Public Works

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Information

Whom to Call:

  • For General DPW inquiry, call (617) 466-4200.
  • For inquiry regarding trash collection, water service or your water bill, call Customer Service at (617) 466-4240.
  • To report a street light outage, call (617) 466-4200.
  • For inquiry related to Water and Sewer, call (617) 466-4310. For emergencies, Nights, Weekends & Holidays, call (617) 466-4662.

Mission:

The Department of Public Works (DPW) provides professional-quality maintenance, repair, and construction services while maintaining 44 miles of streets, 88 miles of sidewalks, 10 parks and playgrounds, public squares and Garden Cemetery. The DPW is also responsible for the ongoing maintenance of 11 municipal buildings, 61 miles of water mains, 40.5 miles of sewer mains, the Carter Street drain pumping station, nearly 90 vehicles and pieces of equipment, and the municipal fire alarm system.

The DPW also oversees the City's trash collection and disposal services, including curbside recycling, and is responsible for rapid response to all snow, ice and other inclement weather emergencies and conditions. The DPW also enforces water, sewer, and snow ordinances, grants petitions of location for utilities, and maintains engineering records and City maps. In addition, the DPW plays a significant role in the daily operation of other City departments in responding to requests for service. In particular, DPW works extensively with ISD and Planning and Development.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Fidel Maltez Public Works Commissioner (617) 466-4204
Bertram Taverna Public Works Deputy Commissioner (617) 466-4200
Louis Mammolette Assistant DPW Director- Operations (617) 466-4200
Rebecca Wright Assistant City Engineer (617) 466-4200
Dragica Ivanis Business Manager (617) 466-4203
Mike Sandoval Community Services Administrator (617) 466-4207
Theresa Cetina Junior Business Manager (617) 466-4201
Lam Vu Son Field Operations Manager (617) 466-4302
Luis Cetina City Yard Supervisor (617) 466-4300
Yeni Solis Administrative Assistant (617) 466-4200
Bernabe Rodriguez 311 Manager
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