The Department of Public Works is a multi-functional department charged with the responsibility of providing a variety of services to the public as well as maintaining the City's multi-million dollar infrastructure.
Services provided by the Department of Public Works include:
Maintenance and repair of the City's buildings and street signs by the Building and Sign Division
Maintenance of the City's street lighting and traffic control signals by the Electrical Division
Maintenance of the City's street trees and public grounds by the Forestry Division
Refuse and recyclables collection and disposal by the Sanitation Section
Maintenance of the City's streets, alleys, sidewalks and sewer systems by the Street and Sewer Section
Provision of safe and sufficient drinking water and water for fire protection by the Water Division
The Department of Public Works provides staff support for the Public Works Committee and the Public Beautification Committee. The Department of Public Works organizes the Summer Band Concerts, the City's Memorial Day observance, and annual awards for Commendable Property, Best Porch and Patriotic Display.