Public Works

Public Works FacilityThe Department of Public Works is responsible for the maintenance of public infrastructure; coordinating the construction and repair of all public streets and maintaining the City's water, sewer, and stormwater systems.   In addition, the DPW oversees the City's solid waste and recycle operations, manages fleet services for all City vehicles, and is responsible for inclement winter weather management.  Staffed with quality professionals, the DPW works in conjunction with the Mayor and City Council to maximize funding and available resources to modernize roadways, optimize the water distribution system,  provide a state-of-the-art sewer disposal system, and service the needs of Taunton residents.

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    Revitalizing 140 Workshop Wednesday, February 8, 2023

    The Southeastern Regional Planning & Economic Development District (SRPEDD) invites Taunton residents to attend their Revitalizing 140 Workshop Read on...
  2. Rate Increase

    City of Taunton Water and Sewer Enterprise Rates Increasing January 1, 2023`

    Starting January 1, 2023 the City of Taunton's water and sewer enterprise rates will increase in accordance with City Ordinances. Read on...
  3. Bay State Textile TPS

    Textile Recycling State-Mandated Changes

    Taunton Public Schools and the City of Taunton partner with Bay State Textiles to provide a textile recycling outlet for Taunton residents Read on...
  4. Mattress Recycling

    DPW Announces Mattress Recycling State-Mandated Changes

    DPW announces state-mandated mattress recycling changes effective November 1, 2022 Read on...
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