Public Works Maintenance
Public Works Maintenance covers several different departments, including: Operations, Storm Drain, Streets and Parks Maintenance. Together, these departments are responsible for day to day maintenance of the City's public infrastructure.
The Public Works Operations Department is responsible for maintaining the City’s infrastructure, buildings and grounds. This includes: airport buildings, grounds and fuel system; Public Works buildings and grounds; pothole repair and general street maintenance; and assisting with repairs to the water distribution and sewer collection systems. They also maintain the City Hall and Community Center buildings and grounds, arch inspection and maintenance, holiday decorations installation and removal. Public Works Operations is also responsible for overseeing vehicle and equipment repairs, including processing purchase orders, ordering parts, scheduling repairs and safety inspections, and reviewing operating costs. The using funds or departments are charged a sum to recover the cost of personnel, fuel and oil, and vehicle maintenance.
The Storm Drain Maintenance Department is responsible for the clearing of debris from storm drain grates, catch basins and drainage channels, construction and replacement of storm drains and catch basins, coordination of storm drain rehabilitation projects, contract administration and project inspection.
The Street Maintenance Department is responsible for the maintenance and repair of City streets and sidewalks, including pothole patching, section patching, chip sealing, dust control, tree trimming safety, sight distance and sweeping of City streets. The street crew coordinates work with other departments to maintain City streets in a safe condition to reduce/limit City’s liability exposure.
The Public Works Park Maintenance Department is also responsible for the maintenance of the City’s parks, including grounds and buildings, electrical repairs, graffiti removal, tree trimming, tree removal, painting, vandalism repair, plumbing repairs, restroom supplies, playground equipment, skate park, baseball/soccer grounds, fences, parking areas and the irrigation system from City well. This department also provides technical assistance for swimming pool maintenance under an agreement with the Willits Unified School District and provides support for community activities which utilize City parks.
PLEASE REPORT ANY PUBLIC WORKS RELATED EMERGENCIES TO:
CITY HALL 707-459-4601 DURING OPERATION HOURS 9 A.M - 4 P.M.
AFTER HOURS PLEASE CALL 707-459-6122
Kenan O'SheaPublic Works Superintendent
Scott HermanUtilities Superintendent
Brandy SandersonAdministrative Assistant
Public WorksPhysical Address
380 E Commercial St.
Willits, CA 95490
111 E. Commercial St.
Willits, CA 95490
Phone: 707-459-4605Fax: 707-459-2481Emergency: 707-459-6122 (after hours emergencies)