The Department of Public Works (DPW) is responsible for the maintenance and operation of most of the physical services that affect everyone in the City. DPW employees maintain all street right-of-ways, including surface repairs, snow plowing, street sweeping and parkway trees. The department also maintains the water and sewer lines throughout the City and all City parks. Vehicle and equipment maintenance is performed by the Motor Vehicle Pool division. The DPW staff consists of nine employees.