Public Works

Finding Solutions Today and Planning for Tomorrow

The Public Works Department is responsible for promoting safe and environmentally sensitive development within the community, as well as planning and overseeing the construction of streets, sidewalks, and other public utilities. In addition to future planning, this department is also responsible for identifying and correcting safety and functional deficiencies in existing roadways and infrastructure systems. In order to accomplish these tasks, the Public Works Department has been organized into the following divisions:

Engineering / GIS

Explore the Engineering/GIS division.

Streets

Find out more about Oskaloosa streets.

Report a Pothole or Sidewalk Hazard.

Road Closures

Road and Sidewalk Improvement Projects

Stormwater and Wastewater

Stormwater and Wastewater are handled by the Oskaloosa Water Department. The Water Department can be contacted at (641) 673-8476.

EPA Brownfields Grant

With respect to future development, the City of Oskaloosa has taken a large step forward by completing a $400,000 EPA Brownfields Assessment Grant, which awarded in 2014. In 2019, the City has been awarded an additional $300,000 EPA Brownfields Assessment Grant. Follow the link above to learn more about what these grants mean for our community.