Department of Public Works

Saratoga Springs DPW Hosts Big Truck Day

Big Truck Day Department of Public Works Commissioner Jason Golub announced today that the Saratoga Springs DPW will host a Big Truck Day on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 from 12pm – 4pm at the Weibel Avenue Ice Rink in Saratoga Springs. The free community event will allow children of all ages to learn more about the DPW fleet of vehicles and how they provide services to Saratoga Springs. In addition, the Saratoga Springs Police Department will be on hand with some police vehicles for the public to check out.

Saratoga Springs DPW and Saratoga Springs Housing Authority Enter Into Shared Services Agreement for Salt and Gasoline Purchases

 SSHA and DPW Shared ServicesThe Saratoga Springs City Council unanimously supported a shared services agreement between the Department of Public Works (DPW) and the Saratoga Springs Housing Authority (SSHA) at the August 2, 2022 city council meeting. The agreement would allow the SSHA to purchase excess quantities of salt and utilize the city operated fuel pumps at the DPW garage.

Saratoga Springs Celebrates 20 Years of the Congress Park Carousel 

 Carousel 06.29.2022 3Elected officials, community members, friends, and family of former Public Works Commissioner Thomas McTygue gathered to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Congress Park Carousel and his efforts to save and locate the beloved treasure in the park. Those in attendance reflected on the fifteen year process to find a location for the Carousel, and the leadership of McTygue that guided community efforts toward Congress Park. Ultimately, the final home of the Carousel has contributed significantly to the success of the park and Saratoga Springs’ downtown.

DPW Installing Storm Drainage Infrastructure

DPW Clement Ave 2Department of Public Works Commissioner Jason Golub announced that the installation of new storm water infrastructure is underway on Clement Avenue near the City’s North Side playground. The storm water project will solve historic flooding issues that occur during major rain events and the spring time snowmelt.