Public Works


The Public Works Department maintains the infrastructure of the city. It is the city's most diverse department and employs 51 professional dedicated employees making sure the streets are maintained, the wastewater is treated, the surface water is handled appropriately, the garbage is collected, and the city's equipment fleet and buildings are maintained.


In addition, the Public Works Department provides engineering services for right of way management and support for the planning, design, and construction of public infrastructure. Public Works also manages the City's Capital Improvement Program.

Title VI

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information: 

The City of Mount Vernon hereby gives public notice that it is the City’s policy to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. Title VI and related laws requires that no person shall, on the ground of race, color, sex or national origin be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any Federal Aid Highway program or other activity for which the City of Mount Vernon receives Federal financial assistance.

Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint with the City of Mount Vernon. Any such complaint must be in writing and filed with the City of Mount Vernon Title VI coordinator (Public Works Director) within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of alleged discriminatory occurrence. The Title VI Complaint Procedures and Form may be obtained from the link below or from the Title VI Coordinator at no cost to the complainant by emailing or calling 360-336-6204.

Espanol: Es la norma del Departamento de Obras Publicas de la Ciudad de Mount Vernon garantizar que ninguna persona sea excluida de participar, ni que se le niegue beneficios, o de cualquier manera sea discriminada bajo ninguno de sus programas y actividades subvencionados federalmente, en base a su raza, color, origen nacional y sexo, tal como se establece en el Título VI del Acta de Derechos Civiles de 1964. Cualquier persona que crea que se ha violado su protección bajo el Título VI, puede presenter una queja ante la Oficina de Oportunidades lguales (OEO) de WSDOT. Para obtener formularios de reclamo y consejo del Titulo VI, por favor póngase en contacto con el Coordinador del Título VI al 360-336-6204 o

Title VI Complaint Procedures - Title VI Complaint Form

2020 Title VI Reporting: Letter of Intent - 2020 Title VI Standard Assurances -  2020 Title VI Reporting