Thomas Cobb, PE tapped as Cheyenne city engineer

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (RELEASE) - Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr announced on Friday that Thomas Cobb, PE will serve as City Engineer pending confirmation by the City Council.

“I’m thrilled that Tom has agreed to join our team. He’s well-respected in the business community, and his experience is exceptional. He inherits a great staff, and I have full confidence in our engineering department,” said Orr. “His leadership comes at a critical time as we continue work on the Christensen Overpass, the extension of a major stormwater drainage system through the capitol complex area, and the creation of joint city-county stormwater drainage master plan, to name a few. As Cheyenne continues to grow, so do the complexities of our infrastructure and transportation needs. Tom will lead us well into the future.”

Cobb graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering and has worked for over 28 years in Wyoming and Colorado from both the public and private sector perspective. His experience has included transportation planning, land use master planning, public participation programs (development, implementation, and oversight), civil site engineering, site and heavy highway and interstate construction administration, bicycle and pedestrian paths, pedestrian facilities and structures, storm sewer, sanitary sewer collection/interceptors, water distribution, and water and wastewater master planning studies.

Cobb currently serves as the Senior Engineer and Planner for the Cheyenne Metropolitan Planning Organization. He will begin October 1st, as Interim City Engineer until confirmation by council at the October 14th meeting.