Timothy J. Piper, P.E., P.S., announced today that he would be retiring from the office of Allen County Engineer on July 31st of this year. Piper graduated from Ohio Northern Engineering in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He was hired as a design engineer at the Allen County Engineer’s office on July 14, 1975. In 1980, Piper obtained his Ohio’s Professional Engineers (P.E.) license and in 1985 he obtained his Ohio’s Professional Surveyors License (P.S.). During his first ten years of employment Piper designed over 50 bridges for Allen County. In 1980 he was put in charge of the annual county, township and village road programs, overseeing the paving and maintenance of hundreds of miles of roadways for the next 25 years. Piper was appointed as Chief Deputy Engineer in 1999 and was appointed as Allen County Engineer in September of 2005. He was elected to office in 2006 and was re-elected in 2008 and 2012.