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 design and construction of City projects including roads, sidewalks, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, sanitary sewers, storm drains, potable water, bridges, traffic signals, street lights, and other facilities.This division manages transportation planning, grant acquisition, traffic operations, truck route permitting, geodetic location, mapping, and control, and a variety of other related activities.
The Operations Division is responsible for road, facilities, utility, 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 and responses.
The Construction Division is responsible for design management, project management, construction management, construction administration, and inspection support for funded city projects.
The Business and Customer Support Division provides support for the above divisions primarily in the areas of office support, finance, budget, and human resources coordination.