Department of Public Works

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Introducing SDL

Hopewell Township's  SDL Portal is a cloud-based service that provides citizens with ready access to up-to-date Township data and services whenever they need it, 24/7. Creation of an account is required to participate.

Use this site to message Public Works about potholes, drainage issues, tree branches, etc. 

Our Mission
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. 

Our Responsibilities
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.

 Our Team
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