Public Works

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The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance and care of the City. These duties include:
  • Controlling utilities
  • Regulating recycling pickup
  • Operating the water plant
  • Maintaining all City properties, including easements 
  • And more
Organizational Chart

Illegal Dumping
If you see illegal dumping or discharges into or near stormwater inlets, please call (281) 292-4642. 

Storm Water Pollution 
Single Stream Recycling 
FEMA LOMR- New Floodplain Map
Rain Events and Oak Ridge North
Watering Recommendations- Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District

2019 Projects

Robinson Road – the main lane improvements at the intersections only (Robinson/Patsy, Robinson/Hanna). The County is merging their overpass project into ours and doing the Patsy intersection for the City, but we have to get the additional ROW needed.  

Robinson Road Turn Lane – this is the proposed turn lane that would go into Commerce Park. 

IH-45 Waterline Phase 2 – This is a waterline project that Bleyl Associates designed the first phase of for us. This will continue a proposed 12” waterline from the SW corner of the Bowlero property up to Paula Lane (north/south). From there, the project will replace an existing 8” line from IH-45 westward down Paula to the residential area. T

TWDB Phase 9 – This is the last in a series of Texas Water Development Board Grant projects by which we have replaced/lined all of the sanitary lines, manholes, etc in the City. This project uses that last of the available monies to pipe-burst a problem area under Robinson at Maplewood, and then provide additional upsizing by pipe-burst method on our downstream trunk line in accordance with our future plans (Feasibility Study).

Regional Detention – We have tentatively secured an $850,000 grant to do a regional detention facility on Spring Pines.

 Parks – replacement of the decking around ME Park pool (approx. $70K), and replacement of the park equipment at the “pocket park” in Oak Ridge Grove (approx. $4,000).

Drainage project – Projects to provide relief in the back property lines of Maplewood, Hillside, and Westwood. These areas have a lot of water run through the backyards and flood their garages and houses. This project would be a simple concrete lines ditch along the back property lines to intercept lot-to-lot runoff and convey it downstream to our improved storm drain system. 

Woodson Road Widening at IH-45 – This would expand the turning radii on Woodson at IH-45. 

Curb/Gutter Replacement, City Hall Parking Lot – City Hall parking lot has been designed also like to fix a few curbs including Maplewood at Robinson, Jimmy Lane, etc.


Joe Sherwin, P.E., CFM                                            Mark Dutton
Director of Public Works & Engineering              Director of Utilities                                                   
27424 Robinson Road
Oak Ridge North, Texas 77385
Main Line: 281-292-4648
Police (non-emergency): 281-292-4643
Police (after hours): 281-292-4642
Municipal Court: 281-292-8736
Municipal Court Fax: 281-364-7168
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