Public Works

See video of City of Bainbridge Island personnel in action celebrating National Public Works Week in May 2016.
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. The Engineering Division also oversees Water Resources and Development Engineering services.

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.

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