Public Works

As of April 13, 2020 our new address will be: 
200 Clear River Drive
Oakland, RI 02859                                                    


 The Department of Public Works is the liaison between the public and it’s various departments, handling complaints, answering questions and providing assistance whenever possible. The mission and goal of the Department of Public Works is to maintain existing facilities including roadways, drainage systems, bridges and culverts and Town parks. The staff of the Public Works Department works very closely with other departments such as recreation, planning and the police in order to maintain our Town. This Department provides the following services:

  • Roadway maintenance:  (for State roads, please contact the DOT at 568-5373)

Street sweeping
Snow plowing/sanding
Drainage maintenance repair and/or replacement
Pot hole repair
Brush cutting
Roadway reconstruction/paving
Sidewalk construction/repair

  • Senior Citizen Transportation
  • Trash Removal & Recycling Program
  • Street Sign Replacement Program
  • Engineering Services to Town Departments
  • Town Fueling Facility
  • Town Vehicle Maintenance Facility
  • Capital Improvement Project Construction
  • Town Compost Facility Operation & Maintenance

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Jeffrey McCormick Director
Allison Gelfuso Administrative Aide