Public Works

Department Director


The Public Works Department provides for the operation and maintenance of the City's infrastructure systems. The Public Works Department consists of multiple divisions which include Streets,Utilities, Water Reclamation Facility, and Airport. The Public Works Department provides, among other things, safe and serviceable roadways, clean drinking water, and collection and treatment of sanitary sewer. Thirty fulltime employees and one part-time employee provide the department's service delivery in order to reach the mission of operating, maintaining, and improving the infrastructure systems in the most fiscally responsible fashion, while protecting public safety and maximizing customer satisfaction.

What's New

CREAT — 7/27/2015
Public Works Director, Travis Block, recently completed a project with the EPA utilizing the Climate Resilience Evaluation & Awareness Tool (CREAT). CREAT is a software tool to assist drinking water and wastewater utility owners and operators in understanding potential climate change threats and in assessing the related risks to individual utilities. Check out the video at
Sealcoating — 7/20/2015
Sealcoating is scheduled to take place July 28th through August 7th weather permitting. Areas being sealcoated include the southwest part of the City from 3rd St SW to 12th St SW between 4th & 9th Ave SW; Cuylle Bay and Court, and 17th St SW to 21st St SW.
Faribault Municipal Airport — 6/12/2015
City of Faribault Faribault Municipal Airport Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program 49 CFR Part 26

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