Public Works

Garbage
Roads
lighting
water

Responsibilities


Responsibilities of the Public Works Operations Department include:
  • Collecting garbage
  • Controlling traffic by maintaining traffic and pedestrian signals, installing and replacing signs, and marking lines
  • Cutting grass and danger trees to maintain city parks
  • Issuing street permits
  • Locating utility services
  • Maintaining memorial benches
  • Maintaining roadways, alleys, sidewalks, curbs, and gutters
  • Maintaining street lighting
  • Managing snow and ice and removing snow from pathways
  • Providing water and water treatment plant services that include water conservation, new services, and water quality testing
  • Providing new sewer and sewer treatment plant services
  • Sweeping streets