Public Works

Public Works

The mission of the Public Works Department is to improve the quality of life in the City by maintaining and preserving the City’s infrastructure, parks and facilities in an attractive and safe condition. This department is dedicated to providing a high level of quality and cost-effective services to our customers.

The Public Works Department performs a variety of services. This includes snow removal, street sweeping, repair and maintenance of streets, sidewalks and storm drains; and beautification of streets, public buildings, and parks. Recycling, city vehicle maintenance and storm water management are also provided. Engineering functions include reviews of site plans, storm water management, sediment control, and paving.

The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining all City facilities including custodial services, utilities, repairs, supervision of construction and service contracts for all major equipment. Engineering functions include reviews of storm water management, sediment control, storm drainage, paving, and site plans for new developments.

The Engineering staff administers Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) for road and storm drain projects.

The Public Works Department provides a variety of services such as:

Divisions:

  • The Engineering Services Division is responsible for the administration and management of the Public Works Department as well as the design of in-house engineering projects. Staff in this division also provides expertise to the City for traffic, civil engineering and maintenance activities.

  • The Facilities Maintenance and Capital Projects Division is responsible for the administration of the care and maintenance of all City buildings, including utilities, custodial service, routine maintenance and repair. This activity area monitors service contractors of all major equipment.Capital Projects coordinates all construction documents and supervises the construction of all facility Capital Improvement Projects.

  • The Operations Division is responsible for maintaining all City streets, City vehicles and pieces of equipment , all median landscaping and flower beds, as well as all grounds and facilities in our City parks. This division is also responsible for a variety of services such as grass cutting, bulk pickup, leaf collection, street sweeping and litter pickup.