The Public Works consist of a Well Yard, Wastewater Plant, and Mechanic Shop. Number of employees employed under this Department is 14 employees that include the Director of Public Works and the Superintendent of Public Works.
The Public Works Department is to construct, operate, maintain and repair the city’s infrastructure including Water Distribution, Wastewater Distribution, Streets, Sidewalks, Curbs, Drains, Right-of-Ways, Traffic Control Systems and Signage, Buildings, Parks and Other Public Structures and Facilities.
The function of the Water Distribution is to maintain, repair and rehabilitate the City’s Water Distribution System. This system is composed of water wells, water storage tanks, high pressure pumps, mains valves and fire hydrants. This system delivers safe drinking water to the public for human consumption and provides adequate pressure for fire protection.
Jobs performed under The Water Department:
View the Devine 2020 CCR Report here.
The function of the Wastewater Distribution is to treat and maintain this system for the purpose of welfare of the community. Our Wastewater Plant is an activated sludge process. Our Plant is maintained 24 hours 7 days a week. We have three employees that operate the Plant to ensure that it operates with no problems.
Jobs performed under the Wastewater:
The function of the Street Department is to maintain and repair the City’s Streets, Traffic, and Street Signs and Drainage Facilities.
Jobs performed under the Street Department:
Public Works provides a list of streets that council reviews and then selects streets to be overlay-ed for the current fiscal year.
The City maintains one small Park located at Windy Knoll and Colonial.
Jobs performed at the Park:
Visit out City Park page for more park details. Please report needed park equipment and property repairs to City Hall at (830) 663-2804.
For any questions pertaining to Public Works you can call City Hall at (830) 663-2804.