Battle Ground City Manager Erin Erdman has named Acting Public Works Director/City Engineer Mark Herceg as the city’s Public Works Director.
Mr. Herceg has 18 years of civil engineering and public works experience. He is a graduate of Marquette University, having earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. He has also earned the distinction of Professional Engineer. He has served the City of Battle Ground for 16 years, beginning in January of 2003 as an Associate Civil Engineer, promoted to Assistant City Engineer in 2008 and named City Engineer in 2014. After the Public Works Director position was vacated earlier this year, he was tasked with serving as the Acting Director.
“Mark has an excellent record of accomplishments in the city of Battle Ground,” said City Manager Erin Erdman, “He is an effective leader focused on continual improvements to department processes.”
The city’s Public Works Department is comprised of two divisions - Engineering and Public Works Operations. The two divisions work collaboratively to plan, build and maintain the publicly owned infrastructure of streets, water, sewer, stormwater, and parks.