Public Works

The Public Works department is dedicated to ensuring that the infrastructure of the city is constructed and maintained to the highest standards in order to protect the health, welfare, and safety of the citizens of Lake Worth. Our goal is to provide responsive and courteous service.

The Public Works department maintains the street, drainage, parks, facilities, water, and wastewater systems for the city. Services provided by the Public Works department include: street repair, waterline repair, sewer line cleaning, ROW maintenance, utility line locates, street sign repair/replacement, and construction inspection.


Whats Happening in Public Works

Check here to see what projects the Public Works Department is currently working on, follow us on Facebook for daily daily updates of road closures and other announcements. 

Comanche Trail Stormwater Improvements. Click here for more information.

* Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program in Boat Club Estates: Click here for more information about the program.

* Hiawatha Phase II (Water and Sewer): Starting week of 12/03/2020 which will be picking up from the end of Phase I to the City Limits.

*City Contractors are starting the Hiawatha Project on 12/03/2020. They will begin in the 3200 Blk of Hiawatha ending in the 2800 Blk of Hiawatha. Traffic will be reduced to one lane thru the project area with some daily road closures if needed. Project is projected to last 120 Days.

*Starting January 20th, 2021, City contractors will be working on our Water Meter Replacement Program. For more information on this program, please click on the link under "News" on the right hand column.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Mike Shelley Public Works Superintendent - Water/Sewer & Parks
James Sullivan Public Works Superintendent - Streets & Maintenance
Vacant Position Administrative Assistant 817-237-1211 ext. 200
Vacant Position Director of Public Works