PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
DON SOPAK, DIRECTOR
Utilities Customer Service 893-1016 or 893-1017
The Public Works Department consists of 31 full-time employees.
Streets: Responsible for maintaining approximately 68 miles of paved and 32 miles of unpaved streets, and providing regular maintenance of roads, curbs, sidewalks, alleys and signage. We trim trees growing into roads or alleys and trim/remove hazardous trees on city right-of-ways.
Sanitation: Provide solid waste collection services to commercial, multi-family and single-family accounts within the city limits.
Stormwater: Clean, maintain, restore and construct the stormwater drainage system; this includes 120,000 feet of drain lines, 211 stormwater inlets, catch basins, culverts and transmission lines, retention/detention ponds and 7 outfalls.
Water: Maintain water mains providing service to approximately 69 miles of water lines, valves, 285 fire hydrants and 347 backflow devices; reading 5,506 meters for billing and conduct water quality inspections.
Sewer: Maintain and repair sewer lines and maintain and operate the wastewater collection system consisting of 2 lift stations, 714 sewer manholes, 2 miles of force mains, and 105 miles of sewer laterals/mains.
Vehicle Maint: Maintain and repair all city vehicles, including 23 police vehicles, 5 fire trucks, 9 sanitation trucks, 5 tractors, 40 heavy-duty vehicles, and three trolleys.
Building Maint: Provide preventative/remedial building maintenance for approx. 94,000 sq feet of city buildings and coordinate activities of trade contractors performing work.
Recycling: We are proud of the approximately 987.43 tons of materials that have been recycled in 2010. These materials include newspaper, mixed paper, cardboard, aluminum, tin, steel, plastic, yard waste and electronics.
- VEHICLE MAINTENANCE
- BUILDING MAINTENANCE
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