Director of Environmental Services/Public Works
Welcome to the Public Works Department. We strive to provide high quality services to our citizens and customers.
In the City of Leesburg, the Public Works Department is comprised of the Administrative Division, Solid Waste Division, Streets and Signs Maintenance Division, Fleet Services Division, and the Engineering Division.
Administrative Assistant II
The Administrative Division is comprised of a Public Works Director, Deputy Director, Project Manager, and an Administrative Assistant.
The Administrative Division also staffs a Project Manager who oversees construction projects for the City of Leesburg. The Project Manager ensures compliance with the federal, state and local laws, regulations and requirements, ensures fulfillment of all obligations under the terms of the contract with the City for each project, and coordinates City departments and outside agencies to ensure timely and accurate completion of projects, within budgetary limitations and schedules.
Solid Waste Manager
The Streets and Signs Maintenance Division is staffed by five (5) technicians. The Streets Maintenance Division is staffed by (1) Street Supervisor and (2) technicians, and is responsible for oversight of contracts for the maintenance and repair of existing streets and sidewalks, including the repair of potholes. The signs maintenance division is staffed by two (2) technicians and is responsible for the production and installation of all regulatory signs for the City, paint maintenance for the striping of the center and turn lanes on City streets, and City maintained curbs. You can report problems at the following links:
The Fleet Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance and operation of more than 650 vehicles and pieces of equipment in the City’s inventory that include police and fire vehicles, heavy equipment, cars, and light trucks used in the City’s operations.
The staff is comprised of a Division Manager, Shop Supervisor, and six (6) Vehicle Technicians, plus two (2) well qualified Administrative Assistants who maintain the records and financial activities of the division. The division is also responsible for the purchase of all City vehicles for all departments and utilities, disposal of surplus vehicles and properties as the need arises, and for the City’s 2 fuel sites that dispense an average of 21,000+ gallons/month. See Fleet Services for further information.
The Solid Waste Division services both Residential and Commercial customers. It is one of the enterprise utilities of the City of Leesburg, responsible for the collection of all residential and commercial solid waste and recyclable material in the City.
This is the largest division within the department, accounting for (17) employees that include the Division Manager, Division Supervisor, operators and an Administrative Assistant. In addition to collections, the division is responsible for the maintenance of the City’s closed 72 acre landfill, which must be maintained for another 15 years under Department of Environmental Protection’s rigorous regulations. These activities include on-going repairs and maintenance of the site, including the security fence around the closed site, and mowing and repair of damage resulting from natural occurrences. You can ask questions or report problems to Solid Waste.
Development Review Coordinator
The City Engineering Division is responsible for coordination of development and development review activities for the department, and reviewing of construction plans and specifications and submittals for compliance with land development codes, construction standards, and actual progress in the field.
The division consists of a Development Review Coordinator and a Surveying Technician.
Last, but not least, is the City’s Capital Construction Program. The Director of Public Works is responsible for all construction contracts for the various infrastructure improvements of five or more projects each year. These projects vary, depending on the needs of the City. These projects can be as simple as minor road improvements or as complicated as the design of new buildings.