Streets & Utilities, Fleet Services and Wastewater Treatment Plant
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
The Libertyville Public Works Department is led by John Heinz, Director of Public Works, and is a fully accredited department by the American Public Works Association. Public Works is comprised of four operating divisions: Engineering, Fleet Services, Streets & Utilities, Wastewater Treatment Plant and Parks Maintenance.
The Engineering division is responsible for recommending improvements, providing cost estimates, preparing plans and supervising the construction of public works projects to improve the Village infrastructure systems. Engineering also reviews plans for private development and inspection of construction is done to ensure acceptability by the Village.
The Fleet Services Division manages the preventative maintenance of Village vehicles and equipment, maintains a parts inventory, drafts vehicle and equipment specifications and manages the Village's fueling system.
The Streets & Utilities division is responsible for the Village's streets, general maintenance, sewers and water system. Streets and general maintenance are responsible for the maintenance and repair of Village pavement, sidewalks, parking lots, traffic signal system and streetslights. Streets & Utilities maintains the Village sanitary sewer and stormwater sewer systems. The division utilizes pump stations, storage tanks, purchased water and an extensive system of transmission and distribution lines to provide drinking water.
The Wastewater Treatment Plant provides treatment to impure water to produce high quality effluent prior to its discharge into the Des Plaines River. The division recommends improvements and equipment replacement and performs continuous lab testing to monitor plant effectiveness.
The Parks Maintenance division provides maintenance and improvement services to the Village’s 21 parks, which include 572 acres of land, and all of the community’s 11,000 public trees. The Parks division provides a variety of services and facilities, including services for sports organizations, a nine-hole golf course, disc golf course, flower gardens, lakes, picnic areas, pavilions, playgrounds, sledding hill, ice skating rinks, and bike/walking paths.