The City at Work

2019 Projects

D Street Public Works Facility

Project Manager: Jim Marino
Statue: Design
Schedule: 2019

The City acquired a parcel located at 1740 D Street to create an office and industrial facility for the City’s Public Works Department staff and equipment currently located at the Rufus Allen Corporation Yard and the Tata Lane Offices.

By relocating the staff and equipment at the Rufus Allen location, the City realizes potential for increased recreational opportunities and facilities at that location in conjunction with the proposed recreation center rehabilitation and future 56 acres project.

Lake Tahoe Blvd Bike Trail

Project Manager: Randy Carlson
Status: Design
Schedule: Completed 2020

This project will design and construct a class 1 bike trail, ADA compliant ramps, and streetlights along the 0.6 mile section of Lake Tahoe Boulevard from the intersection of Viking Way (D-Street) to the intersection of State Hwy 89 and US Highway 50 (South Wye). The project is currently in the design phase with construction expected in 2020. The CEQA document is currently available for public viewing. The document can be found here

Sierra Blvd Streetscape

Project Manager: Stan Hill
Status: Implementation
Schedule: 2019

The project will rehabilitate the 0.6-mile stretch of Sierra Blvd from Palmira Avenue to Barbara Ave. The rehabilitation of Sierra Blvd includes the redesign of the roadway section, with bike lane(s), paths, pedestrian sidewalks and the addition of streetscape improvements such as pedestrian lighting, hardscape, and landscape improvements in conjunction with a Rule 20 Utility undergrounding project that occurred in 2013. The project will also provide corridor water quality improvements and tie-in with the erosion control improvements surrounding the project area. The Complete Streets project will provide a connection between the future Greenway Bike trail and Lake Tahoe Bikeway.

ROAD CLOSURE - Reconstruction of Sierra Blvd. involves pulverization of existing asphalt. During periods of exposed dirt, sections of Sierra Blvd will be CLOSED to through traffic until the placement of new asphalt paving. Road closure and detour signs will direct traffic around the project area affected by the road closure. This temporary full-time road closure of exposed dirt areas will reduce dust from vehicle travel through the project area.

Bijou Park Creek SEZ/Watershed Restoration

Project Manager: Jason Burke
Status: Implementation
Schedule: 2021

The project aims to address water quality and flooding issues in the Lower Bijou Park Creek area (Phase 1), which currently discharges runoff from roadways, commercial, and residential are directly into the Ski Run Marina. The area is subject to historic flooding due to undersized and deteriorating infrastructure in the lower watershed area. The project will include restoration of SEZ and associated water quality improvements to reduce sediment and nutrient loads in urban runoff discharged to Lake Tahoe.

Upper Bijou Park Creek Restoration

Project Manager: Jason Burke
Status: Planning
Schedule: 2021

Bijou Park Creek watershed is one of the most urbanized within the Lake Tahoe Basin, including encroachment of impervious coverage (buildings, parking lots, and roads) into historic stream environment zones (SEZs). The watershed-scale effort will address fine sediment particle and nutrient loading associated with urban and roadway runoff while seeking to alleviate flooding with SEZ restoration. The planning and design will consider opportunities to address the alteration of the upper watershed when large amount of fill that created the Heavenly California Lodge parking lot inadvertently altered drainage patterns in the watershed, routing new runoff into the constrained conveyance system.

Tahoe Valley Greenbelt

Project Manager: Stan Hill
Status: Planning
Schedule: 2021

The Greenbelt project includes multi-benefit stormwater, SEZ, bicycle and pedestrian improvements and recreational amenities. Water quality and SEZ enhancements will include improving existing drainage ways and drainage systems to spread, treat, infiltrate, and retain flows from roadways, commercial areas, and other high priority, directly connected urban areas. Pedestrian and bicycle will include improving connectivity within the project area and to regional networks.

Tahoe Valley Area Plan Public Review (PDF)
Conceptual Photos (Artist rendition, not actual design) (PDF)
Conceptual Design (Map) (PDF)

  1. Ray Jarvis

    Raymond Jarvis

    Public Works Director
    Phone: (530) 542-6031

  2. Jim Marino

    Capital Improvements Project Manager
    Phone: (530) 542-6027

  3. Andra Burnam

    Public Works Administration
    Phone: (530) 542-6034

  4. Travis Shindelbower

    Maintenance Manager
    Phone: (530) 542-6088

  5. Dennis Churchill

    Lead Parks Maintanance
    Phone: (530) 542-6098

  6. Jerry Heath

    Maintenance Manager
    Phone: (530) 542-6030

  7. Stan Hill

    Phone: (530) 542-6039

  8. Jason Burke

    Stormwater Program Coordinator
    Phone: (530) 542-6038

  9. Randy Carlson

    Associate Civil Engineer
    Phone: (530) 542-6033

  10. Chuck Taylor

    Associate Civil Engineer
    Phone: (530) 542-6042

  11. Ryan Malhoski

    GIS Analyst
    Phone: (530) 542-6194

  12. Mark Frisina

    Resident Engineer
    Phone: (530) 542-7415

  13. Faye-Marie Pekar

    Engineering Technician
    Phone: (530) 542-6070