To provide efficient, economic access to desired destinations, such as employment, shopping, and other facilities in a quick, convenient, and safe manner for all citizens in every section of the City.
The Street Department has the following responsibilities:
Constructs and coordinates the construction or reconstruction of city streets and signal lights
Maintains drainage structures
Maintains paved and unpaved alleys
Maintains paved and unpaved streets
Maintains traffic control devices and information signs
Sweeps streets as requested.
To provide a proactive pavement maintenance system throughout the City
To provide good, safe streets with adequate signage for the convenience of the citizens of Brownwood and visitors in addition to accessible alleys for use by various utility providers and Sanitation Department
Blade unpaved streets and alleys on a timely basis.
Clear obstructions from grates, inlets, and intersections upon notification on a timely basis.
Continue to maintain city streets by sealing cracks and reconstruction.
Increase knowledge through training of assigned personnel in public works and traffic engineering by attending seminars and traffic engineering schools.
Maintain efficiency in replacing or repairing signs.
Patch potholes and utility cuts in streets in a timely manner.
Seal coat and level up streets on a scheduled system each year.
Sweep downtown streets weekly, and sweep other streets as needed on a timely basis.