The Mission of the Public Works Department is to provide the necessary training and resources to its employees that allows them to provide services to the County's residents accurately, timely, in a professional manner, compliant with Federal, State and County regulations, and in a responsive manner that leads to citizen satisfaction.
The vision of the Public Works Department is to see that its efforts result in improved public streets, roads, bridges, rights of way, and traffic safety; providing convenience, safety, and comfort to the users of public infrastructure.
The Department of Public Works maintains approximately 766 miles of roads, of which there are:
- 455 miles of gravel roads
- 274 miles of paved roads
- 37 miles of dirt roads
- 145 bridges
Records that are available in the office include:
- Road Records
- Survey Records from 1855 to present.
- Survey Standards
- Road Plans