Public Works / Parks

Functions


The Public Works Department is responsible for the following:
  • Planning the County's transportation system, as well as the construction and maintenance of County highways, State aid highways, bridges, and parks within the County
  • Purchasing the right of way required for construction and maintenance
  • Administering contracts
  • Employing inspectors to assure specifications in contracts

Project Financing


The cost of constructing and maintaining the County transportation system is financed from many sources. These include state and federal grants and allocations, and a portion of local taxes designated as the Road and Bridge Levy.