The Department of Public Service is responsible for several services:
Drinking Water System
Hydrant maintenance and flushing
Service taps and service disconnections
Water distribution system
Water main repairs
Parks & Recreation
Beach and dock maintenance
Playground equipment maintenance
Structures and grounds maintenance
Signs and markings
Snow and ice control
Sanitary Sewer System
Sewer connection inspections
The Public Service Department also performs grounds and building maintenance at City Hall, the Police Department, and other City facilities.
Per Chapter 48 of the Code of Ordinances, regarding snow removal, the occupant of every lot or premises adjoining any street or the owner of such lot or premises, if the lot or premises are not occupied, shall clear and keep cleared all sidewalks adjoining such lot or premises from snow, ice, filth and other obstructions. The complete ordinance (PDF) is available for more details.
Street Light Outage:
To report a street light that is out, please contact the DPS at 586-725-9511, and make sure you have the pole number.