The City of Winter Haven Public Works Department was established to align service and maintenance-related elements to the City. There are four divisions consisting of management, administration, and a dedicated staff of frontline workers.
Streets, Drainage, and Traffic Ops - Maintenance of the City's public rights-of-way including streets, sidewalks, trees, signalized intersections, and highway lighting. Maintains and manages the City's stormwater conveyance system.
Natural Resources - Management of the City's public lakes, waterways, and natural areas.
Solid Waste - Collection of refuse, recycling, yard debris, and bulk material for residential and commercial customers.
Fleet Maintenance - General maintenance and repair of all the vehicles in the City's fleet inventory.
In light of recent developments regarding Polk County's decision to end recycling services in October 2024, the City of Winter Haven wishes to clarify and assure its residents that the city's recycling services will continue uninterrupted. Read on...