Department of Public Works

Noe Negrete, P.E.
Director of Public Works
City Engineer

Department of Public Works Mission Statement

We shall be part of the "City Team" to efficiently develop, construct, and maintain the City's infrastructure, parks, and facilities in a safe and environmentally sensitive manner for the enhancement of the residential and business communities. We shall be responsive to the changing needs of our City, and create an atmosphere that allows all employees to be innovative, to have pride in their work, professional growth, high self-esteem, and to be committed to excellence.

The Department is organized into the following areas of responsiblity:

Administration provides general planning and management of the department including policy direction, long range planning and program evaluation.

Engineering Services Division is responsible for the design, construction and supervision of municipal improvements within the public right-of-way. This division also provides oversight of improvements completed in conjunctions with private developments and coordinates a variety of programs to ensure that City operations comply with County, State and Federal regulations.

Maintenance Services Division is responsible for the preservation and repair of the City infrastructure. The division also manages the operation and is comprised of five specific sections: streets, signals/street lighting, facilities and grounds, fleet, and water utility.

If you would like to obtain additional information about the Department of Public Works, please call (562) 868-0511, ext. 7540 or send an e-mail to Public Works Department.