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PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

1515 East University Avenue
Lafayette LA 70501

Phone: 337-291-8500

DIRECTOR: Chad Nepveaux

OPERATIONS

pw-operations-divisionThe Operations Division is responsible for administrative support, including:

  • All clerical and secretarial support to handle routine paperwork for payments, purchases, payroll, travel & training requests, expense reports, personnel actions, budget revision requests, correspondence, and maintaining official files.
  • Supervises and manages the Public Works Dispatching operations which electronically processes and tracks in excess of 4,000 Requests for Service per Fiscal Year and is responsible for the management of the Public Works complaint process.
  • Responsible for setting up and operating an Emergency Response Center during all storm events which includes the distribution of sand bags, clearing of roadways, storm drains, and earthen and concrete lined channels and assists in any manner needed as dictated by the Director of Civil Defense.
  • The operation of a Tool Room for the acquisition, storage and distribution of various small engine equipment, hand tools, traffic calming devices, etc., utilized by the Streets and Drainage Divisions in maintaining streets and drainage infrastructure.