Any suggestions or comments for improvements would be greatly appreciated:

800 Prospect Drive
Hartford City, IN 47348



MONDAY: East Side/High, East of Franklin; Franklin to Park Avenue/SR 3 to Broadway (East)

TUESDAY: West Side /High, West of Washington; Franklin to Parks Ave/SR 3 to Wabash (West)

WEDNESDAY: Oaks Area, Hillcrest Area and Downtown

THURSDAY: Creekside Area/Southwest SR 26 to Amvets Dr. and SR 3 to Creekside

FRIDAY: South/South East, SR 26 to 9th St and SR 3 to Beech St.

Jeff Thomas


The Department of Public Works is divided into four main areas with each serving a specific, important function in the operation and maintenance of the city's basic infrastructure. Specific functions of each division are listed below.  

Sanitation Department

  • Collection and disposal of all household and business refuse

  • Collection and disposal of all yard waste

  • Collection and chipping of brush and tree limbs

  • Collection and disposal of metal and white goods

  • Maintaining city compost site

  • Leaf collection in the fall

Sewer Department

  • Maintenance and cleaning of all city sewers and laterals

  • Installing sewer taps for new construction

  • Cleaning catch basins and drains

  • Construction of new sewers as needed

Street Department

  • Snow removal and ice control

  • Maintenance and replacement of all signs

  • Trimming of vegetation along city streets and alleys

  • Repair and maintenance of all city streets and alleys

  • Mowing of all city property except parks

  • Mowing of ordinance violation areas

  • Securing or removal of sub-standard buildings

  • Street sweeping

  • Securing and barricading of streets for Heritage Days

  • Assist all other departments with special projects as needed

City Garage

  • Repair and Maintenance of department's vehicles and equipment

  • Fabrication of specially needed parts or equipment

  • South/South East