The Public Works Department is responsible for the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of all city roads, the water and sewer systems, storm sewers and the maintenance of city-owned equipment. The department consists of four operating divisions: Street, Utility, Maintenance, and Parks.
The Street Division is responsible for maintenance, repair and snow plowing of local streets and cul-de-sacs. It is also responsible for maintaining traffic signals, street name and regulatory signs, storm sewer and ponding areas, pavement markings and tree trimming along boulevards.
The Utility Division is composed of the water and sanitary sewer operations. This division operates and maintains wells, water storage facilities, water mains, sanitary sewer lines and lift stations, and fire hydrants.
The Maintenance Division is responsible for the purchase, maintenance, repair, and replacement of city vehicles and equipment.
The Parks Division maintains all areas of developed parks and grounds adjacent to public buildings and right-of-ways, including seeding, fertilizing and mowing of grass. Other areas of responsibilities include maintenance of all athletic fields, playgrounds, trails, open skating and hockey rinks, and trash removal from all parks. For more information please contact Public Works at (320) 258-7339.