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City Departments

Public Works

Hurricane Dorian has altered the collection schedule for the week of September 2, 2019.  We will resume regular collection on Monday, September 9, 2019. 

If you have any questions in regards to your collection, please call our solid Waste office at 863-291-5756. 

The Public Works Department was established to align service and maintenance related elements within the City. This Department consists of four Divisions consisting of management, administrative, and frontline staff positions.

  • Streets and Drainage – Maintenance of the City’s public rights-of-way including streets, sidewalks, trees, and stormwater conveyance system.

    Clickable image linking to a web map application depicting the City's Pavement inventory and prioritization.

    Click the picture above to view an interactive app showing Winter Haven’s pavement conditions

  • Natural Resources – Management of the City’s public lakes, waterways, and natural areas.
  • Solid Waste – Collection of refuse, yard debris, and bulk material for residential and commercial customers; including oversight of recycling services.
  • Fleet Maintenance – General maintenance and repair of all the vehicles in the City’s fleet inventory.

In General, the personnel in this Department are responsible for the day to day rigors of maintaining the City’s infrastructure and assets while ensuring that quality services are provided to its customers.


M.J. Carnevale        Department Director

Brittany Balliett     Administrative Support Specialist