Public Works Administration – Provide direction, support, coordination and policy development of the public works divisions; public relations (service requests); budget preparation; files maintenance; program coordination and control; internal personnel management and internal fiscal management; ensures compliance with federal, state regulations.
Streets – Street maintenance; snow removal-salting and sanding-snow plowing-sidewalk plowing-parking lot plowing; line painting; sign management; street lighting, and traffic signals.
Parks Maintenance – Turf management; irrigation system maintenance; beach maintenance; playground equipment maintenance, pavilion maintenance; restroom maintenance and event preparation/tear down.
Storm Sewer Maintenance
Street Cleaning – Street sweeping; fall leaf collection, spring brush collection, leaf/brush disposal.
Right-of-Way Maintenance – Tree trimming; tree removal; stump grinding; grass cutting and utility project restoration. Work may be performed by property owner, or authorized agent, in the right-of-way but not before submitting the "Application to Work in Public Right-of-Way" form.
Alley Maintenance – Grading; graveling; brush cutting.
Cemetery –Interments, grounds maintenance and record keeping.
Facilities & Equipment – Custodial maintenance; facility repairs; facility improvements; equipment maintenance& repair; facility maintenance; preventative maintenance; equipment rehabilitation; fuel dispensing; equipment acquisition and disposal.
The City Engineer is responsible for designing, inspecting and supervising the construction of various public works projects.
Projects that the Engineer is responsible for include roads, alleys, sidewalks, sewers (storm and sanitary), bridges, parking lots and ramps, and municipal buildings. In addition, the division provides engineering services and contract administration on projects for other City departments. The division calculates assessment costs to individual properties for public improvement and development fees for new subdivisions. Also, the division is responsible for obtaining land and easements for public improvements and maintains records related to land acquisition and street vacations. This division issues permits for activities within the public right-of-way, administers the sanitary sewer service charges, and maintains as-built records for streets, sewers and municipal structures.