • MS4 Stormwater Management Program Development, Site Plan Review, and Staff Training
  • Capital Improvement Plan Prioritization
  • Municipal Engineering Services and/or Supplementation

Government and public authorities continue to face unique challenges — from aging infrastructure to implementing sustainable solutions and meeting stakeholder needs. CEC has become the partner of choice for a wide variety of agencies and organizations at every level of government. Our public sector clients choose us because we know the landscape. We understand the obstacles — funding challenges, smaller staff, and regulatory uncertainties among others — because we have strategically added professionals who have worked within the public sector. Our multi-disciplinary team of engineers, scientists, and professional consultants takes a holistic approach, to deliver solutions that not only address stated project needs, but also ancillary demands like public outreach, stakeholder input, and funding assistance. Leveraging industry-leading technologies, CEC has established a proven track record of success across public service, economic and community development, and infrastructure projects. By integrating planning, engineering, design, construction, and consulting, we have been able to deliver cost-effective solutions that benefit our clients and their constituents. If you want to know more about how we partner with the public sector, visit our website, or give us a call. We look forward to speaking with you.

Timothy D. Murphy, CESSWI

Timothy D. Murphy, CESSWI

Public Sector Lead

(419) 214-4406 | Read Bio

Mr. Murphy is a Principal with Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), where he serves as the corporate leader of the Public Sector Market Group. As a consulting organization, CEC focuses its operations on market groups with support from all of the firm’s multi-disciplined practices. As a market group leader, he is responsible for identifying trends and opportunities in the various Public Sector submarkets, as well as developing, implementing, and monitoring strategies and initiatives for growing market share and revenues. Mr. Murphy uses his 23 years of experience, along with market knowledge and long-term client relationships, to guide CEC’s activities in the Public Sector market. This includes focusing on new practices/capabilities, strategic new hires, geographic expansion, and business development initiatives.

Prior to joining CEC in 2014, Mr. Murphy served as the Environmental Commissioner for the City of Toledo. As the Environmental Commissioner, Mr. Murphy was responsible for overseeing the Division of Environmental Services, which maintains compliance with all air and water regulations in the Toledo–Lucas County region, brownfield remediation and redevelopment, emergency response, sustainability, energy efficiency, and alternative energy projects.

Mr. Murphy also served as the Local Air Agency Director as a contractual agent for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and has extensive knowledge of local, state, and federal environmental regulations. Under Mr. Murphy’s leadership, the City of Toledo obtained and administered over $15M in competitive environmental grants from the U.S. EPA, Ohio EPA, and the Ohio Department of Development, among others.

In August of 2014 during the “Do Not Drink” water emergency in the City of Toledo, Mr. Murphy took over as the Commissioner of the Division of Water Treatment. His extensive knowledge and good working relationship with the regulatory agencies was crucial as he developed and began implementation of short and long-term improvement to the Collins Park Water Treatment facility to address the harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. During his tenure as Environmental and Water Commissioner, Mr. Murphy also provided oversight to Toledo Public Power, the City of Toledo’s municipal power utility.

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