Public Works

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Trash & Recycling Collection

November 16, 2017

There will be no trash or curbside recycling collection by the City of Dover on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017 and Friday, November 24, 2017.  Trash and recycling collection that would normally be made on Thursday and Friday will begin on Monday, November 27th along with the norm
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American with Disabilities Act Transition Plan

October 17, 2017

Please take notice that the City of Dover is in the process of compiling an ADA (American with Disabilities Act) Transition Plan. The City of Dover invites the public to become involved in this process through written comments.  The Public Comment and Response Form is available on the City of D
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Leaf Collection

September 22, 2017

The Department of Public Works announces the following schedule for the collection of leaves:   Starting October 16, 2017 and ending January 12, 2018 LEAVES MAY BE PLACED IN THE CITY STREET FOR COLLECTION.  For most areas leaves in the street will be collected the day after yo
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The Public Work's Department is located in City Hall, 15 Loockerman Plaza

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday (8:30AM - 4:30PM)

Office Phone:
(302) 736-7025

Office Fax:
(302) 736-4217

Sharon J. Duca, P.E

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Mailing Address:
City Hall - 15 Loockerman Plaza
Dover, DE 19901

In general, this divison of the Department of Public Works has responsibility for the overall administration of the department's Engineering, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Sanitation, Streets, Water Wastewater, and Water Treatment Plant. It is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Prepares, implements, and manages division budgets.
  • Coordinates and manages day-to-day activities of all Public Works divisions.
  • Establishes goals, objectives, and priorities for Public Works activities.
  • Prepares standards specifications for equipment and vehicle purchases.
  • Provides clerical support for correspondence, personnel, contracting, purchasing, budgeting, and records for all Public Works divisions.
  • Prepares departmental press releases, including Spring Cleanup Week, Holiday Refuse Collection, and Free Leaf Mulch.
  • Responds to customer questions and complaints regarding all Public Works Activities.

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