Public Works

The Department of Public Works (DPW) is managed by the Public Services Director, who is appointed by the city manager. The DPW facility is located at 69129 Beebe Street, Richmond, Michigan 48062, and is responsible for the following public services:

The Public Works Department also performs miscellaneous repair work for the city.

Complaints & Requests

Complaints and/or requests may be made several ways by:

  • Contacting Public Works at 586-727-7575
  • Leaving a message on the director's voicemail at 586-727-7575, ext. 125
  • Emailing the director
  • Contacting City Hall at 586-727-7571

For after-hours utility (water and sewer) emergencies, contact Police Dispatch at                            (586) 727-4000.


The personnel roster for the department includes seven full-time employees and a part-time secretary:

  • Public Services Director
  • Crew Leader
  • Cemetery Sexton
  • Four Utility Servicemen

During the summer, three temporary employees are added to assist with grounds maintenance activities.

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