Public Works

Public Works Department

The City of Northfield Public Works Department is responsible for planning, programming, design, construction, and maintenance of the city’s infrastructure.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Streets, traffic control, and street lighting
  • Water mains, wells, and storage tanks
  • Sanitary sewer pipes and treatment plant
  • Storm sewer and ponds
  • Parks and facilities

Public Works Divisions

Each division is lead by a division manager. See links on the left for more information. 

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