Department of Public Works

Public Works Supervisor Jimi Turner organizes and directs the maintenance workers of the City, as well as the work of crews and outside contractors hired to perform projects in the City.
DPW Working
The Public Works Supervisor prepares and  monitors the departmental budget and provides the City Manager and the City Council with long-range planning requirements and priorities. He acts as spokesperson with the City residents, responding to complaints regarding streets, sidewalks, trees, and park maintenance.
The Public Works Supervisor assists in the hiring process for department personnel and administration of the City personnel policies. He oversees training programs for staff regarding new procedures for safe work practices, and provides technical assistance on operating machinery and maintenance problems. He is responsible for the administration of state and federal regulations as necessary.

The Department of Public Works is responsible for the maintenance of:

  • Buildings and grounds
  • Equipment Fleet
  • Depot Park
  • Sidewalks
  • Streets
  • Trees

If you have a service request for the DPW on any of the above areas, please fill out a Citizen's Service Request from DPW form. The DPW Supervisor will review your submission and take your request under consideration.

Please Note: All street lights in the Village belong to DTE Energy and the City of the Village of Clarkston DPW cannot replace burned out lights. If you fill out a Citizen's Service Request form - The Village office will file a repair request with DTE for you or click the DTE Energy link to report burned out street lights: