The Public Works Department provides many of the important services that citizens receive from their city government. The primary functions of the Public Works Department include:
- building maintenance, and vehicle maintenance.
- drinking water treatment and distribution
- electrical services
- parks construction and maintenance
- street maintenance
- wastewater management
The Public Works Department has several locations from which they operate. They include an administrative office at City Hall, the Public Works shop on Madison Avenue, the light plant on Webster Avenue, an electrical substation on County Road B, and the wastewater facility on County Road 49.