Public Works

Public Works


{B567086E-3163-4F36-9494-8924A0AABD74}The Public Works Department is responsible for street maintenance, snowplowing, grading, park maintenance, storm sewer system, sanitary sewer system, water utility, street sweeping, patching, etc. There are eight full-time employees, one full time-clerical employee, 5 seasonal public works employees, and 20 seasonal pool employees. Their work is also supplemented by contractors and consultants retained and supervised by the Department. The Council has committed approximately $750,000.00 annually to its capital construction projects in addition to maintenance projects. These include street construction & reconstruction; sidewalk construction & maintenance, and installation of utilities.

Some of the Department’s responsibilities include:

  • 40 miles of streets, alleys and parking lots (snowplowing, patching & sweeping)
  • Traffic control signs and markings
  • Stop blocks, crosswalks and curb painting
  • Storm sewer system
  • 30 miles of sanitary sewer main
  • 32 miles of water main
  • 22 vehicles and heavy equipment
  • One 320,000 gallon pool
  • 2 miles of riverwalk
  • Two City parks, three ball diamonds, four park shelters, one tennis court, three playgrounds, two basketball courts, four volleyball courts and nine camp sites
  • Provide supervision and inspection on the City’s capital projects

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