The Department of Public Works provides the services that touch the community everyday. Everyday the quality of life for the people who live and work in Rangely, is enhanced by the activities and services provided by the Public Works.
Street Maintenance activities include street patching and repair, minor asphalt overlays, asphalt milling, alley and road shoulder maintenance, roadside mowing and weed spraying. The Division provides major support for the 'Street Resurfacing' Projects.
Public works is also responsible within the town limits for winter roadway maintenance. Crews plow snow, apply de-icing and anti-icing chemicals, load and haul snow/ice from the downtown district and other confined areas, and clear designated sidewalks. During off hours and weekends, crews are dispatched upon notification from the Police Department when street conditions begin to warrant service.
The Building and Grounds component plays a crucial role in the quality of life we enjoy in our community.
The department staff work to constantly plan, improve, and maintain the infrastructure and amenities of the town.
The Building and Grounds crews performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled custodial and maintenance tasks in public buildings and grounds. the departments responsibilities includes:
organization, supervision of custodial maintenance repairs of all kinds, including plumbing
maintains or adjusts heating, cooling and ventilation in public buildings
does preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment
maintains grounds, including lawns, landscaping, sidewalks and entranceways; downtown tree and flower plantings, watering and maintenance.
conducts regular repair and maintenance of White River Village and Town Hall
is responsible for the mosiquito abatement spraying in summer.
reviews and makes recommendations on plans for maintenance and ground projects
orders supplies for the above tasks
Dept of Public Health & Environment WNV information website
West Nile Virus Information - PDF format
Property Maintenance Checklist - PDF format