Department of Public Works

Divisions
The Department of Public Works (DPW) responsibilities are carried out through the following divisions:
  • Administrative Division consists of all managerial, business, and clerical functions of the DPW.
  • Engineering Department is responsible for all engineering services required by the City.
  • Public Services Division handles all highway, forestry, sanitation, recycling, landfill drop-off activities, and hazardous waste drop-off services provided to Chicopee residents.
  • Parks and Recreation Division administers all parks and cemetery maintenance including athletic field upkeep.
  • Public Utilities Division handles water pollution control, stormwater, and flood control activity.
  • Central Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the City's fleet of heavy equipment, trucks, cars, and small equipment/tools.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Chicopee Department of Public Works preserves, maintains, and improves the City's infrastructure including:
  • Cemeteries
  • Parks
  • Sewers
  • Sidewalks
  • Signs
  • Storm drains
  • Streets
  • Traffic signals
  • Trees