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Public Works paintingPublic Works performs administrative, technical and operational activities in support of the City’s infrastructure and related services in the following areas; Transportation, Waste Water, Storm Drainage, Water, Engineering, Solid Waste, Fleet, Building Facilities and Capital Improvements. The Department strives to protect the City’s investment in its infrastructure and public facilities, plans for future improvements to address changing needs, and ensure the health and safety of the community in the most efficient and cost effective manner.

High Priority: No

Requires Update: No

Recent Content

  • Organics Program

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    Davis has a waste reduction goal of 75 percent diversion by 2020. Diversion is reducing waste through recycling, reuse or composting. Currently, Davis is diverting 65 percent of its waste. To reach our 75 percent goal, the City is considering expanding the collection service to include organics. With the proposed organics program, the City will be composting organics—like fruits, meats and used paper goods—rather than sending them to the landfill. This will increase the diversion rate and move the City closer to its ultimate goal of zero waste....more

    High Priority: Yes

  • Energy Service Options

    The City Council has been interested in evaluating opportunities that can facilitate implementation of its long term Climate Action and Adaptation Plan goals and objectives. In June 2012 the Natural … more

    High Priority: Yes

    Requires Update: No

  • Wastewater Performance Measures

    Product Quality


    Number of sanitary sewer overflows per 100 miles of pipe per year

    Financial Viability

    This is done by fiscal year: quantifies costs related to wastewater … more

    High Priority: Yes

    Requires Update: No

  • City Wide Streetlight LED Retrofit Project

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    City Requests Community Feedback for LED Streetlight and Greenbelt/Park Lighting Options

    In recent months the City has installed LED streetlights in most areas of Davis. The new lights save money … more

    High Priority: Yes

    Requires Update: No

  • Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Water Rate Increases

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    The Davis City Council will hold a public hearing on September 16, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. to consider adopting increases in the rates for its water service fees. The public hearing will be held at the City of Davis Community Chambers, 23 Russell Blvd.

    High Priority: Yes