Public Works Department

The Public Works Department is managed by the City’s Director of Public Service, James Bowery. There are two department foremen, four full-time and two part-time employees in addition to one clerk and a zoning official. 

The following is a general list of some responsibilities under the Public Works Department: 


  • Maintenance & Repairs
  • Snow Plowing 
  • Public Rights of Way
  • Vehicle & Fleet Maintenance

Public Lands & Buildings

  • Maintenance & Operations of all City Buildings and Grounds
  • City Service Garages
  • Salt Storage
  • Rental Facility Maintenance

Storm Water Management

  • Catch Basins and Culverts
  • Drainage Ditches and Driveway Culverts
  • Street Opening and Right of Way Permits
  • Leaf Pick-up Program
  • Christmas Tree Removal
  • NPDES Permit & Public Education
  • Pollution & Litter Control

Water System

  • Water Service
    • Billings & Payments
    • Water Meters
    • AMR System
    • Work Orders & Requests
    • Service Disconnections/reconnections
    • Private Hydrants & Fire Suppression System Services Fees
    • Fire Hydrants
    • Annual Flushing
    • Maintenance and Operation
  • Water Lines Maintenance & Repairs (water breaks)
  • Valve Exercising, Maintenance & Repairs
  • Water Towers & Pump Station
  • EPA Compliance


  • Maintenance & Operations
  • Guise Park
  • Brust park (gazebo)

Department of Planning, Building & Zoning

  • Public Rights of Way / Street Openings
  • Building & Zoning
  • Permits & Inspections
  • Planning Commission
  • Board of Zoning Appeals.

Sanitary Sewers

Sewers are maintained by Summit County Department Sanitary Sewer Service call DOSSS at 330-926-2400

To report a problem or request a service please use the  "Submit Request or Report an Issue"

 link (below)