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Public Works/Water Department (DPW)

Posted on: March 5th, 2015

Public Works/Water Department (DPW)

Jack Farr

DPW Director Steven Duryea, Asst. DPW Director

Mission Statement of Department
The function of the Department of Public Works is to maintain and service the city’s infrastructure systems. To service and maintain city-owned buildings and grounds, collection of garbage, refuse and recycling. Treat and deliver potable drinking water. Schedule and maintain City Dial-A-Bus system.
Jack Farr is currently in charge of the Department of Public Works, Water Department and the City Dial-A-Bus System. Duties include preparation of an annual budget,  planning, scheduling and overseeing work related to, municipal buildings and  grounds, roads, streets, sidewalks, street lighting,   traffic signals, storm drainage, sanitary sewer, vehicle maintenance, solid waste inclusive of garbage, recycling and composting. City reservoirs, watershed, dams, spillways, water treatment facility, pumping stations, water distribution system inclusive of water mains, valves, services and hydrants also come under his supervision.
CITY COMPOST SITELocation:    Upper Canal StreetHours:        Open every Saturday (closed Feb. & Mar.)7:30 to 11:30 AM

Leaves & Grass clippings ONLY.    See attendant on duty

Compost material available to residents at NO charge

2015 Garbage Pickup and Recycling Guidelines

Description: The function of the Department of Public Works is to maintain and service the city's infrastructure systems.
Contact Person: Jack Farr