Division of the Public Works Department consists of the Engineers and
the Street Department. The Engineers' duties include plan review (public
and private), department budget preparation, project management, office
administration, as well as other tasks.
The Street Department is responsible for the maintenance and upgrades
to all City-owned streets and drainage systems. Other duties include
right-of-way mowing, bulk trash pick-up, street sweeping, snow removal,
and various city-wide projects. The Street Department is also in charge
of asphalt street overlays, concrete slab replacement, and the
Municipal Complex Division
The Municipal Complex Division of the Public Works Department is in
charge of the maintenance of all City of Fairview Heights buildings.
These buildings include City Hall, Parks and Recreation Department,
Library, City Garage, and the new Police Department. The staff for this
division has duties that include keeping all City buildings in operation
mechanically and physically, as well as cleaning all buildings.
Vehicle Maintenance Division
The Vehicle Maintenance Division of the Public Works Department is in
charge of maintenance of over 55 cars, vans, and various-sized trucks,
as well as keeping 24 major pieces of equipment in operation. In
addition to these items, the department also maintains chain saws, weed
whips, lawn mowers, and other equipment for all City departments.