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Welcome to the Public Works Department!


The Department of Public Works (DPW) has broad responsibilities in the City including:
  • Maintenance and repair of City owned streets and sidewalks
  • Maintenance and repair of streetlights and traffic signals
  • Maintenance and repair of public buildings, including public schools
  • Maintenance of city parks, playgrounds, and public shade trees
  • Operation and maintenance of city owned cemeteries
  • Assuring proper collection and disposal of residential solid waste and recycling
  • Delivering safe, potable drinking water
  • Collection, treatment and disposal of sewerage and storm water