Public Works, Garbage & Recycling
The Department of Public Works is one of the largest departments within the Borough and is responsible for the operation and functioning of the Borough’s extensive municipal infrastructure (roadways, storm drainage, sanitary sewerage, potable water supply and distribution, recycling and solid waste collection and disposal) as well as maintenance of ballfields, parks, and playgrounds.
The Department provides for the maintenance, repair and improvement of the existing facilities. The Department is also responsible for planning, coordinating and maintaining water and sewerage utilities.
In addition, the Department provides for technical, mechanical and engineering advice and services as needed by other departments, offices and/or agencies of the Borough.
The Department schedules and inspects public works construction programs and capital improvement projects, and prepares reports on the progress and status of the various public improvements to the Administration.