Engineering in Devils Lake, North Dakota


Mike Grafsgaard

City Engineer  

Devin Gathman

Assistant City Engineer  

Helen Carlson

Engineering Admin



423 6th St NE, PO Box 1048 
Devils Lake, ND 58301


701.662.7600 Ext. 2


The Engineering Department oversees the administration, design, construction, inspection and replacement of the City’s infrastructure, including transportation, utility and flood control projects associated with the redevelopment of aging City infrastructure and new development. The Engineering Department is responsible for the following divisions:

The Engineering Department is also responsible for requests before the following Boards/Commissions:

Capital Improvement Plan

The Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) is developed to help identify and prioritize the needs for construction of capital improvement projects, specifically related to the City's infrastructure, based on financial projections and available revenue sources. Projects included can be changed by City Commission reconsideration, availability of funding, infrastructure priorities and ability to manage/implement project.

2023 - 2028 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)


Coming soon. Contact the Engineering Department for permit details.