Public Works Department

The Public Works Department Oversees

  • 92 miles of streets
  • 161 miles of sanitary and storm sewers
  • 1,497 hydrants
  • 13 sewer pump stations
  • 8 wells
  • 4 water towers
  • 766 acres of parks. public land and facilities
  • 1,548 street lights
  • Tree inspection and maintenance
  • Assists with a city events and programs
  • Emergency response for disasters

Goals

  • To make all streets passable within 10 hours after snow plowing begins
  • To fill all significant potholes within one week
  • To mow all parks on a weekly basis throughout the summer
  • To clean and inspect sewers on a 3 year cycle
  • To respond to sewer backups in less than an hour
  • To sweep streets twice a year