Chapter 2.61
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

Sections:

2.61.005    Creation.

2.61.010    Appointment.

2.61.015    Purpose.

2.61.020    Duties.

2.61.005 Creation.

There is established the department of public works. (Ord. 11-005 § 8, 2011; Ord. 08-003 § 21, 2008)

2.61.010 Appointment.

The director of public works shall be appointed by the city manager and serve at the pleasure of the city manager. (Ord. 11-005 § 8, 2011; Ord. 08-003 § 21, 2008)

2.61.015 Purpose.

In accordance with the City of Palmer Charter, the department of public works is established to administer and operate public utilities, either within or beyond its corporate limits, and to undertake the construction and maintenance of public roadways and the city’s capital investments. (Ord. 11-005 § 8, 2011)

2.61.020 Duties.

The duties of the department of public works shall include supervision and responsibility of:

A. The city water utility;

B. The city sewer utility;

C. Road maintenance;

D. Capital facilities;

E. Utility permits;

F. Solid waste collection;

G. Driveway permits;

H. Maintenance, custodial services, repair, minor construction, renovation and upkeep of all rolling stock and buildings;

I. Airport maintenance;

J. Park maintenance; and

K. Other duties as assigned by the city manager. (Ord. 11-005 § 8, 2011; Ord. 08-003 § 21, 2008)