PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT –
The Public Works Department, with a total of 47 full-time employees, facilitates and stream-lines routine maintenance operations throughout the Township. Additionally, the Department continues to reduce costs and provide the much needed manpower support for larger, Township-wide projects, as well as responding to various requests from residents.
The Department is comprised of three divisions – the Fleet Division, Maintenance Division and the Wastewater Division. A total of 41 highly trained, competent personnel work within these three divisions. Staff receives training on various topics, such as Right to Know, Flagging, training on the operations of various pieces of equipment, CPR and First Aid.
The Administrative staff is responsible for overseeing all Department contract specifications, equipment purchases, submission of various grants, and overseeing construction projects. Staff is also responsible for administering the Township’s traffic signal maintenance program.
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT – PLAN REVIEW AND INSPECTION GROUP
The group is responsible for providing project oversight for all new development within the Township via the completion of subdivision and land development plans, and performance of new infrastructure and sanitary sewer construction inspections. The group’s responsibilities also include execution of numerous developer agreements, map design, addressing storm water drainage concerns, review of street cut, driveway and excavation and fill permits, as well as assisting with Land Development Ordinance revisions and performing PA One Calls.