Public Works provides a wide range of services including:
The department ensures that the City's infrastructure is safe and well maintained, which supports the quality of life and serves as a foundation of a healthy economy. As guided by the City's Strategic Plan, Public Works serves as a steward of the City's physical assets and ensures that residents live in a safe, secure, and thriving community.
The mission of the Public Works Department is to provide for the effective and efficient design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the City's infrastructure. In pursuit of this mission, the Public Works Department is organized into several divisions. These divisions work together to coordinate services and to achieve the following objectives:
Downtown Streetscaping Conceptual Plan
The City of Owatonna is currently working on a vision for the downtown streetscape. This downtown streetscaping plan will help guide future improvements and development within the historic downtown area. A conceptual plan has been created on an interactive map that allows the community to provide feedback. Please take a look and let us know what you think!
Oak Avenue and Rose Street Construction - Steele County Project
Oak Avenue and Rose Street Construction Please visit the Steele County website for information regarding an upcoming construction project at Oak Avenue and Rose Street.