The maintenance department is in charge of repair and maintenance of the water system, sewer system, streets, cemetery and parks.
In 2019-2020, the maintenance department’s biggest project was the sewer improvement project which cost $1,812,000. This project repaired leaking sewer lines by placing liners in the pipes and improved the lagoon system by eliminating two of the cells and putting a cover over the third cell and adding more aeration to the third cell.
With these improvements, the City lagoon system was able to meet Department of Natural Resources requirements concerning ammonia, nitrogen, and phosphorus rates as well as the amount of discharge at the end of the system. The current maintenance supervisor is David Hawthorne.