Public Works


The duties of the Public Works Department include the mowing of road sides, sidewalk repair and replacement, drainage, sign maintenance, street sweeping and pothole repairs. The department currently has 182 streets of which inventory is kept of city streets and each streets condition. Every street is prioritized and resurfaced as soon as possible.

The Public Works Department includes a team of thirteen workers. Nine of these workers are full-time and four part-time. The part-time employees work during the Summer season only. The department is responsible for maintaining City owned streets and right-of ways.
 
Other duties of the department include snow removal, maintenance of all city vehicles and equipment, mowing and trimming of all parks, walking trails and city buildings. The department also provides the City of Kingston neighborhoods with brush pick-up twice per year, once in the spring and once in the fall. The time of these pick-ups will be posted here on the web site and also in the Roane County Newspaper.