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 Richard Mendoza

Richard Mendoza
Commissioner
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Vision

To become the premier provider of efficient and effective Transportation and Solid Waste Services through a corporate and teamwork approach.

Mission

The mission of the Department of Public Works is to deliver industry leading Public Works services that maintain and improve the City’s infrastructure through strong community partnerships, transparent policies, and sustainable procedures utilizing a highly effective and dedicated workforce leading to increased public safety, health, and wellness for the citizens of Atlanta.

Do you have a question or concern for Public Works?

The Customer Service Center (CSC) is your first source to report concerns in the public right of way (i.e. potholes, trash pickup, street lights, traffic signals, metal plates, etc.) and or provide feedback on our services. You may contact the CSC directly at 404.330.6333 or via email to: publicworks@atlantaga.gov. The CSC is available Monday - Friday, 8:15 am - 5:00 pm. For emergencies after normal business hours, please call 404.227.3520.

The Public Works Speakers Bureau is available to come your community meeting or event.  If you would like information on Public Works topics such as sidewalk repair/maintenance, safety in the public right of way, traffic calming, recycling practices or other topics submit a request by email to publicworks@atlantaga.gov or call 404.330.6333, Monday - Friday 8:15 am - 5:00 pm. 

Office of the Commissioner
The Office of the Commissioner provides leadership and direction for the overall management and operation of the Department Public Works. It provides support services for the management of departmental operations. These support services include human resource and labor relations; budget administration and management; monitoring of contracts, grants, and assessments; analysis of operations for improving effectiveness and efficiency; and coordination of legislative affairs for the department.

Office of Solid Waste Services
The Office of Solid Waste Services is responsible for the collection and disposal management of solid waste within the City of Atlanta. This office is also responsible for waste reduction and recycling; landfill post-closure management; solid waste management and analysis; education and enforcement; street sweeping and cleaning; dead animal removal; facilitating the Keep Atlanta Beautiful program, and assisting with city-wide emergency operations.

Office of Transportation
The Office of Transportation is responsible for overseeing and maintaining the City's infrastructure. It provides a variety of services to the citizens of Atlanta, internal operating departments, and governmental agencies. This office is comprised of Capital Projects, Technical Services, Infrastructure Project Development, Crew Construction & Maintenance, Condition Assessments and Permits, the Public Parking Program.

Office of Fleet Services
The Office of Fleet Services is responsible for the acquisition, maintenance and disposal of the City of Atlanta’s motorized equipment fleet of 4,673 units and 756 components, totaling over 5,429 pieces. This Office is also responsible for the purchasing and dispensing of over three million gallons of fuel annually. Additionally, this office partners with other City departments in the delivery of critical City services.

Contact Info
City of Atlanta
Department of Public Works
55 Trinity Avenue, SW
Suite 4700
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Tel: 404.330.6240
Fax: 404.658.7552

Customer Service
Tel: 404.330.6333
Email: publicworks@atlantaga.gov

Office of Commissioner

Richard Mendoza, Commissioner
Email: rmendoza@atlantaga.gov

Tim Borchers
Deputy Commissioner
Email: trborchers@atlantaga.gov

Office of Solid Waste Services

Tel: 404.330.6236

Christopher Fetterman
Director of Operations
Email: cjfetterman@atlantaga.gov

Gayla Dodson, Director of Special Services
Email: gdodson@atlantaga.gov

Jacquelyn Bridges Recycling Program Manager, Sr.
Email: jbridges@atlantaga.gov

Office of Transportation

Tel: 404.330.6501

Capital Projects & Planning

Rodney Givens
Program Management Officer
Email: rcgivens@atlantaga.gov

Operations, Engineering, & Permits

Cotena Alexander
Program Management Officer
Email:
ccalexander@atlantaga.gov

Office of Fleet Services

Tel: 404.622.7681

Dale Fambrough, Director
Email: dfambrough@atlantaga.gov.

Tracey Woods, Assistant Director
Email: tdwoods@atlantaga.gov

Bill Eckel, Assistant Director
Email: weckel@atlantaga.gov

Public Relations

Tel: 404.330.6240

Valerie Bell-Smith, Public Relations Manager, Sr.
Email: vbell-smith@atlantaga.gov

NOTE: For garbage collection, rubbage collection or to receive a trash bin call 404.330.6333.
For issues related to water and sewer, please call the Department of Watershed Management at 404.658-6500.


Last updated: 6/23/2014 4:41:40 PM