Public works is responsible for maintaining and repairing City-owned infrastructure.

Core functions include:

  • roadwork planning and construction, identifying street construction or repairs, as well as co-ordinating the pavement management program;
  • maintaining traffic lights, illuminated crosswalks and streetlights;
  • maintenance, snow removal and ice control for streets and sidewalks;
  • installation and maintenance of traffic signs;
  • repairs and maintenance to water and sewer systems;
  • management and control of water quality and water distribution network;
  • maintenance of water pumping stations, water reservoirs, sanitary sewer pumping stations and municipal lagoon system;
  • management of water meter program and annual flushing of water distribution system;
  • responsible for street marking; and
  • general municipal facilities maintenance.

The City's planning, engineering and public works functions work together provide Humboldt with services day-in and day-out that sustain our community's high quality of life.