Public Works Department

Dean Barber, P.E. - Public Works DirectorPublic Works Director / Engineering Department
Director: Dean Barber, P.E.
Phone: (217)235-5460





Street / Utility Department
221 N 12th St.
Phone (217)235-5171.
Superintendent: Kevin Hamilton.
Administrative Assistant: Jerie Brown

Water Treatment Plant
Superintendent: David Basham
Phone: (217) 234-2454

Waste Water Treatment Plant
Superintendent: Glenn Sloan
Phone: (217) 234-6828

24 Hour Emergency #: (217) 234-2454

The Public Works Department is responsible for: Streets, Public Right-of-Ways, Lakes, Buildings and Grounds, Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Waste Water Collection, Waste Water Treatment, Storm Water Collection, and Storm Water Detention. The Public Works Department operates the Railroad Depot and the Yard Waste Facility. The Public Works Department performs Engineering Review and Approval of Subdivisions, and Commercial and Industrial Developments.

For more information on the individual components in Public Works, please see the links to the right. For current notices and events, please see the Latest City News and the Featured News Headlines segments on the Home Page. For Water Billing questions, please contact the Finance Department at 235-5483. To initiate a subdivision or development request, please contact the Community Development Department (Planning, Zoning, Building Inspection) at 234-7367.