Public Works

Mission Statement
The mission of the Public Works Department is to provide and maintain the city’s street, sanitation, stormwater, traffic control, animal control, and engineering for the protection of the public and improvement of the quality of life for the residents, businesses and visitors of Douglas. 

We strive to provide quality services, within available resources, to our customers in a timely and efficient manner. 

We provide these services as well as support economic growth, public health, personal safety. Our personnel also serve as first-responders in emergency situations.


Regular Trash / Recycling Pickup Schedule - Regular trash carts are picked up Monday-Thursday beginning at 6am.  Please place cart at proper location on the night before pickup.  Recycling is every other Friday. 

Staff Directory


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