Public Works Overview


  • Maintenance of all streets, alleys and right-of-ways in the City.
  • Maintenance and installation of storm sewers and drains.
  • Grading and stoning all alleys.
  • Ditching to control run - off of storm water.
  • Removal of snow and ice on city streets and city sidewalks.
  • Repair of bridges and staircases.
  • Direct the duties of utility inspector.
  • Directs residential street cleaning program.
  • Direct annual street Paving Program.
  • Correct grass, weeds and garbage complaints. 
  • Demolition of condemned structures

Sewer Department:

  • Correct residential and commercial sewer problems.
  • Maintenance of main sewer lines and manholes.
  • Installation of new sewer taps.
  • Repair of lateral and main lines on interceptor sewer.
  • Maintenance of main line lift stations in Clarksburg. 

Building Maintenance:

  • Repair, maintenance and renovation of offices and buildings.
  • Supervise custodians.
  • Removal of snow and ice along sidewalks and buildings. 

Traffic Department:

  • Traffic signal repair
  • Sign making and installation
  • Curb, crosswalk and centerline painting
  • Installation of handicap parking and loading zones
  • Placement of Holiday decorations and special-event banners
  • Pavement marking installation
  • Installation of parking meters
  • Traffic surveys, road counts and detour routes
  • Maintenance of civil defense alarm system
  • Maintenance of Pre-empt Signal System for Fire Department
  • Placement of guardrails and barricades

Compost Department:

  • Operation of Compost Center
  • Coordinate weekly yard waste pick-up from March 1 to November 30
  • Tree trimming and removal
  • Coordinate Spring and Fall clean-ups and leaf pick-ups (The schedules will be posted on the web)
  • Accept Christmas trees at no charge through second Friday of January
Compost Center operating hours:

May - September
8 am - 3 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (closed Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday) 

       October - April
       8 am - 3 pm (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)
       closed on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Parking Authority:

  • Act as Parking System Manager
  • Maintenance and control of off-street parking lots and the Hewes Ave. Parking Building
  • Maintenance and installation of on-street meters
  • Cash key system for parking meter use. (Will be in operation at a later date) Contact Darrel McCune 624-1638

Vehicle Maintenance Program:

  • Maintenance of all City vehicles and equipment
  • Records of maintenance history for all City vehicles and equipment
  • Purchase of all City vehicles and equipment

Street Light Program:

  • Coordinate repairs and new installation
  • Problems - contact 624-1611 or 624-1612