The Public Works and Parks and Recreation Departments
These departments support essential infrastructure services to the City and the community by providing on-going maintenance of right of ways, streets, drainage maintenance, traffic signs, lights and signals. Capital projects are also managed through Public Works.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Public Works Department provides construction, technical, permitting, and planning services to the City and its citizens in order to enhance the overall infrastructure and development of the City.
Infrastructure inspection is performed on any infrastructure within right of way that will be maintained by the City to include:
- Roadway and bridge construction
- Utility construction
- Subdivision development
- Storm water and erosion control
Permitting – Includes utilities, storm water/erosion control, driveways, and city-required permits.
Summary of Public Works Maintenance Services:
Maintenance Supervisor-Robert Laughery
Using the Street Sweeper, City crews sweep within the City limits as needed or upon request.
Crews perform routine litter and dead animal removal within the streets and right of ways of the City limits.
Street Repairs/Pothole Patching
Crews repair potholes and street failures routinely and upon request within the City limits.
Ditch and Drainage Maintenance
Crews repair drains, inlets, and eroded ditches within the City limits upon inspection or request.
Right of Way Mowing and Trimming
Crews mow and trim City Right-of-ways, Parks, and Facilities on a routine basis during the growing season.Priority is given to major through fares, but requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis. Please call the Public Works department for non-routine maintenance requests.
Traffic and Street Signs
Crews repair and replace all street and traffic signs within the City limits as needed.
Traffic Lights and Signals
The City contracts all traffic light and signal maintenance to a certified and licensed contractor.