Public Works

Duties of the Department


The Department of Public Works helps keep the City of Portland moving each day with many areas of responsibility. We collect your garbage and recycling, clear your streets of ice and snow in the winter, help maintain the city's sewer system, build your sidewalks, manage the city's traffic lights and street signage, and the list goes on.
  1. Public Meeting on Conceptual Improvements of Dana Street and Wharf Street

    City staff will be presenting and seeking public input on concepts for the potential redesign of Dana Street and improvements of Wharf Street. Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 6-7pm in Room 24 at City Hall. Read on...
  2. Public Meeting - Overset Road and Hope Street Parking

    Representatives with the City of Portland will be presenting and seeking public input on neighborhood concerns about parking associated with use of the Portland trails. Wednesday, December 18 from 6:00 -7:00 PM at Lyman Moore Library, 171 Auburn Street. Read on...
  3. City Reminds Residents of Winter Storm Operations Information

    In advance of what appears to be the first significant snow storm of the season, the City would like to remind residents of winter storm operations information. Read on...
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