Public Works

The Union City, Tennessee Public Works Department offers a wide range of infrastructure services to city residents and beyond. From water and wastewater collection, to street repairs, Union City Public Works maintain and improve the city's infrastructure.

Their goal is to provide citizens with prompt, courteous, economical and safe services, and to ensure that infrastructure meets or exceeds the growing needs of the community.

Street Department Services

  • Pothole repairs
  • Maintenance of utility street cuts
  • Maintenance of curb and gutters
  • Maintenance of storm drains and piping systems
  • Street sweeping
  • Leaf collection
  • Maintenance of streets in winter months for ice and snow
  • Maintenance and installation of street signs
  • Maintenance of painted roadway markings
  • Mowing of City right-of-ways
  • Responsible for all locations within the Street Dept. – per TN One Call

Waste Collection Services

  • Curbside residential trash pick-up (no garbage)
  • Curbside limb pick-up (residents only – no contractors)

Water Dept (Distribution) Services

  • Installation of all new residential water taps
  • Maintenance of all water mains and service lines
  • Maintenance of all water pumping stations and pressure regulators
  • Maintenance of all fire hydrants
  • Responsible for all locates within water distribution – per TN One Call

Waste Water Collection System Services

  • Install all new residential sewer taps
  • Maintenance of all sewer mains
  • Maintenance of all sewer lift stations
  • Unstop backup problems with jetter truck, with proper curbside cleanouts.
  • Responsible for all locates for collection system – per TN One Call

Office Services

  • Prepare and dispatch all work orders for each department
  • Code and process accounts payable invoices
  • Maintain inventory for each department
  • Maintain records and G.I.S mapping for each department
  • Maintain personnel time records
  • Process and maintain accident reports within departments
  • Assist other departments with special projects

Maintenance Garage Services

Maintenance of all service vehicles and equipment for all City departments. Police, Water, Waste Collection, Street, Sewer, Parks, and Turf Management.


Director - Steve Ladd