Public Works

About the Department
The Public Works Department is made up of two divisions: the Administration and Engineering Services Division and the Operations Division.

Administration and Engineering Services
The Administration and Engineering Services Division is located in the lower level of City Hall at 750 Lakeside Drive.

Contact Information-Phone: 616-940-4817

Hours: Monday through Friday-8:00am to 5:00pm

Responsibilities of this division include:
  • Design, construction, and maintenance of roads, sidewalks, water distribution system, and sanitary / storm sewer systems 
  • Maintenance of municipal buildings 
  • Building permits, zoning administration, and planning review 
  • Property maintenance code enforcement 
  • Tree planting and maintenance programs 
  • Lake management and environmental programs
  • Administration of the Community Service Worker (CSW) program
  • Streetlight maintenance
  • Traffic engineering

Operations
The Operations Division is located at 2310 Reeds Lake Boulevard. 

Contact Information-Phone: 616-940-4870

Hours: Monday through Friday-7:00am to 3:30pm


Responsibilities of this division include:
  • Maintenance of streets, sewers, water mains, and sidewalks 
  • Fixing potholes 
  • Flushing fire hydrants and water mains  
  • Plowing streets and sidewalks 
  • Collecting grass clippings, leaves, tree branches, and Christmas trees 
  • Responding to water / sewer emergencies for homes and businesses
  • Vehicle fleet maintenance

More Information
If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Administration Office at (616) 940-4817.