Public Works

The Public Works Department is responsible for, but not limited to, the following tasks specific to all Borough property:

  • Basic maintenance of all Borough parks and fields in conjunction with recreational leagues regarding use and care of Borough-owned property
  • Basic maintenance to Borough-owned streets, including repairing potholes with cold patch, maintaining visible crosswalk lines and stop lines on street intersections, maintaining street signs and installing new signs when needed, plowing snow, grounds-keeping of street islands
  • Help prepare, implement, and oversee improvements to our streets and parks
  • Minor tree pruning of Borough-owned trees
  • Monthly and yearly inspections/cleaning of sewer and storm water systems
  • Maintenance of infrastructure and Brookhaven owned sewer treatment plant
  • Provide daily oversight of maintenance and upkeep to Borough-owned facilities, including parking lots, landscaping, and trash removal
  • Provides curbside leaf collection at designated times October through December
  • Provides use of chipper to residents 4x per year to remove branches
  • Picks up live Christmas trees to be recycled (through January each year)
  • Installation and maintenance of our Hometown Hero Banners
  • Assist the fire company and police department with emergency situations, as needed
  • Support 811 calls (call before you dig)