Public Works Department


The Public Works Department maintains the city's streets and parks.

Street Maintenance

Street maintenance involves snow removal, cleaning, patching, and repairing streets. The Street Overlay Program provides for the overlay of asphalt at regular intervals to help maintain an adequate surface on the streets. In addition, a program exists for the timely replacement of curbs and sidewalks.

Park Maintenance

Park maintenance provides for the mowing of grass, planting and maintenance of beds, trees, flowers, shrubs, and removal of trash and debris from city facilities and parks.

Building Maintenance

Building maintenance includes grounds maintenance at City Hall, Police Safety Center, Community Center, Merriam Marketplace, Aquatic Center, and the Public Works building.

Other Maintenance

Routine maintenance of streetlights, traffic signals, and city signage is included, as well as all drainage maintenance.

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