The mission of the Street Department is to preserve and maintain the community's investment in over 134 lane miles of the following:
It utilizes summer-temporary employees to augment its four full-time employees; who respond to various emergency situations, including: winter storms, flooding, vehicular accidents and spills.
Our street department schedules and performs maintenance of streets and street signs. The street crew responds to calls regarding hazardous conditions, damaged or missing street signs, and roadside vegetation.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE AGENCIES
The Street Department works in conjunction with emergency response agencies during inclement weather to remove snow, ice and storm debris from the roadways. Snowplow, sanding and de-icing routes have been pre-planned in order to facilitate a quick response when necessary.
The Street Department maintains about:
134 lane miles of AC and BST roads
134 lane miles of striping, street markings, reflectors and buttons
1700 feet of guardrail
2000 street signs and delineators
3 miles of ditches
33 miles of sidewalks
50 miles of shoulders and rights-of-way, mostly vegetated
55 miles of curbs
Oversees 2000 streetlights, 3 traffic signals and countless numbers of street trees