Public Works

The Public Works Department provides a 24-hour response for all Public Works related emergency and non-emergency services. These services include:

  • Capital improvement programs
  • Code compliance
  • Drainage needs
  • Maintenance to City-owned buildings and vehicles
  • Streets
  • Wastewater
  • Water

The Director and staff strive to provide leadership and the necessary support for successful completion of capital improvements and the ongoing operation and maintenance of the City’s infrastructure. If you have any questions regarding any Department of Public Works, you may contact the Director of the Public Works Office at 979-323-1659 or come by the Municipal Services Building at 1217 Avenue J.

Submit a Request

During Office Hours

To report emergencies such as water leaks, sewer stoppage, or street-related emergencies during normal working hours (8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday) call the Municipal Services Office at 979-323-1659. To request the closure of a street, please complete and submit a Street Closure Request Form along with the $25 filing fee. When reporting an emergency, please provide:

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Your phone number
  • A brief explanation of the nature of the emergency

After Hours

To report emergencies after normal working hours or on weekends and holidays, call 979-245-7146 to reach the after-hours dispatching service ,which will contact the appropriate Public Works "on call" personnel. When reporting an emergency, please provide:

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Your telephone number
  • A brief explanation of the nature of the emergency