The Public Works Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Town's road system and related items such as the sidewalks, street lights, and boulevard trees, the stormwater drainage system, the water supply and distribution system and the sanitary sewer, or wastewater, collection system. Public Works also operates the sewage treatment plant.
The Public Works Department also administers the contract the Town has with First Student Canada. which operates the Town's transit.
Public Works conducts the engineering review for all planning applications ranging from applications to the Committee of Adjustment to site plans to residential subdivisions.
The administrative staff members of the Public Works Department are located in the office in Town Hall at 87 Broadway. Operations staff works out of the Operations Centre located at 500 C Line.