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. 

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

2017 Projects

Texas Water Development Board Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation - Eight phases of sanitary sewer rehabilitation, which included manholes and line repairs have been completed.  Staff is considering options for another project. 

Teddy Bear Park/Water Plant – The wall extension, fence and gate installation have been completed. Irrigation will be installed along the wall in July.

Commerce Park Waterline Loop – Work has begun and was scheduled to be completed in March, but had some delays due to unexpected line locations.  Project has resumed and was completed in June.  These two loops provide the Business Park with better fire protection and flow by completing a looped water system.

Baseball Practice Field Lighting – Project is substantially complete and staff is now working on the irrigation plan.

Woodson Sidewalk Drainage – Drainage improvements between the sidewalk and Woodson Dr. should be completed by the end of July.

Hillside Drainage Project – McManus Johnson has been selected as the design engineer and their contract was approved by Council in February.  Plans are expected to be complete and ready for advertisement by mid-July.  Construction expected to begin in late July - early August.

City Hall Parking Lot – Renovation and improvements on the existing parking lot after the Public Works house was torn down.  Design and construction anticipated to begin in summer/fall.

Commerce Park-Robinson Intersection – To improve traffic flow in and out of the business park, the city hired a consultant to design the intersection with a turn lane on Robinson Rd.  Design should be completed by the end of the summer with construction beginning in the fall.

Thoroughfare Plan – Hired a consultant to complete a Master Thoroughfare Plan for the city east of Hanna Rd and the ETJ.

Click the link below for potential traffic impacts:

https://oakridgenorth.maps.arcgis.com/apps/PublicInformation/index.html?appid=cd3c9e80e5444402a2d0673e51daaba0

Contact
Joe Sherwin, P.E., CFM                                              James Corn, CFM, APM                                        Mark Dutton
Director of Public Works & Engineering              Director of Streets, Drainage, and Parks                   Director of Utilities 
jsherwin@oakridgenorth.com                                jcorn@oakridgenorth.com                                  mdutton@oakridgenorth.com                               
27424 Robinson Road
Oak Ridge North, Texas 77385
Main Line: 281-292-4648
After Hours Answering Service: 281-292-4642
Permits: 832-381-3301
Police (non-emergency): 281-292-4643
Municipal Court: 281-292-8736
Municipal Court Fax: 281-364-7168
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