Public Works

Welcome to the Public Works Department

The Public Works Department is comprised of 3 divisions:
  • Engineering Division
  • Street Division
  • Wastewater Division

Engineering Division

The Engineering Division:
  • Performs in-house design
  • Administers construction contracts
  • Issues and inspects right of way use permits
  • Issues and inspects land disturbance and storm water management permits
  • Performs a variety of other investigations and plan reviews for subdivisions and site development

Street Division

The Street Division maintains 80 miles of city streets, which includes:
  • Snow removal
  • Patching
  • Curb and gutter repair
They also maintain the city storm water system of inlets, pipes, and ditches. The city brush and leaf collection site is operated under contract with Braik Brothers.

Wastewater Division

The Wastewater Division maintains and operates the Wastewater Treatment Plant (3 million gallons per day) and 84 miles of pipes, 1900 manholes, and 13 lift stations in the sewer collection system.