Public Works

The Department of Public Works has two core functions: solid waste services (garbage, yard waste, and recycling) and fleet services (maintenance of the City’s motorized vehicles).

The department had its budget briefing on Wednesday, May 17, at approximately 11:50am. (video | slides)

The total proposed operating budget for the Department of Public Works is $94,155,147. This is a decrease of $8,756,440 (-8.5%) from the previous year. The number of authorized positions (jobs) is proposed to decrease from 680 to 678 (-0.3%).

FY2024 Proposed Budget Book – Department of Public Works

The Atlanta City Council’s City Utilities Committee has jurisdiction over the Department of Public Works.

City Utilities Committee