This is the office of the Highway Engineer. The County Board of Commissioners appoints the Engineer to a 4-year term. The Highway Engineer is required by state law to be a licensed professional engineer with a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree and 4 years of internship before becoming licensed.
Meeker County has 272.02 miles of county state-aid highways. 774.28 miles of township roads spanning 17.5 townships and 92 bridges.
This department has 24 employees, 8 equipment shops and $1.25 million worth of equipment. The annual budget is approximately $7 million.