Department Description & Mission Statement

Department Description

The Department of Public Works (DPW) is responsible for: County-maintained roads; traffic engineering; land development civil engineering review; design engineering and construction management; land surveying and map processing; cartographic services; watershed quality and flood protection; County Airports; solid waste planning and diversion; inactive landfills;  wastewater systems management; and special districts.

DPW Mission Statement

Preserve, enhance and promote quality of life and public safety through the responsible development of reliable and sustainable infrastructure and services.

  • Commitment:  Promote a culture that provides responsive service through highly motivated, professional and knowledgeable staff in a safe, fair and efficient work environment.
  • Integrity:  Provide leadership and promote collaboration to balancestakeholder interests.
  • Stewardship:  Manage resources to continually improve services, and balance safety and infrastructure needs with protection of the environment.