The Public Works Department consists of six Divisions: Streets, Parks, Facilities, Engineering, Fleet, and Parking & Transit. We exist to deliver the daily services desired by our residents as captured in our Vision and Mission statements below. Public Works staff also serves as a technical resource to the citizen Parks Advisory Board and Transportation Advisory Board. Our team is committed to leading by example to establish rapport with our customers through attentive listening, earning respect by keeping our word and owning up to our mistakes, and building relationships by investing ourselves personally in serving the civic needs of our customers. Please contact us to let us know when we did a great job for you and when we fall short of your expectations and need to improve. We value your feedback!
PUBLIC WORKS VISION
PUBLIC WORKS MISSION
DIVISIONS OF PUBLIC WORKS
Streets: The Streets Division is responsible for maintaining 59 miles of Town of Estes Park roadway. Our crew performs snow plowing, street sweeping, parking lot striping, curb and gutter repair, pothole patching, and drainage ditch maintenance. The Town's 1A Tax Ballot Initiative - Street Improvement Program (STIP) is operated through the Engineering Division but also provides funding for all work performed, and material used, for Streets Division operation of the pothole patcher.
Parks: The Town of Estes Park's Parks Division is responsible for the maintenance, renovation and management of all Town-owned park land and landscaping at all Town-owned buildings.
Facilities: The Facilities Division acts as property manager to all Town-owned buildings. The Facilities Manager maintains all the contractual documents for services and administers specific contracts for annual maintenance on all building operating systems.
Engineering: The Engineering Division handles oversight of Public Works capital projects, which includes issuing Requests For Proposals, administering contracts, and organizing and directing engineering design teams. The Engineering Division is responsible for authorizing construction in public Rights of Way, reviewing development plans, grading permits and building permits for compliance with Town standards, transportation engineering and long-range transportation planning with state and federal agencies. The Town of Estes Park's Certified Floodplain Manager is an employee of the Engineering Division and is responsible for review and approval of floodplain permits and all other Floodplain Management responsibilities.
Fleet: The Fleet Division maintains the Town of Estes Park's more than 500 pieces of equipment. Among their many responsibilities are Police and Fire equipment, Light and Power aerial bucket devices and line equipment, a variety of trailers, 15 pieces of snow removal equipment, street sweepers, loaders, backhoes, and an assortment of turf equipment.
Parking & Transit: The Parking & Transit Division handles all Estes Transit shuttle service, providing ADA accessibility on all routes, manages parking enforcement for fifteen surface parking lots, on-street parking and the parking structure. This division is also charged with implementing the Downtown Parking Management Plan.
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