Government Buildings Division

The Government Buildings Division provides custodial maintenance and minor repair services for City-owned and occupied buildings and facilities.

Services provided are routine janitorial functions; maintenance and cleaning of floors, carpets, windows, walls, furniture and restroom fixtures, and minor plumbing, heating, electrical and carpentry repairs as required.

Parks Division

The Parks Division is responsible for maintenance of more than 30 acres of landscape and park land; maintenance of grounds and public facilities such as City Hall, Police Department, Corporation Yard, Museum, Memorial Building, Youth Center, Library and Westside Theater.
Services include timely mowing, watering and general maintenance of all parks, landscape and lawn areas.

Sewer Division

The Sewer Division oversees the collection and treatment of residential, commercial and industrial wastewater. The wastewater is treated in accordance with State and Federal regulations and is reclaimed and used for fodder crop irrigation.

Services provided are maintenance and operation of the wastewater treatment plant to ensure maximum effectiveness and efficiency by implementing the pretreatment program. Services also include sampling, inspections, report writing, industrial sewer billing and inspection of commercial and industrial facilities to ensure compliance with local, state and federal permits, ordinances, standards and laws.

Street Maintenance Division

The Street Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance and repair the City streets, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, alleys and street trees. The long range objective is to promote public safety and general welfare by maintaining the City streets, alleys and rights-of-way in a safe, usable and clean condition.

Services provided include repair and installation of sidewalks, driveways, curbs and gutters in the rights-of-way. The division also provides for the installation and maintenance of street and traffic signs, 23 miles of street markings, watering, pruning and care of street trees, commercial and residential sweeping services twice a month, and weed abatement and control throughout the City.

Water Division

The Water Division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the potable water supply system to ensure the delivery of safe and good quality water to the consumers. It is responsible for the protection of the public potable water distribution system from contamination or pollution due to the backflow of contaminants or pollutants through water service connections.

Services provided are timely meter reading, hydrant flushing and water sampling and testing. They also repair broken water mains, valves, hydrants, install water meters and service water lines.