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Public Works

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124 Old Riverhead Road
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Monday to Friday 6:30 am to 2:30 pm

Mission Statement

The mission of the Village of Westhampton Department of public works is to provide essential services to the residents and visitors in a prompt, courteous, safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Public Works, through its dedicated employees, strives to plan, design, build, maintain, and operate public infrastructure in a manner that respects the environment and the ability of government to adequately preserve these assets for generations to come.

Defining the Public Works Department:
How do you define a department that is constantly changing and adapting to the needs of its residents and visitors? The Department of Public Works is responsible for the maintenance and repairs of most of the physical facilities and infrastructure owned and operated by the village.

The Department is tasked with an extensive list such as but not limited to:
Street and Highway maintenance-26.5 Miles of Roads
Storm Water management
Engineering
Capital construction
On-staff arborist and landscaping team that provides tree management, property maintenance and all beautification
Shoreline, and waterway maintenance
Operation and maintenance of public beaches, lifeguards, concession and beach staffing
Operation and maintenance of the public marina, dockmaster and dock staff
Design and maintenance of all village owned public buildings and properties
Right of ways, easements, and public property alteration and disturbance permitting
Streetlighting design, install, and maintenance
Maintain the entire Village fleet of vehicles and equipment
and many more tasks that are all intended to operate seamlessly in maintaining the best quality of life for our residents, visitors, businesses, and future generations that have come to love the village as much as we do.

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF WESTHAMPTON BEACH
FALL LEAF AND BRUSH PICK UP

The Village of Westhampton Beach Department of Public Works will begin the Fall brush pick up on Nov. 1st. Leaves and brush may be put out at curbside in separate piles during the month of November and up until Nov. 30th. DO NOT place your leaves and brush on the road! This is a serious traffic concern. Small branches cannot exceed 3 inches in diameter and 3 feet in length. Yard clearing is not acceptable for pick-up. No grass clippings allowed. Mixed piles will be bypassed.

Biodegradable, paper leaf bags will be available at the Village Office and property owners are urged to utilize this service. Due to environmental regulations at Landfills, these paper bags are preferred over plastic ones. Please refrain from using plastic bags.

Brush and leaves put out after Nov. 30th WILL NOT be picked up; owners/residents will be notified to remove them from Village street right-of-way.

Due to other regulations at the various dump sites, the Department of Public Works will not pick up tree stumps, household garbage, household furnishings, rubble or landscaping debris.

 

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