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Melrose Department of Public Works
562 Main St, Melrose, MA 02176

The city's Public Works Department, with offices on the lower level of City Hall, has 10 divisions: administration,More engineering, sanitation, highway, trees, fleet, water, sewer, cemetery and parks.

The DPW provides services to the Melrosians with the responsibility of maintaining over 95 miles of streets; approximately 120 miles of sidewalks; 80 miles of water; 78 miles of sewer; 1,398 catch basins, collection of over 10,000 tons of household rubbish; curbside and drop-off collection of nearly 2,000 tons of recyclables; over 4,500 tons of yard waste by curbside pickup and drop off; and maintenance of 96 vehicles and numerous pieces of equipment.  The DPW is also responsible for response to snow, ice and other emergency services; responsible for the care of all City trees; for the maintenance of all parks and fields; for the maintenance and general operations of the cemetery; for enforcing of water, sewer and street ordinances; and engineering design and construction management for capital improvement and maintenance projects.

The DPW also maintains the City Yard.

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