The Department of Public Works is responsible for the overall maintenance of city-owned property. This includes street sweeping, mowing, snow removal, residential and commercial garbage collection within city limits.
The Department of Public Works administers the Sanitation Department, City Transit System, Street Department and Parks and Recreation Department, as well as floodwall maintenance, facility maintenance, and special event set-up.
Equipment Use Policy
Jan. 1, 2017: The City will continue to offer rental of certain items, including, but not limited to: tents, tables, chairs, barricades, the stage, etc. to non-profits as well as entities who are holding events in which the raised funds will be donated to a charitable cause. Any non-profit or entity who wishes to utilize such equipment will be required to post a deposit check in the amount of $250 to cover any item(s) that may be lost, stolen, or damaged. Equipment will be dropped off to the location of the event, and it will be the responsibility of the non-profit or entity to setup the equipment. Once the event is over, the equipment must be broken down, and Public Works will pick it up. Public Works will no longer setup any equipment UNLESS the event is held at the parking lot on McDonald Parkway between the US Bank drive through and Sutton Street. If you have any questions, please contact Public Works at 759-0419. Please fill out and remit the application to Public Works at least seven (7) days prior to the event. Deposit checks that are approved to be returned must be picked up within 30 days after event otherwise they will be shredded. No exceptions to this policy.