Public Works

Mission Statement

The Public Works Department is dedicated to ensuring that the infrastructure of the city is constructed and maintained to the highest standard in order to protect the health, welfare and safety of the citizens of Sanger.  Our goal is to provide responsive and courteous service. Our employees are highly trained and are committed to providing outstanding customer service.


The Public Works Department provides vital public services through planning, engineering, constructing, inspecting, operating and maintaining Sanger's public infrastructure.  This is accomplished by maintaining:

  • Streets
  • Sidewalks
  • Curbs and gutters
  • Street and traffic signs
  • Pavement markings
  • Drainage
  • Water meters and meter reading
  • Waterline and wastewater systems (by repairing streets)
  • Water line repair
  • Cleaning sewer lines
  • Mowing right-of-ways
  • Street sign repair and replacement


The Public Works Department consists of six divisions that oversee:

  • Streets and Drainage Maintenance
  • Water Utilities and Maintenance
  • Waste Water Collection
  • Fleet Maintenance

Core Services

The Public Works Department strives to be a best-in-class organization by providing the following core services:

  • Maintain a "superior" rated, safe drinking water system
  • Provide a high degree of customer service and satisfaction
  • Develop, build and maintain a high-quality transportation infrastructure
  • Provide high-value services through efficient management of resources
  • Ensure the most cost-effective and efficient investment of taxpayers dollars on infrastructure
  • Promote conservation of natural resources
  • Ensure integrity of our stormwater drainage systems to minimize loss of public and private property
  • Provide continuous employee and leadership development
  • Build a positive, productive, and engaged workforce that supports the City's mission and strategic goals
  • Ensure adherence to State guidelines by maintaining professional licenses and certifications through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Adhere to the Federal and State regulations set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality