RODNEY A. TISSUE, P.E., City Engineer for the City of Hagerstown, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering Technology from the University of Pittsburgh. As City Engineer, he manages the Department of Parks and Engineering that includes Engineering, Parks and Recreation and the City’s recycling program. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Maryland and Pennsylvania; a member of American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Public Works Association, National Recreation and Parks Association, Americans for the Arts and is involved in various community activities. He began his employment with the City of Hagerstown in July, 1992 as the Assistant City Engineer until August 2001 when he became the City Engineer. He worked in the private sector for seven years. Some major projects completed in that time include the development and construction of the Fairgrounds Park, Eastern Boulevard, and University Plaza, Arts & Entertainment District Parking Deck, Jonathan Street streetscape and the Hagerstown Cultural Trail. Specifically on the Hagerstown Cultural Trail, he was the manager for the project that connects the downtown Arts & Entertainment District with the City Park cultural area including the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. The public art phase included the development of a Master Plan for Public Art and the initial implementation is the largest public art installation in the City’s history that included photo murals, sculpture, laser-cut screens, a 16,000 sf free form mural, water feature, and the relocation of a Richard Deutsch sculpture to Hagerstown.