The Department of Public Works has 16 full time and one part time employee.
There is a Superintendent of Public Works, a Water Supervisor, a Public Works Supervisor, ten Public Works Repairers, three Recycle Laborers, and one part time secretary.
There is an employee on call 24 hours a day seven days a week to handle emergencies.
Most employees have commercial drivers licenses and are diversified in operating equipment from lawn mowers to large construction equipment.
Many of the employees belong to an emergency service organization in the borough.
The many tasks and services provided are road maintenance, road sweeping, sewer maintenance, water testing, installing of water meters, maintenance to the water system, grass cutting on borough properties including parks, minor building maintenance, storm water maintenance and cleaning, maintenance of the borough pool, playgrounds and parks, leaf pick up, curb side grass and branch (yard waste) pick up, snow removal, de-icing, white metal and electronics pick up, operating a recycle center, parking meter maintenance, street sign maintenance, light vehicle maintenance, storm clean up and provide emergency services as needed, and participate in many borough functions.
For a schedule of the yard waste collection, leaf pick up program or to be put on the electronic or white metal pick up, call the Borough Clerks office at 201-652-5300 ext 236.