Public Works

About the Department


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

Primary Services


  • Permits / authorizations for mailboxes, entrances, utilities, oversized loads, and other right of way accommodations along county roads
  • Maintenance of designated county roads - patching, mowing, surfacing, and snow / ice removal
  • Construction of county road and bridge projects
  • Operation of the county landfill and recycling programs
  • Connection permits and operation of rural sewer districts
  • Road records / right of way files
  • Survey records
  • Noxious weed management and herbicide sales
  • Maintenance of county facilities
  • Township guidance and support

Special Notices