What does the Public Works Department do?

Buildings & Grounds Division

  • General Mechanical & Building Property Maintenance of County Facilities
  • Custodial Maintenance of County Facilities
  • Construction Project Management
  • Capital Outlay Projects: Planning, Budgeting, Bid Document Creation, and Purchasing
  • Law Enforcement Center Integrated Security Systems Management
  • Jail Assessment Fund Projects
  • Project and Contracted Services Management
  • In Rem Tax Properties Management
  • Management and Sale of County Surplus Property
  • County Co-Director on ADA and Ergonomics Issues
  • Vehicle Fleet Management and Maintenance
  • Other Miscellaneous Services
  • Inter-departmental Mail Delivery
  • Foreclosed Property Maintenance and Sales
                           Current Listing and Bid Forms
  • Requests for Permits for Courthouse Grounds and Courthouse After Hours

Communications Division

  • Telephone Communication Systems & Cellphone Contract
  • Public Safety Radio Systems and Related Equipment
  • Joint Dispatch Center Console Management
  • Fiber Optic Infrastructure Management
  • Video/Audio Systems Support and Implementation

Solid Waste & Recycling Division

  • Recycling Division Website
  • Solid Waste Master Contract Management
  • Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) Operations
  • Compost Site(s) Operations
  • Annual Household Hazardous Waste & Business and Ag Clean Sweep events
  • Electronics Recycling program
  • Tire Recycling program
  • Mercury Collection program
  • Drug Disposal program

Expo Center Division

  • Expo Center Division Website
  • Expo Buildings & Grounds rentals
  • Annual County Fair
  • Camping Rentals
  • Winter Storage
  • Manitowoc County Ice Center (MCIC) Management

Information Services Division

  • Centralized Data Processing
  • I.T. Network and Infrastructure Management, Maintenance & Security
  • Client/Server Systems Administration
  • Support of Desktop PC Equipment, Mobile Equipment, & Software
  • User IT Security Training