Public Works

Working for you!

Hadley Public Services Building at 201 Bedford Street is a LEED Silver building and fully accessible.

Trash, Recycling, Compost & Hazardous Waste

Recycling symbol

Town Construction, Road Projects

Man operating tripod leveling tool

Water and Sewer

Machine in Water Plant

Highway & Roads Maintenance

Man filling in pot hole

Town Parks & Open Space

Building in park

About the DPW

Workers with DPW mascot

The Lexington DPW was the 90th Public Works Department in the nation to receive APWA Accreditation.

90th APWA Accredited Agency

Description of Services

The Department of Public Works Administration staff directs the following department activities:

  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Budget preparation
  • Developing bid specifications for DPW procurement
  • Monitoring expenditures
  • Staffing of citizen committees and responds to citizen's concerns and complaints

Management responsibilities:

  • Contract negotiation process
  • Monitoring attendance, sick leave and vacation time
  • Scheduling work assignments
  • Work performance evaluation