Department of Public Services

Department of Public Services

The Department of Public Services is responsible for the maintenance and repair of public infrastructure in the City and provides essential services to the 42,000+ citizens of the City of Pittsfield.  The Department, comprised of four divisions, operates on a 24 hour basis with pagers and emergency based night staffing.  The City employs a staff of 32 full-time employees in the Department of Public Services.

The primary areas of responsibility for the Department of Public Services include the operation and maintenance of:


  • Accepted Streets and Sidewalks
  • City Bridges
  • Snow Removal
  • Stormwater System


  • Municipal Parks and Playgrounds
  • Conservation Properties
  • Public School Grounds


  • Street Utility Trench safety and repair
  • Streetlights and Traffic Signals
  • Public Shade Trees
  • Sealer of Weights & Measures


  • City Vehicles and Equipment (excluding Fire and Police)