Public Works and Sanitation

Our Goal


Our goal is to make the City of Georgetown a beautiful, clean, safe and productive community to live in.

Department Functions


The Public Works Department fulfills many vital functions, including the following:
  • Critter Getters (Dead Animal Removal and Disposal)
  • Downtown clean-up and assistance with parades and special events
  • Ensures public safety by responding to weather-related emergencies and other disasters
  • Garbage and Waste Removal
  • Herbie Program - Distribution and repair
  • Mowing and maintenance of all City properties
  • Provides customer-friendly service
  • Sign Shop - Erection and repair of street signs, painting curbs, etc.
  • Snow and ice removal
  • Storm drain clean-out, maintenance and repairs
  • Street maintenance and paving
  • Street sweeping
  • Vehicle Maintenance - Care and maintenance (including preventive maintenance) of City vehicles, equipment and tools, etc.

Recycling Center


To learn more about recycling in the City of Georgetown, view our Georgetown-Scott County Recycling Center Information Flyer (PDF).