Mark Relph has been the Public Works Director for Shoreline since February 2007.
Prior to coming to Shoreline, Mark was with the City of Grand Junction, CO for 16 years and served the last eight years as their Public Works & Utilities Director. While the Director, he was responsible for all engineering, street maintenance, equipment maintenance and traffic operations, plus responsible for the potable water utility (distribution and supply), the wastewater utility (collection and treatment), laboratory services and the solid waste utility. Before serving as the Director he was the Public Works Manager.
During his time in Grand Junction, he was directly responsible for projects that varied from major roadway arterials and interchanges, to drinking water resource development within watersheds and the issues associated with natural gas exploration. Prior to Grand Junction, he was the Engineering and Community Development Director for six years with the City of Delta, CO.
Before moving over to the public sector in the early 1980s, he had gained considerable experience working as a project engineer mostly for local governments. While in the private sector he designed and constructed systems involving potable water, storm water, sanitary sewer, streets, bridges and other related improvements.
Mark has BS in Civil Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver. He is also a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.