The mission of the Public Works department is to enhance the safety, welfare, and livability of our community by providing and managing reliable infrastructure and services for transportation, water, stormwater, and wastewater systems.
Staff in the Public Works department:
- Maintain the City's infrastructure, including our streets, sidewalks, water service, wastewater treatment, stormwater, storm drainage, fleet/equipment and public structures
- Respond to snow/ice and other inclement weather events to ensure roads are safe for travel
- Ensure that construction and development projects are engineered and built to state construction standards as well as oversee all City construction projects
- Provide assistance at special events throughout Shelton
Public Works Emergencies
Need to talk to someone ASAP? In the event of an emergency during business hours, please call Public Works directly at 360-426-6442 to report the incident. After hours, please call MACECOM at 360-426-4441.
Examples of Public Works incidents worth reporting include (but aren't limited to): serious water leaks, fallen trees in a roadway, sewage backing up into a household or business, water across a roadway or flooding buildings, hazardous material spills on a roadway, or dangerous street conditions (sinkholes, potholes, etc.).