The Public Works employees maintain the City roadway system, repair/replace street signs, maintain the storm sewer and drainage system, public sidewalk replacement, maintain and operate the City water and sanitary sewer system, snow removal and much more. For information call (708)331-4905 ext 256.

J.U.L.I.E. – The Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators 1(800)892-0123. This is a FREE utility locating service. Call at least 48 hours prior to digging on your property for any reason. Voilators are subject to stiff fines and penalties.

Public Works Department – Todd Clayton, Superintendent


Field Superintendent-Ross Burgess – Ext. 213

– Garbage pickup service is provided by Homewood Disposal- (708)-798-1004

Water Clerk/Public Works Secretary – Ext. 256


Throughout the month of November (except on Thanksgiving day, November 27th), ALL yard waste bags will be picked up without a green yard waste sticker. ALL Yard waste MUST be placed in paper bags and will ONLY BE PICKED UP ON YOUR SCHEDULED


Homewood Disposal will discontinue picking up all yard waste beginning December 1, 2014 and will resume on April 1, 2015. Please call the Public Works department at 708.331.4905 x256 if your yard waste bags were not picked up on your scheduled garbage day.