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Department of Public Works
New Location: 3865 W. Jefferson (Next to City Hall)
The Department of Public Works is responsible for the
administration of trash collections services, water and sewer
system maintenance, Ordinance enforcement, roadway maintenance,
parks grounds and facilities maintenance, boat launch operations,
special events and other projects. The DPW responsibilities are
further described below:
|Department of Public
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Phone (313) 294-3731 Fax
To Report a Water Main Break
Upkeep of vacant lots and houses are the responsibility of the
owner. If vacant properties are found in violation of the Blight
or Noxious Weed Ordinances, the owner will receive a violation
notice and the lot will be cut and/or cleaned at the owner’s
expense. Complaints should be directed to the Code Enforcement
Officer at (313) 294-3725 or DPW (313) 294-3731.
Roads/Parks & Grounds
The DPW is responsible for roadway maintenance such as
repairing potholes, street sweeping, street signs, snow and ice
control on streets, parking lots and City owned sidewalks, tree
trimming and removals. Parks and grounds maintenance includes
clean-ups of illegal dumping, park mowing, landscaping, fencing,
bleachers, playground equipment, and other special projects.
Trash should be placed at the curb by 7:00 am on your scheduled
collection day or the night before.
Place all rubbish in
cans no larger than 32-gallons, with lids or tied in plastic bags
weighing no more than 50 pounds each.
Yard Waste Collection
Yard Waste Service runs from the first full week in April to
the last full week in November each year.
consists of grass clippings, leaves, garden debris, shrubs, brush
& branch trimmings (under two (2) inches in diameter and no more
than four (4) feet in length).
Use 20 to 32 gallon cans
clearly marked “Yard Waste” or designated paper yard waste bags.
Brush & branch trimmings (under 2 inches in diameter) may be tied
in bundles (2 foot diameter x4 foot length).
Do not use
plastic bags for yard waste.
Holiday Delays for Garbage and Yard Waste
New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor
Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
pickups will be delayed by one day following these holidays.
Friday collections will be on Saturday.
The City boat ramp is open seasonally from April through
October. Ramp fees are: $6.00 for a day pass or $70.00 for