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 & WASTEWATER—provides operation, maintenance, and servicing of the water treatment distribution system, wastewater management, and ensures safe water and protection of public health and the environment.
STREETS—provides 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.
SANITATION—provides 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 a.m.
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 a.m.
PARKS—provides maintenance, construction and repairs of parks, playgrounds, open spaces, and municipal buildings.
See park rules here
Public Works Hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Thursday & 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 Scholes, Streets & Cemetery | Scott Severin, Streets & Sanitation
Devin Thorn, Sanitation | Brad Rhey, Sanitation | Jesse Crider
* 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