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Public Works

The Unified Government’s Department of Public Works provides many of the basic services that impact the lives of those individuals and families who visit, live, or work in Kansas City, Kansas and Wyandotte County.

Public Works provides the administration, planning, and engineering for the City's infrastructure. This includes design, maintenance, and installation of:

  • Streets & Right-of-Ways
  • Bridges & Roads
  • All Traffic Control Devices
  • Treatment of over 10 billion gallons of wastewater per year
78th Street Project Mill and Overlay Project Street Overlay Project Sewer Maintenance Improvements Capital Improvement Projects Parallel Pkwy 9th to 5th St. 48th and State Ave Street Maintenance Mowing Vacant Lots New Curbs Streets and Sidewalks Water Pollution Turkey Creek Improvements Bridge Replacement Project Traffic Lights 

The Department and its various divisions work hand in hand with the Unified Government’s 3-1-1 Call Center to address citizen concerns in a timely and efficient manner, resulting in the department’s high visibility throughout Wyandotte County. The responsibilities of the department are distributed among multiple operating units that are staffed with a trained work force of approximately 350 employees. 

Building and
Fleet Services
Solid Waste
Water Pollution
Wyandotte County
  Building Mantenance   Building and Logistics   Fleet Center   Paved Street   trash truck   Water Pollution   museum
The Department of Public Works annual operating budget is approximately $46,795,099. Operating funds are derived from a number of sources including user fees, utility charges and General Fund revenue. In addition, the department also manages a 5-year Capital Maintenance Improvement Program fund of approximately $60,000,000.

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Address Hours Mike Tobin Phone Numbers
City Hall 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Director P: (913) 573-5400
701 N 7th Street Monday - Friday Email F: (913) 573-5435
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Kansas City, KS      

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