About the Department
The Public Works Department plans and controls the operations, maintenance, and capital Improvements of Public Works Infrastructure and services in the areas of Transportation Services (streets, sidewalks, and traffic systems), and Environmental Services (water treatment, water distribution, wastewater collection), and town buildings.
Public Works Operations & Maintenance Performance Standards
The Public Works Operations and Maintenance Performance Standards is a structured system aimed at setting attainable goals for the inspection and maintenance of all public works infrastructure. Asset defects, for example potholes, are noted and prioritized for repair based on risk and severity and are scheduled for completion in accordance with stated repair time frames in the performance standards. Although Public Works staff shall make every effort to meet the Operations and Maintenance Performance Standards goals. There will be times that seasonal conditions, unsuitable weather, or other factors limit the ability to meet the desired repair timelines.