Public Works Department

Responsibilities

In cooperation with Village contractors and the Village engineers, the Public Works Department is responsible for:

  • Maintaining and operating the 4.6 million gallon Water Reservoir and Pump Station
  • Maintaining and operating more than 94 miles of water mains
  • Maintaining one back-up supply water-well
  • Operating two elevated water towers storing 1,000,000 gallons of water
  • Reading and maintaining the water meter system
  • Maintaining and operating more than 68 miles of sanitary sewers
  • Maintaining approximately 79.5 miles of storm sewers and three detention basins
  • Maintaining and snow plowing 150 lane-miles of streets and 13 parking lots
  • Maintaining over 710 street lights
  • Mowing 56 acres of public way 14 times per year (714 acres mowed annually)
  • Sweeping 1,075 curb-miles of streets annually
  • Responding to over 1,400 citizen requests for service annually