DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW


The Department of Public Works is responsible for planning, designing and the construction administration of all Public Works capital construction projects. It provides all necessary engineering advise and support to the Lynwood City Council, Commissions, City Manager and various City departments. The Department is also responsible for repairs and maintenance of the City's water system, sewer system, streets, storm drains, street lighting, traffic signals, parks, median islands, buildings and related facilities. It also administers the trolley buses, oil recycling, refuse collection and street sweeping programs.

MISSION STATEMENT

Through a dedicated quality and reliable work force, the Department of Public Works is committed to the continuous improvement and maintenance of the City?s infrastructure and to the protection of the health and welfare of our City residents, businesses and visitors.

Services

The Department of Public Works manages the following services:

* Counter Assistance

* Fix-Route Local Public Transportation (Trolley)

* Waste Hauling Services

* Street Sweeping Services

* Right-of-Way Permitting and Inspection

* Traffic Engineering

* Flood Plain Management

* Plan Check Services (for right-of-way related work)

* Development Engineering

Programs

The Department of Public Works manages the following programs:

* NPDES

* Household Hazardous Waste

* Universal Waste

* Solid Waste

* Water Conservation

* Beverage Recycling

* Used Oil

* Street Tree Maintenance

Public Works Contact Information

Emilio M. Murga, P.E, Director of Public Works / City Engineer
Telephone (310) 603-0220, ext. 287

Public Works/Facilities

Preparation of designs and permits. Review of traffic and parking issues, site plan reviews, public works permits, review of plan checks within the scope of Public Works.

Josef Kekula, Public Works Associate
Telephone (310) 603-0220, ext. 287

Utility Services


Maintain the City water system in an optimum condition in order to meet or exceed all the water demands for residential, industrial, commercial uses, and water quality. Maintain the City sewer system in an optimum condition that can meet or exceed all the sewer discharge demands for residential, industrial and commercial uses.

Jose Molina, Utility Services Manager
Telephone (310) 603-0220, ext. 801

Ernie Hinojos, Water Maintenance Lead Worker (Water and Sewer systems)
Telephone (310) 603-0220, ext. 801

Kevin Periman , Electrical Maintenance Supervisor (Traffic Signal and Street Lighting Systems)

Telephone (310) 603-0220, ext. 801

Facility Maintenance

Provides maintenance service for the Citys street system and all City-owned buildings and facilities. The scope of service that is provided includes; pavement repair, pot hole repair, striping, street sign maintenance, custodian, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, mechanical repairs and installations.

Telephone (310) 603-0220, ext. 801

Marcus Farr, Street Maintenance
(310) 603-0220, ext. 801

Albert Espinoza, Building Maintenance
(310) 603-0220, ext. 287

Capital Improvement Program

Preparation of plans and specifications for Capital Improvement Projects of all types including: streets, water, sewer, street lighting, traffic signals, parks, and storm drains.

Telephone (310) 603-0220, ext. 801

Elias Saikaly, P.E, Senior Public Works Manager
(310) 603-0220, ext. 801

Street Sweeping and Trash Complaints

Telephone (310) 603-0220, ext. 287

Tom Fimbres, Administrative Assistant

(310) 603-0220, ext. 287


Water and Street Dutyman

Water Dutyman
:  Water main breaks, fire hydrant knock downs, water leaks, water quality concerns, sewer back-ups, etc.
(310) 466-9381

Street Dutyman:  Potholes, traffic control issues, traffic signals, street lighting, fallen trees/branches, spills, etc.
(310) 466-4611