Counties
Warren County
District: 4
County Engineer: Dewayne Fender
Appointment Date: 12/7/2009
Address: 833 S. 8th Street
Monmouth, IL 61462
Telephone: (309) 734-8518
Fax: (309) 734-5668
Email: defender1@frontier.com


Engineer Bio:
Dewayne Fender has been a county engineer in Illinois since 2006 and currently serves as the Warren County Engineer. From 1991-2006 he worked as an Associate Design Engineer for private consultants in the Quad Cities. He taught courses in steel, concrete, soil mechanics and hydraulics as an Associate Professor of Civil Technology at Blackhawk College in Moline from 1993-2005. He earned his M.S. in Materials/Structures in 1991 from the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois. He also holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois in Champaign and a B.S. in Physics from Western Illinois University in Macomb.


County Background:
Established on January 13, 1825, Warren County is named after Joseph Warren, a physician and soldier who served at Lexington, a Major General of Massachusetts militia, and killed at the battle of Bunker Hill.


County Population: 17707
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 538
Assessed Valuation: 225453211
State Highway Mileage: 118
County Highway Mileage: 174
Township Highway Mileage: 761
Municipal Highway Mileage: 85
County Seat: Monmouth
State House District(s): 93, 94
State Senate District(s): 47
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 17


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
C.L. McClanahan12/3/19136/9/1930
Theodore J. Bonderer6/10/19309/8/1948
Donald B. Walker9/14/19481/14/1954
Lester L. Smith2/2/19549/30/1963
Charles E. Bowlyou1/1/196511/30/1978
Nabi R. Fakroddin12/1/19783/16/1984
Richard D. Boles3/17/19847/29/1988
Ronald Wallace10/1/19889/30/1993
Frank A. Vidoni3/21/199410/31/2001
Gene Larkin10/1/20015/1/2002
Jimmy B Justus5/20/20022/29/2008
Kevin Smith4/16/200810/2/2009