Public Works mission is to improve the overall cleanliness and quality of life in New Haven by providing effective maintenance and management of the City’s infrastructure and public assets. The mission is supported through following areas:
Reports and responds to residents’ issues, questions and resource needs through in-person, phone and/or on-line contexts
Provides daily delivery of services to support maintaining the Right-of-Way
Providing efficient collection of household waste including mixed solid waste, single-stream recyclables and seasonal waste thereby promoting clean and healthy neighborhoods.
Maintains department’s fiscal health, revenue and accountability along with overseeing safety and training.
Offers safe and reliable operations of three movable bridges plus maintains New Haven bridge system for safe usage by vehicles and pedestrians.
Supports efficient maintenance of all rolling stock and motorized equipment assigned to department.
Right of Way/Public Space Enforcement
Ensuring that ROW follow City Ordinances as it pertains to sidewalks, refuse collection, snow removal, signage, civil uses and safety.
Providing for contracted storage of personal goods through legal evictions and ensures that the chain of custody is established in accordance with State and local regulations and laws.