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Our Mission and Vision

At the DPW, we strive to provide a professional Public Works organization that will offer quality infrastructure and services in a sustainable way that will contribute to making Sheboygan a desirable place to work, live, and play. Our mission is to improve the quality of life by effectively developing, maintaining, and improving the infrastructure, natural resources, and community services.

Department of Public Works Goals

  • Provide quality infrastructure that conveys safe, efficient delivery of essential goods and services.
  • Provide clean and beautiful public spaces that maximize the natural environment to enhance the overall quality of life.
  • Deliver professional-quality public service with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

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No Wipes Down the Pipes

As residents are preparing for social distancing and self-isolation, please be aware of what types of products can be flushed down your toilet. Many people are choosing alternative bathroom paper products, such as wet wipes, baby wipes, cotton balls, and paper towels. Many of these products have marketing language that states they are flushable. However, these products are not flushable. Products other than toilet paper are not designed to be flushed down the toilet. They do not break down or disintegrate quickly enough and can clog your plumbing, your sewer lateral, and the mainline sewer. All hygiene products other than toilet paper should be thrown in the trash. A sewer backs up at this time, with limited cleaning supplies available, can spread other infections virus. Please remember "No Wipes Down the Pipes."

Current City Projects

Stay informed about the current projects that may be effecting your residence or travel routes. We appreciate the patience and understanding of our community as we work to improve Sheboygan's streets, buildings, and general appeal.

News & Updates

Road Closure – Calumet Drive and Geele Avenue

The intersection of Calumet Drive and Geele Avenue will be closed to all traffic beginning on July 6, 2020 for water main replacement in the intersection. The closure is expected to remain in place for 10 days.

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Beach Fires Update

The Parks and Forestry Division has removed all permanent fire rings that are normally placed along the north side of Deland Beach due to the high water the Sheboygan area is currently experiencing.

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As a service to the residents of Sheboygan, we provide regular updates to city projects and initiatives that may impact our community. Browse through the provided updates or subscribe to our email newsletter below to have content delivered directly to your inbox. 

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