The Public Works Department is the largest department within the City of Astoria. Major areas of responsibility include: Water Treatment and Distribution: Waste water Collection and Treatment; Street Maintenance; Engineering Services; Sanitation/Recycling Services; Fleet Maintenance for all City Vehicles; Forestry Management; City Facility Maintenance; Railroad Maintenance; and Mapping with Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
The Public Works Department is actively involved in a wide range of current and future capital improvements ranging from water, sewer, streets, storm water projects, to overseeing construction management and participating in the land development review process.
HOW TO CONTACT US:
- Contact Public Works Administration by phone at: (503) 338-5177
- Contact Public Works Engineering by phone at: (503) 338-5173
- Fax us at: (503) 338-6538
- For after-hour emergencies, call (503) 325-4411
- E-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail your inquiries to:
Public Works Department
Astoria City Hall
1095 Duane Street
Astoria, OR 97103
Public Works Administration/Engineering offices are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Public Works Operations/Shops is located at 550 30th Street.
Ken Nelson, PW Superintendent, can be contacted by phone at (503) 325-3524 or by Fax at (503) 325-3550. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
The Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 5555 Lagoon Road. DeWayne Barkemeyer, Wastewater Treatment Supervisor and Jeff Smith, Wastewater Treatment Operator can be contacted by phone at (503) 325-2267.
Water Quality issues can be addressed by contacting Gary McLauchlin, Water Quality Supervisor at (503) 325-3524.
The Watershed Reservoir, Watershed Headworks and Fred Mickelson, Water Source Operator can be contacted by phone at (503) 458-6400.