Department of Public Works

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Public Works provides essential services to the residents of Upton in a prompt, courteous, safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Through its dedicated employees, the DPW plans, designs, constructs, operates, maintains, and manages all physical facilities necessary for the preservation of infrastructure in order to provide for the health, safety, welfare, and convenience for our residents as well as succeeding generations.    

Public Works employees continuously and vigilantly assure:
  • Safe clean drinking water
  • Protection against flooding
  • Efficient wastewater collection and treatment
  • Safe and adequate transportation systems
  • Accessible athletic and recreational facilities
The Upton Public Works Department renders services to all citizens in the areas of:
  • Highway maintenance and construction
  • Traffic control
  • Snow and ice operations
  • Drinking water treatment and distribution
  • Wastewater collection and treatment
  • Flood prevention - Stormwater collection system construction and maintenance
  • Parks, Cemetery and Forestry maintenance
The department provides its own administration and equipment maintenance.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
John Johnson Highway Superintendent
Dennis E. Westgate Jr Director of Public Works
William Taylor Department Specialist
Joe Marcinkus Water/Wastewater Superintendent
Trisha Marvelle Department Assistant