Public Works

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City’s Transfer Station to Reopen Tuesday; Holiday Schedule Set for Sanitation

The city’s transfer station on Howard Street will reopen Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Regular hours are 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, though the station will be closed on Friday, January 1, for New Year’s Day. Garbage also will not be picked up on New Year’s Day, but
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The Department of Public Works is responsible for the maintenance of many aspects of the city’s infrastructure including garbage collection, sewer lines, water distribution lines, city owned and vacant property, street lighting, roadways including snow removal, city owned vehicles, and the care of city owned trees. 

The DPW Administrative Office handles most incoming calls, logging almost 2,500 service requests from the public each year.  These requests for service are directed to any one of the Public Works Divisions or Subdivisions. 

THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT OVERSEES MULTIPLE DIVISIONS INCLUDING: