The authority and responsibility of local public works departments vary from municipality to
municipality; however, they typically include overseeing and maintaining municipal facilities and
infrastructure and providing certain public services. Depending upon the municipal structure, these
duties may include oversight of the operation and management of: municipal buildings; facilities for
managing solid and other wastes (landfill or transfer station); streets and roads; stormwater and flood
control components; the municipal vehicle fleet; municipal parks and grounds; and/or right of way management, including street trees.
Municipal public works provides a number of public services including waste collection, street sweeping and cleaning, leaf collection, and street maintenance. In virtually all these efforts, there is a link between actions of the local public works department and other entities of the municipality to include, utility department, code enforcement, building, parks and recreation, engineering, fire department, and police
Making Sure Everyone Is Safe & Sound
Public Works Director
2373 South Church
Louisville, MS 39339
Ph: (662) 773-9201
Fx: (662) 773-4045
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.