To provide quality, responsive maintenance, and collection services to its residents and businesses within established budgets.
To provide well-planned and constructed capital projects that service the public and enhances public and private infrastructure. Public works strives to improve neighborhood safety and quality of life.
Maintenance of the city’s infrastructure is the heart of the public works department. This comprises of about 25% of its budget. More than 61 full-time city employees maintain:
253 lane miles of road sweeping, paving and repair, snow removal, vacuum leaf collection, and storm drain clean out
11 city parks
Eight school fields
Two city cemeteries
151,500 square feet of planting beds
408 pieces of equipment including 320 licensed vehicles