Public Works

Responsibilities

Public Works is comprised of a number of city departments responsible for specific maintenance functions in city right-of-ways.

Street Department

The Street Department is responsible for items such as:

  • Maintaining storm sewers / drainage ways
  • Roadside mowing
  • Snow removal
  • Street cleaning
  • Street patching
  • Street signs and markings
  • Turf restoration

Forestry Department

The Forestry Department is responsible for the care of parkway trees, including trimming, removal and new plantings.

Electrical Department

The Electrical Department is responsible for city-owned traffic signals and street lights.

Curbside Leaf Collection

Unbagged leaf collection takes place in the Fall of the year. Guidelines listing wards and dates will be distributed closer to that time.  Advanced Disposal collects bagged yard waste from March 15th through December 15th. Additional information is here.

Garbage Collection Holidays

Whenever a holiday falls on a day during the week, the scheduled pickup day is always going to be delayed by one day.

  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day