Department of Public Works
The Township of Hopewell Department of Public Works mission is to provide essential services that promote and enrich the quality of life for residents, visitors and businesses. It is the department’s goal to provide its services through practical use of resources, technology, communication, teamwork, education, and innovation.
The Department of Public Works includes the following
areas of responsibility: public works administration; 144 miles of roads including winter maintenance; buildings and grounds; fleet maintenance for all township vehicles including police; stormwater systems; sanitary sewer collection and conveyance systems; water supply systems; parks, recreation and open space maintenance; and 24/7 support during emergencies and catastrophic events. These areas of responsibility require adherence to guidelines, law, and rules set forth by Federal, State and Local agencies.
The Department of Public Works is made up of employees with many talents and one common mission: to promote a culture that values pride in work, pride in the department, and optimal service.
Our Programs and Services
• Maintain township roads
• Mow grass and maintain trees in township right of ways
• Maintain street signs and paint crosswalks
• Snow and Ice Control
• Storms drain maintenance
• Sanitary sewer distribution lines
• Water supply systems
• Municipal building maintenance
• Park and field maintenance
• Leaf collection
• Brush collection
• Bulk waste collection
• Freon, tire, paper shredding, and electronic waste collection events
• Vehicle maintenance services for municipal vehicles