The Public Works Department maintains the infrastructure of the city. It is the city's most diverse department and employs 51 professional dedicated employees making sure the streets are maintained, the wastewater is treated, the surface water is handled appropriately, the garbage is collected, and the city's equipment fleet and buildings are maintained.
In addition, the Public Works Department provides engineering services for right of way management and support for the planning, design, and construction of public infrastructure. Public Works also manages the City's Capital Improvement Program.
City of Mount Vernon and Washington State Department of Transportation Policy Statement - Title VI Nondiscrimination Agreement - Title VI NDA Annual Report 2017