The Winnetka Public Works Department
is a full-service department providing residents with a variety of services
and programs. The Public Works Department is staffed with 31.5 full-time employees
ranging from administrative staff to maintenance workers all working together
to ensure services are provided efficiently and effectively. The Public Works
Department is organized into four divisions; administration, engineering, operations,
and forestry to effectively and efficiently respond to and provide services
The Public Works Department, under the
direction of the Public
Works Director, provides a number of services and programs to Winnetka residents, including but not limited to: street and
sewer management, maintenance, and repairs, refuse collection, fleet maintenance,
tree management and maintenance, infrastructure design and construction management,
and administrative staff support. In all the Public Works Department manages
and maintains over 58 miles of roadway, 109 miles of sewer lines, provides
refuse collection to approximately 4,000 households, reviews over 200 development plans
a year, and cares for thousands of parkway trees.
Monday North Village limits to the north side of Tower
Tuesday South side of Tower to the north side of Pine
Thursday South side of Pine to the North side of Willow
Friday South side of Willow to the south Village limits
To see a map depicting the pickup zones, click here.
In addition to the services provided, the
Public Works Department provides Winnetka residents with a number of special programs, such as
Spring Cleanup, Leaf Collection, Holiday Tree Collection, Snow & Ice Control,
Recycling, and other related community services all of which are provided
at no additional charge.
The Public Works Department is committed
to the continuous improvement of the community and always striving to improve
the services it provides to Winnetka residents.
The Village of Winnetka is required to post its IEPA Permit for Discharges from Small MS4s; its NPDES 2009-2014; the IEPA’s Annual Inspection Report; and its Changes to Best Management Practices. To see the permits and reports, click on the preceeding links.