What Does the Public Works Department Do?
The City of West Sacramento Public Works Department is comprised of five divisions.
The Environmental Services Division is responsible for solid waste management including programs for re-use and recycling, storm water pollution prevention and storm water permit compliance, water conservation and awareness, and other environmental programs.
The Engineering and Transportation Division is responsible for the funding, planning, design and construction of City infrastructure projects. The Engineering Section is primarily responsible for design of roads, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, water and sewer infrastructure, survey and GIS mapping, traffic operations, signals and street lights. The Transportation and Mobility Section manages transportation planning, transit and mobility coordination, safe routes to school, and administration of the transportation permitting program, grant acquisition and administration, and related activities.
The Operations Division is responsible for City's road, water, sewer, storm drain, facilities, fleet, and equipment maintenance. In addition, this division operates and maintains the City’s Water Treatment Plant, the City’s Street Sweeping Program, and the Graffiti and Pothole Hotline. View our Division goals and progress here, as well as our street sweeping schedule and map.
The Construction and Facilities Development Division is responsible for overseeing the planning, design, project and construction management of city owned facilities. The division also provides project management, construction administration and inspection support for city projects across various departments.
The Business and Customer Support Division provides support for the above divisions in the areas of office administration, finance and budget management and human resources.