Public Works Department

Public Infrastructure and Municipal Services


The Public Works Department is responsible for the cost-effective operation, maintenance, and construction of the public infrastructure of Rock Island and the provision of basic municipal services such as refuse and yard waste collection and snow removal.

Services Provided


  • Building Maintenance 
  • Street Maintenance and Repair
  • Snow and Ice Control
  • Refuse Collection
  • Levee/ROW Maintenance
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Parks Maintenance
  • Water Treatment
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Water Meters
  • Water Distribution
  • Wastewater Collection
  • Fleet Services
  • Equipment Replacement
  • Engineering Services
  • Stormwater Management
  • Sunset Marina

Primary Goals