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About the Fishers Department of Public Works

The Department of Public Works team consists of 95 full-time and 35 part-time employees; this includes professional, technical, and support positions. It is the department’s duty to serve the citizens of Fishers and ensure a high quality of work.

Areas of Work

Facility Maintenance

Responsible for the maintenance of over 42 buildings, including City Hall, City Services Building, Police and Fire Stations, Parks Buildings, Public Works Facilities, and more.

Parks Maintenance

DPW maintains over 600 acres of park grounds, 700 acres of Hamilton Southeastern Schools grounds, more than 125 athletic fields, and over 150 miles of multi-use trails.

Inventory Control

Fishers DPW has a 25,000-square-foot warehouse to manage purchasing and inventory of materials and supplies for the City of Fishers.

Street Maintenance

Responsible for over 1,700 lane miles of roads, including related irrigation, traffic signs, banners, lane marking, and right-of-way maintenance.

Stormwater Division

Responsible for stormwater and floodplain management in the city, including site inspections, plan reviews, street sweeping, and storm sewer pipe and drain maintenance.

Wastewater Division

The wastewater treatment facility treats up to 10 million gallons of water per day. The conveyance system includes maintenance of sewer pipes and lift stations.

Red snow plow truck pushing snow off the streets as snow continues to fall.

Snow & Ice Control

The Department of Public Works is responsible for snow and ice control in the City of Fishers.

Setup, cleanup, and involvement of all community events, such as concerts, 5K runs, and festivals.

Our Vision

Maintaining the quality of life in Fishers

Our Values

These core values help us accomplish our mission.

  • Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Dependability
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Safety
  • Communication
  • Dedication
  • Innovation
  • Customer Service
  • Teamwork

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