Public Works

Whether you know it or not, if you are a resident of La Vista, you benefit every day from the work and dedication of the employees of the Public Works Department.

Comprised of more than 40 employees, Public Works is one of the City’s largest departments.

Public Works is responsible for managing and maintaining the City’s infrastructure (streets, sidewalks, trails, parks and the sewer and storm sewer systems), vehicles, and civil and traffic engineering.


Engineering is responsible for contract management, design, and oversight of the City’s construction and maintenance projects and City facilities associated with private development; mapping, surveying, and infrastructure management; right-of-way management, including coordination with private utility companies; storm water management; and traffic and transportation engineering.

Parks Division

Park Maintenance is responsible for maintaining City parks,

Sewer Division

The Sewer Division is responsible for the routine maintenance of the City’s public sanitary sewer and storm sewer networks. Sewer Division also completes locate requests of underground City utilities for the One Call system. Routine maintenance items include:

Street Maintenance

Street Maintenance is responsible for maintaining City streets, including snow plowing, seal coating, and patching.