Public Works Department

Director: Tom Nicholls
Hours: Monday – Friday,  7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Phone: (727) 893-1089
For after-hours water or sewer emergency please call: (727) 582-6177

The Public Works Department consists of 37 full-time employees providing essential services to city residents.

Williams Pier Projected Re-opening

In June, the City of Gulfport Williams Pier was temporarily closed for scheduled construction. The projected re-opening date is set for Friday, November 20th. If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Department at 727-893-1089.

 
 
Household Electronics & Chemical Collection Events

Household Electronics & Chemical Collection Events

Saturday, October 10, 2020, 9:00 am to 2:0 0pm
Seminole High School
8401 131st Street North, Largo

Saturday, October 24, 2020, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
North County Satellite Site
29582 US Hwy 19 North, Clearwater

Saturday, November 7, 2020, 9:00am to 2:00pm
Largo High School
410 Missouri Ave. North, Largo

Saturday, November 21, 2020, 9:00am to 2:00pm
North County Satellite Site
29582 US Hwy 19 North, Clearwater

Saturday, December 19, 2020, 9:00am to 2:00pm
North County Satellite Site
29582 US Hwy 19 North, Clearwater

Event Information:
• For details about accepted items and quantity limits, please visit http://www.pinellascounty.org/solidwaste/mobileoptions.htm
• Collection may be delayed or canceled due to severe weather.
• Electronics and chemicals generated by businesses are not accepted at mobile collection events. For business collection dates, visit: www.pinellascounty.org/bizwaste
• For questions or live chat, please call Pinellas County Department of Solid Waste at (727) 464-7500 or www.pinellascounty.org/solidwaste

Special instructions:
For the safety of customers and staff:
• Before the event, customers are asked place electronics and chemicals in the vehicle trunk, back of a pick-up truck, SUV, or trailer bed.
• During the event:
o Social distancing of at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) will be observed.
o Customers are asked to remain in their vehicles.
o All items must be in the vehicle trunk, back of a pick-up truck, SUV, or trailer bed.
o Staff will not remove items from vehicle interiors.

Services


 Responsible for maintaining approximately 68 miles of paved and 32 miles of unpaved streets, and providing regular maintenance of roads, curbs, sidewalks, alleys and signage. We trim trees growing into roads or alleys and trim/remove hazardous trees on city right-of-ways.

Clean, maintain, restore and construct the stormwater drainage system; this includes 120,000 feet of drain lines, 211 stormwater inlets, catch basins, culverts and transmission lines, retention/detention ponds and 7 outfalls.

What is Stormwater?

Maintain water mains providing service to approximately 69 miles of water lines, valves, 285 fire hydrants and 347 backflow devices; reading 5,506 meters for billing and conduct water quality inspections.

Pinellas County 2020 Recycle Guide

Gulfport Recycles Flyer

Sewer

Maintain and repair sewer lines and maintain and operate the wastewater collection system consisting of 2 lift stations, 714 sewer manholes, 2 miles of force mains, and 105 miles of sewer laterals/mains.

Vehicle Maintenance

Maintain and repair all city vehicles, including 23 police vehicles, 4 fire trucks, 11 sanitation trucks, 5 tractors, 40 heavy-duty vehicles, and one trolley.

Building Maintenance

Provide preventative/remedial building maintenance for approx. 94,000 sq feet of city buildings and coordinate activities of trade contractors performing work.