Public Works

Public Works Building

About the Department

The Public Works Department provides direct services to the public as well as support services to other departments. The Department consists of several primary divisions.

  • Administration
  • Engineering/Surveying
  • Traffic Control/Signing
  • Road and Bridge
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Utilities
  • Noxious Weeds
  • Landfill 

Primary Services  

  • Maintenance of designated county roads - patching, mowing, grading, surfacing, and snow/ice removal
  • Construction of county road and bridge projects
  • Permits/authorization for entrances, utilities and other right of way accommodations along county roads
  • Connection permits and operation of rural sewer districts
  • Road records/right of way files
  • Survey records
  • Noxious weed management and herbicide sales

Special Notices

  • Permits are required for entrances/driveway construction and utility construction - contact the Public Works Office at 620-272-3564
  • Bid Lettings
  • Construction Projects/Construction Zones