Public Works

2017 Water Main Flush

See Public Works Operations & Maintenance webpage notice.

Henshaw - Madrona Sewer Improvements

(City Hall Parking Area)
Construction to occur mid to late April 2017.
  • April 17th thru April 21st - Impacts to the Fitness Center Parking & COBI Visitor Parking.  Access to City Hall, Island Fitness & BPA from Ericksen Avenue.
  • April 24th thru April 28th - Henshaw partially closed - No thru vehicle traffic to Ericksen - Impacts to COBI Employee Parking.   Access to City Hall & Island Fitness from Madison Ave. and to BPA from Ericksen Ave.

» Updated Traffic Revisions
» Parking Drawings
 » Henshaw- Madrona Sewer Imp Plans
Note:  dates are weather dependent.

In celebration of National Public Works Week in May 2017, see link below featuring a documentary created for educational and historical purposes:

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The Public Works Department plans, designs, constructs, operates, and maintains public improvements, facilities, and equipment owned by the City of Bainbridge Island and the public. The Department also monitors, assesses, and reports on the status of the Island’s natural public assets – water resources. The Department is comprised of three divisions, Administration, Engineering (including Water Resources), and Operations and Maintenance.

Administration Division

The Administration Division provides overall direction and management to the department. Work examples include capital project administration, contracts, permit processing, loans and grants, public records request, website content, work orders and public outreach.
Engineering Division 
The Engineering Division is responsible for the pre-design, design, and construction of all public improvements and implementation of the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) adopted by City Council. For current and completed projects, see projects page. The division also includes Development Engineering services and Water Resources.

  • Development Engineering

    - Development Engineering works with development projects to ensure that infrastructure needs and assets are a good fit project-wise and in accordance with the City's Design Standards and requirements. Development Engineering assesses project designs and provides input, carries out site-visits, inspections, and accepts assets into City ownership.
  • Water Resources

    - The Water Resources Program monitors, analyses, and disseminates information about the island’s water resources. The program also oversees stormwater education, storm system maintenance, and regulatory compliance activities to meet the city’s municipal storm water permit. 

Operations & Maintenance Division 
The Operations and Maintenance Division provides maintenance services to the city's infrastructure needs relating to streets, sidewalks, water, wastewater, and storm drains. The division also provides internal support for maintenance of city owned facilities and equipment.

                            ***WATER CONSERVATION TIPS***

Values. To ensure that the physical infrastructure of the city's buildings, facilities, roads, and utilities are built, repaired, and maintained in a fiscally responsible manner and within the guidelines of the Capital Facilities Plan of the Comprehensive Plan. Water Resources - To protect, restore, and enhance the Island's water resources.

Title VI Notice:  The City of Bainbridge Island fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities.  Individuals requiring reasonable accommodations may request materials in alternate formats.  For more information, visit the Title VI page.