Since 1985, Gewalt Hamilton has served as the Village Engineer for the Village of Kildeer, a 3.47-square-mile community of approximately 4,000 residents in southwest Lake County. Kildeer has a diverse commercial corridor along US Rte. 12 (Rand Road). Residents and commercial tenants in the Village expect a high level of service and attention to their individual concerns.

Gewalt Hamilton has performed extensive engineering design and review services for Kildeer, including:

  • Review of all proposed development, including residential and commercial;
  • Management of the Village’s annual roadway maintenance and rehabilitation program utilizing Motor Fuel Tax funds;
  • Serves as the Lake County Watershed Development Ordinance Enforcement Officer for stormwater;
  • Preparation of construction drawings and construction management and observation services for all capital improvements;
  • Maintenance of the Village’s sewer atlases and zoning map;

Since 1985, a majority of the Rand Road commercial corridor has been developed, and has numerous residential subdivisions in the Village. Gewalt Hamilton has provided full municipal services that include planning assistance, engineering review, sanitary sewer planning and design, storm water management, plat review, traffic review, public hearing testimony, and construction observation. The following summarizes private development that has occurred in the 30 years that Gewalt Hamilton has served as the Village Engineer:

  • 15 Residential Subdivisions that encompass approximately 720 acres, 670 lots (12,000 sf to multi-acre)
  • Four Commercial Shopping Centers that provide approximately 400,000 sf of retail space
  • Sanitary sewer planning, design and review for over 12 miles of new sewer and 7 lift stations