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Public Works Department

Director: Tom Nicholls
Phone: (727) 893-1089
Hours: Monday – Friday,  7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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

 

Pinellas County Solid Waste Master Plan Workshops

Household Electronics & Chemical Collection Schedule

City of Gulfport Public Works Update: February 20, 2019

SANITARY SEWER PIPE WORK TAKING PLACE OVER THE NEXT 18 MONTHS

Public Works Director Tom Nicholls announces that sanitary sewer pipe work is currently underway in various parts of the City to improve our sewer systems. This process will take place over the next 18th months. If you have any questions, please call the City of Gulfport Public Works Department at (727) 893-1089.

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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.

We are proud of the approximately 920.45 tons of materials that have been recycled in 2016. These materials include newspaper, mixed paper, cardboard, aluminum, tin, steel, plastic, yard waste and electronics.

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.