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Public Works
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Contact:
Address:
Northborough Town Hall
63 Main Street
Northborough, MA 01532
Phone:
508-393-5030
Fax:
508-393-6996
Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. - 12 Noon
 
Departmental Resources:
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Administration
Title
Scott D. Charpentier, PE
Director
 
Assistant Director
Sarah Jean
Administrative Assistant
Rob Luke
Administrative Assistant
Janet Naughton
Administrative Assistant

Northborough Department of Public Works
 
NOTICES

Rice Avenue will be closed for culvert replacement near the intersection with Chapin Street.  All traffic approaching from the North (Colburn St.) will be detoured down Chapin Street, through Colburn Street and onto Hudson Street.  Only local traffic will be allowed from the South (Allen St.).  Through traffic will be detoured down Allen Street and onto Hudson Street.  Work is scheduled to begin July 25th and end no later than August 27th in advance of the start of the school year.

The 2019 paving season is well underway.  Please be aware that Milk Porridge Circle is scheduled for final paving on Thursday July 25th and West Street and Crawford Street are scheduled for paving on Friday July 26th.  Crack filling operations are not listed herein but can be found by selecting this link http://www.town.northborough.ma.us/Pages/NorthboroughMA_DPWNews/02165DF1-000F8513



 
Mission Statement
 
The mission of the Northborough Department of Public Works is to provide Public Safety and to provide and maintain Public Services necessary for the economy, growth and quality of life of the citizens of Northborough.
 
Department Overview
 
The Department of Public Works staff consists of 17 employees in six Divisions responsible for the maintenance of Northborough’s infrastructure and public facilities.  The Divisions within the Department include Administration; Highway, Parks, Cemetery, Water and Sewer.  The Department is also responsible for the care and maintenance of Town trees, and snow and ice removal.
 
The Public Works Administration is responsible for providing continuous coordination to all divisions of the Department of Public Works through effective leadership in order to ensure that all the functions of the Department are carried out completely and efficiently.  The Administration consists of the Public Works Director, and 2 Administrative Assistants.
 

The specific functions of this office include:
 
Preparation of the annual operating budget for the Department and overseeing expenditures of all divisions;

Providing clerical and accounting support to the Department for the processing of payrolls, purchase orders, invoices and the management of the Departmental budget;

Preparing, and collecting Water and Sewer billing,

Developing and updating the Department’s long term Capital Plan for all divisions;

Supervising Department personnel, including ensuring that personnel are properly trained and motivated;

Ensuring compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations relative to Public Works Operations; including the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act;

Receiving inquiries and complaints from citizens relative to the Public Works infrastructure and forwarding the information to the appropriate Division for action; and

Interfacing with Town Boards, Commissions and other Departments, as well as providing coordination with State and Federal Agencies, other municipalities and outside utilities relative to Public Works projects.
 


Northborough Town Hall  63 Main Street, Northborough, MA 01532
Hours -- Mon, Wed, Thu 8am-4pm  Tue 8am-7pm  Fri 7am-12pm