Public Works

Mission Statement

The Mission of the City of Stanwood Public Works (PW) Department is to provide high quality maintenance of the City’s public works infrastructure in an economic and environmentally responsible manner while preserving and enhancing quality of life and public safety.


The Public Works Department is organized into multiple functional areas. The director oversees an operational staff of 19 full-time equivalent (FTE) and 1 to 4 full-time (FT) seasonal employees. The department manages the daily operations of the City’s:

  • City-owned parks
  • Facilities
  • Stormwater
  • Street infrastructures
  • Wastewater
  • Water
  1. Facilities
  2. Parks
  3. Stormwater
  4. Street System
  5. Wastewater
  6. Water System

There are currently 6 City buildings and grounds that are maintained by Public Works:

  • City Hall
  • Library
  • Police Station
  • PW Shop
  • The Stanwood Community Conference Center building
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant
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