Public Works

Department Divisions
The department is divided into 5 divisions:
Duties & Responsibilities
The Public Works Department supervises the following:
  • Maintenance and repair of City Streets
  • Auto repair for all City owned vehicles
  • Noxious weed cutting
  • Ensures that Municipal sites and Parks are mowed, clean and safe
  • Refuse collection and disposal
  • Tree planting and pruning and removal
  •  Proper flow of sanitary system to prevent back-ups from occurring

Refuse & Recycling
Refuse collection is handled by a private refuse contractor but the Public Works Department oversees the general operations. The Public Works Department supervises the City's recycling centers.

Drinking Water Testing Services
For residents that are concerned with their water quality in their homes, services are available for drinking water testing.
 

The Mount
Clemens Water Filtration Plant Laboratory will conduct tests for coliform bacteria in drinking water for a fee of $17.00 per sample.  Information and forms can be found here.

The Michigan DEQ Laboratory will conduct tests for Lead and Copper levels in drinking water for a fee of $26.00 per sample.  Information and forms can be found here.

EPA - Lead in Drinking Water
Informational flyer on actions you can take to reduce lead in drinking water in your home.