Public Works

Akron Public Works Department strives to provide the highest quality public works services to the public and other Town departments, balanced through efforts to maintain a cost effective operation and to provide these services in a responsible and efficient manner.

Akron Public Works Departments:

WATER & WASTEWATERprovides operation, maintenance, and servicing of the water treatment distribution system, wastewater management, and ensures safe water and protection of public health and the environment.

STREETSprovides construction, maintenance and repairs of streets, alleys, sidewalks, rights-of-way, parking lots, bridges, diversion structures, storm drain systems and irrigation ditches, performs snow removal and street cleaning, heavy equipment operation, as well as maintenance and inventory of fleet vehicles and equipment. 

SANITATIONprovides routine garbage collection within the town limits for commercial and residental applications. Special collections are available, call Town Hall for more information (970) 345-2624. 

  • On the day of your route - please have your trash out by 7:00 AM.

  • If your trash day is on a holiday that the Town is closed, please have your trash out the following business day at 7:00 AM.

  • Residential trash schedule upon location

PARKSprovides maintenance, construction and repairs of parks, playgrounds, open spaces, and municipal buildings.

Public Works Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Public Works Staff: Shane Watson, Public Works Director (970) 554-0729  |  Steve Vasquez, Water/Wastewater (970) 554-2012
Noel Guy, Parks | Allen ScholesStreets & Cemetery | Scott SeverinStreets & Sanitation
                                            Devin Thorn, Sanitation | Brad RheaSanitation | Jessie Crider, Sanitation

 * Akron Public Works employees are in the field most of the work day. If you have any questions or concerns for Public Works
   you may try the numbers above or call Town Hall to leave a message. (970) 345-2624