Public Works

Overview


The Town of Windsor Public Works Department oversees the management of the town’s water, sewer, storm drain and transportation systems, along with maintenance of public areas. The Public Works Department’s projects and services are vital to the community's growth, health, safety, comfort and quality of life.

Responsibilities

  • Monitors approximately 700 million gallons of water that flows into the town from outside providers each year.
  • Operates a 2.8-million-gallon per day wastewater treatment facility. 
  • Maintains 208.34 miles of streets in Windsor.
  • Operates a fleet of snow removal equipment, including six snow plow dump trucks, each equipped with sanders; one-ton pickup; five 3/4 pickups; two four-wheel drive tractors, one with snow blower; one motor grader; one front-end loader; and two backhoes.
  • Develops an oversight and reinvestment program for infrastructure in the town's older areas and provides a capital budget plan for streets,
  • Responsible for the structural and systems maintenance and custodial needs of all town facilities,
  • Oversees the Sorted Materials Recycling Center,
The Public Works Department consists of the following divisions:
The mission of the Streets Division is to maintain a safe and dependable transportation system within the Town of Windsor. The team is responsible for town-owned street maintenance, minor street patching, pot hole filling, water break response, minor drainage mitigation, and maintaining and repairing pavement markings and street signs. There are approximately 7,000 street signs within town limits

Additional responsibilities of the Streets Division includes: 
Alleys and Unpaved RoadsSnow Control and RemovalStreet SweepingWeed ManagementThe Engineering Department is responsible  and oversees capital improvement projects such as crack sealing, road sealing, road overlays and concrete work and repairs within the town limits.
Our mission is to maintain a Safe and Dependable Transportation System.
  1. Facilities division
  2. FLEET DIVISION
  3. STORMWATER MAINTENANCE
  4. STREETS DIVISION
The Facilities Division is responsible for structural & systems maintenance, and custodial needs of Town Hall, Wastewater Treatment Plant, town water tanks and pump station, and the Public Works Facility. The Facilities Division also oversees the Sorted Materials Recycling Center. This division is also in charge of keeping all buildings as secure as possible.