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Public Works Director:
Chad Birdsong
103 E. Water St.
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

To contact the Public Works Department, please call (816) 630-0755.

Hours: M-F 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.



The Public Works Department is charged with construction and maintenance of public use areas, such as streets, water and sewer systems. There are six separate divisions within Public Works: Street, Water, Pollution Control, Refuse, Construction Services and Transportation.
Procedure for Permit
Application for New
Construction within City
Right-of-Way
Stormwater Management
Plan
Stormwater Ordinances
Curbside Recycling
Program

Newcomer Information

Water Quality Report 2013
A paper copy can be obtained by contacting: Kathy Twitchell, 630-0755 x 222

Application for one acre or less of land disturbance due to grading or construction of property:
Grading Permit Application


Responsibilities:

• Street Department - Responsible for the reconstruction, repair and maintenance and snow removal of 110 miles of streets and roads, 15 bridges and 10 miles of storm drains within the city limits.

• Water Department - Operates the city's water treatment plant, provides for the distribution of safe drinking water to area residents, commercial customers and wholesale water to surrounding communities, maintains 268 miles of water mains and 368 fire hydrants.

Excelsior Springs Public Works building

• Pollution Control - Maintains the waste water treatment plant, lagoons and overland flow system, 62 miles of sanitary sewer mains, 763 manholes, 3,400 service connections and eight sewer lift stations.

• Refuse - The city contracts with Allied Waste to provide residential curbside pickup for household trash for all citizens. All trash and recycle carts must be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on your regularly scheduled trash day. For online trash route map, click here. Weekly curbside pickup of recyclables will be starting on February 3, 2014 on your regular scheduled trash day. For Bulky Item Drop Off information, click here.

Residential Refuse (effective August 1, 2013):
$17.35/month or part thereof for the first cart (per household)
$11.66/month or part thereof for each additional cart (per household)

Note: Your trash cart and recycle cart are the property of Allied Waste. The carts are assigned to your address. If you move, you must notify the City and leave them at the address, otherwise payment for them could be reflected on your final utility bill.

• Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection - All participating communities may attend ANY of the events listed in the 2014 Mobile Collection Event Schedule. For downloadable Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program brochure, click here. For downloadable "Safe Alternatives to Common Household Chemicals" brochure, click here.


Public Works Department construction services personnel replace a roof on a city building previously used as a fire station.
• Construction Services - Provides construction support to other city departments. To view the cities construction standards and design criteria, view Development Construction Standards.

• Transportation - The City of Excelsior Springs operates the Excelsior Springs Transportation, a bus system providing quality and economical transport services for city residents.

Stormwater - The growth of our city can increase the amount of stormwater runoff, especially during heavy rains and reduce downstream water quality. Minimizing these impacts requires careful stormwater management.