Public Works

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Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday - 6:00am to 2:00pm 

Contact Us   

To report an issue or ask a question, you may contact us in one of the following ways.

49 Coon Hollow Road, Derby
Telephone: 203-736-1468

For situations posing an immediate public safety hazard that occur outside of normal operating hours, please call the Derby Police Department at 203-734-1651


Director of Public Works:  Edward Armeno

Derby Public Works Department consists of a director, one foreman, and 12 full time employees.  Employee positions are classified as follows.

  • Maintainer II:  truck laborers
  • Maintainer III:  light equipment operators
  • Maintainer IV:  heavy equipment operators, group leader and mechanic

Additionally, the Department may use temporary, non-bargaining unit employees in the summer and fall seasons, or hire outside contractors to supplement the existing work force.

All maintainer classes, as well as outside contractors that operate city-owned heavy equipment, are required to have a valid Connecticut Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Heavy equipment is defined as vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 26,001 pounds or more.

General Information

Derby Public Works Department provides a broad spectrum of services to our community, focused primarily on the maintenance and repair of city-owned infrastructure.

Our operations span just over 5 square miles and encompass nearly 40 miles of roadway.

The following is a brief overview of our primary responsibilities.

  • Maintenance of city-owned roads
  • Care and maintenance of city-owned sidewalks, parking lots, and traffic islands
  • Stormwater management
  • Collection and disposal of residential bulk trash
  • Grounds maintenance for all municipal buildings and city-owned parks
  • Street sweeping
  • Snow/ice removal
  • Athletic field and facility maintenance
  • Maintenance of the city’s flood control system including:
    • Earthen berms along the Housatonic and Naugatuck Rivers
    • Four pumping stations
    • Four railroad closure gates

167-12 to 167-27 Garbage Ordinance