The Department of Public Works is a multi-division department charged with the responsibility of providing a variety of services to the public as well as maintaining the City of Ashland's infrastructure.
It houses the Engineering Department, Streets Division, Parks Division, Water and Wastewater Division.
Services provided by the Department of Public Works include but are not limited to:
Maintain, repair and improve city streets, alleys, sidewalks and bridges
Snow removal and ice control
Street sweeping and roadway striping
Refuse and recyclables collection and disposal by contracted services agreements
Tree maintenance and removal in public areas
Provide safe and sufficient drinking water and water for fire protection
Clean, repair, reconstruct and maintain sanitary sewers and lift stations
Maintain, repair, and improve city storm water infrastructure
Survey, design, and oversight of local road and utility construction projects