Streets Division

The Streets Division of the Department of Public Works is responsible for the maintenance of 43.4 miles of major and local streets, 2.5 miles of State trunkline (M-24), bridges, sidewalks, street lights, traffic signals & street trees.

Activities related to the maintenance of City's street system includes repairs, snow removal and sweeping.

Additional responsibilities of the Streets Division include:

  • Assistance and inspection of public and private construction projects
  • Downtown maintenance (parking lots, electrical, and special events)
  • Road closure and barricade set-up for public and private events
  • Yard waste and brush pick-up
  • Aiding various City Departments
The division is staffed by by four (4) full-time staff members:

  • Roger Wilcox - Crew Leader
  • Roy Lee - Equipment Operator IV
  • Ross Slusher - Equipment Operator III
    • Sign and Pavement Marking Technician Level I Certification
    • Sign and Pavement Marking Technician Level II Certification
    • Michigan Temporary Traffic Control Specialist Certification
  • Chad Wineman - Equipment Operator III
    • Sign and Pavement Marking Technician Level I Certification
    • Sign and Pavement Marking Technician Level II Certification
    • Michigan Temporary Traffic Control Specialist Certification
The division also includes two (2) part-time members, as well as clerical support.

General Ordinances of the City that support the Streets Division:

Chapter 4 Solid Waste Collection and Disposal
Chapter 7 Zoning Ordinance
Chapter 12 Streets, Sidewalks and Alleys
Chapter 14 Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 49 Tree Ordinance
Chapter 53 Private Road Ordinance