Art Vela, P.E.

Public Works Department
Title: Director of Public Works/City Engineer
Phone: 951-922-3134
Art Vela

Education and Experience

Bachelors of Science: Civil Engineering (2005)

California Polytechnical University, Pomona

Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honarary)


Masters of Science: Earth and Environmental Science (2015)

California State University San Bernardino


City of Banning 

Assistance Civil Engineer: 10/2005 – 6/2010

Senior Civil Engineer: 6/2010 – 2/2015

Director of Public Works/City Engineer: 2/2015 – 1/2022

Director of Public Works: 1/2022 - Present

Professional Affiliations/Licenses/Certificates/Memberships

Professional Engineering License #75696 (2010)

Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Society

Qualified Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan Developer (QSD/P) #00585

American Society of Civil Engineers

American Public Works Association

American Water Works Association

Public Works Project Management

ITS Fundamental of Inspection Practice


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