Public Works

crewsThe Public Works Department is responsible for many operations that keep the City of Fort Atkinson a safe, clean, and growing community. Many of their tasks are accomplished without the general public being aware of the skills and time involved.

Various Responsibilities:

  • Tree maintenance including removal and planting
  • Sweeping all City streets
  • Repairing and replacing manhole
  • Repairing and replacing catch basins
  • Cleaning of sanitary sewers
  • Asphalt patching and repairing of City streets
  • Replacing sidewalk
  • Snow plowing and removal within the City
  • Snow plowing and removal at the Airport
  • Installing and removing Holiday lights
  • Monthly residential brush pickup
  • Painting for crosswalks/parking stalls/handicap ramps/parking
  • Annual residential leaf pickup
  • Installing and removing flags for legal holidays
  • Tree trimming in the City's right-of-way
  • Clean up after storm events
  • Install and maintain street signage
  • Mowing and trimming the airport, right-of-ways, cul-de-sacs, and non-conforming properties
  • Crack sealing for street maintenance
  • Provides signage/barricades/banners for special events
  • Install and remove the City's piers and buoys
  • Mechanical maintenance of the City's fleet of cars/trucks/loaders, etc.
  • Maintain and manage the City's compost site
  • Host Clean Sweep at our facility
  • Assist other Departments