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The Public Works Department is committed to customer service. Please call us at 314-290-8540 if you have public works questions or need information. If you get voice mail, please leave a message, we will get back to you as soon as possible.

To support, reinforce and sustain the City’s vision through continued operational, technical and professional staff training ensuring the on-going high level of standards, practices, procedures and expertise in all facets of this department for today and in the future.

To support, enhance and sustain a high quality of life for the City’s residents, businesses and visitors by providing well-planned, environmentally sensitive, cost effective infrastructure, equipment and services to promote public health, personal safety, transportation, and civic vitality.  To assist and support all other City departments and personnel in achieving and maintaining the City’s mission and vision through the high level of internal operational, technical and administrative services available and performed on a routine basis by this department.

Public Works Organization

The Department of Public Works is divided into four divisions.

2018 Public Works Staff Group Photo

The Engineering and Administration Division is responsible for the overall administration and coordination of departmental activities and is responsible for the implementation of all design, construction, permitting and service contracts. This division also administers the refuse/recycling collection contract.

The Operations Division is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all public streets, alleys, sidewalks, parking facilities, street lights, traffic control, forestry, public landscaping, snow/ice removal and the leaf collection program.

The Facilities Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance of City buildings; which include City Hall, the Police Department building and the Public Works facility.

The Fleet Services Division (Central Garage) is responsible for the repair and maintenance of all City-owned vehicles and equipment.

Should you have any questions on any of our operations or services, please call Public Works at 314-290-8540.

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