PW Foreman :
Mission & Job Description
Public Works provides essential services to the citizens of Deer River in a prompt, courteous, safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Public Works, through its dedicated employees, strives to plan, design, build, maintain, and operate public infrastructure in a manner that respects the environment and the ability of government to adequately preserve these assets for succeeding generations.
The Public Works Department is responsible for the general maintenance and repair & snow plowing of all public streets, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, water infrastructure, public buildings, parks and other facilities of public trust.
Current Projects or Hazards
The sidewalk running along the East side of the Evergreen Industries building at the corner of Hwy 2 and 2nd St NE continues to remain closed. After suffering a roof collapse, part of building needed to be demolished. For your safety, the sidewalk will remain closed until further notice.