Mayor Nominates Rob Phillips as City Engineer

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 6:44am

Madison - Mayor Dave Cieslewicz announced today that he has named Rob Phillips as City Engineer. Phillips is currently the City's Interim City Engineer.

"Rob is an experienced and skilled manager and a proven leader in the City's Engineering Division," Mayor Cieslewicz said. "I'm pleased to announce his selection, and I'm confident he will be a great City Engineer."

"I am pleased to have been selected as City Engineer, and I am looking forward to serving the Mayor, Common Council and the citizens of Madison in this new capacity," Phillips said.

In addition to serving as the Interim City Engineer since July, Phillips has also served the City of Madison in several other capacities. For the past decade, Phillips served as Assistant City Engineer. Previously, he was the Principle Engineer for the Transportation Design Section and Senior Civil Engineer. A City employee for over 20 years, Phillips is also a UW-Madison graduate.

Pending confirmation by the Common Council, Phillips will start as City Engineer in February.


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