Public Works

The Public Works Department, comprised of seven divisions, these divisions provide services to our citizens and maintenance and support to other City departments.  The Public Works Department is headquartered in the City’s Centralized Maintenance Complex at 1601 Clingman Street:

Full Time Employees
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Comments or Complaints?

Call (919) 734-8674

Business Hours:  Mon – Thurs 7 a.m. until 4:30 p.m & Fri 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

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Administration is responsible for directing, coordinating and overseeing the activities of all divisions within the department.  Specific responsibilities include the preparation of resolutions, ordinances, budgets, departmental reports and correspondence, maintenance of department personnel records, responding to citizen concerns, participating in the planning of major captial projects and managing day-to-day operations.


Public Works
Building & Grounds Maintenance
Water Distribution & Collections
Solid Waste
Streets Maintenance
Storm Water Maintenance

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