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City of West Des Moines - City Hall
4200 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA  50265

General Information: (515) 222-3600

Cory, Joe

  • Departments:Public Services
  • Title:Deputy Public Services Director
  • Phone:(515) 222-3492
  • Email:

Joe Cory PictureJOE CORY

Under the general direction of the Public Works Director, the Deputy Public Works Director provides direction, coordination, and oversight for the Public Works Department, which includes the following areas; environmental, transportation, construction, and development. Partners with the City Engineer to assist in administering the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). Ensures that public improvements are constructed in accordance with State laws and accepted Engineering standards while minimizing risk to the public as a result of these improvements and that the public's resources are managed responsibly. Serves as representative to Metropolitan planning groups including Transportation Technical Committee.

• Engineering Manager; 2002 to 2009
• Associate Engineer; 1994 to 1999
• Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa: MPA, 2009
• Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa: BS - Civil Engineering, 1991

• Professional Engineer in the states of Iowa and Missouri
• American Public Works Association
• American Society of Civil Engineers
• Institute of Transportation Engineers
• Iowa Engineering Society
• National Society of Professional Engineers

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