Public Works Department

Public Works is the largest city department in both terms of personnel and budget. Whether it is a damaged water line, new traffic signal, needed sewer line, new development proposal, or testing of the city’s water supply, Public Works staff have a hand in it.

As an investment in the city’s future, Public Works is committed to meeting the challenges that increased growth places on our water, sewer, storm drainage, and transportation systems.

Duties & Responsibilities


Additional services provided by Public Works include:

  • Capital facilities planning
  • Maintenance of city’s public buildings
  • Maintenance of city’s fleet of vehicles and equipment
  • Maintenance and operations of the city’s park system
  • Design and construction administration of:
    • Transportation system
    • Stormwater collection system
    • Water supply and distribution system
    • Sanitary sewer collection
    • Park improvements
  • Management of environmental services including:
    • Enhancements to waterways and water quality
    • Water conservation
    • Solid waste recycling and collection
    • Floodplain management programs

Public Works also provides engineering support services for the Community and Economic Development Department, including review and approval of civil plans for private developments and permitting in city rights of way.

The City of North Bend complies with all Title VI requirements of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex, in programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance or from the Washington State Department of Transportation. Title VI Complaint Procedures (PDF) are available to any individual wishing to file a complaint (PDF) alleging discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin. The City's annual Title VI Report (PDF) is filed before February 1st of each year.