Public Works

The Public Works Department consists of the following divisions:

The Engineering Division administers all engineering and various public works activities of the city in accordance with the directives of the Common Council. The division is also responsible for development review, construction and field services including:

  • Administering developer’s agreements
  • Permits for working within the right of way
  • Planning design for public works projects
  • Multi-use trail development
  • Storm water management
  • Street construction / reconstruction

The Highway Division is responsible for routine maintenance and repair of all public pavements and surface infrastructure within the street right of way, with the exception of that maintained by the county or state. In addition, the division is responsible for:

  • Brush and trees maintenance within the public right of way
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Maintenance of traffic signs and signals
  • Operation of the recycling center
  • Snow and ice control
  • Storm drainage
  • Street lighting
  • Street sweeping