Public Works - City of Galena

Public Works


Jason Bingham
Public Works Director
1801 Field Street
P 815.777.1050
The City of Galena Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance the following:
  • Public streets, alleys, and parking lots
  • Public sidewalks, footbridges, buildings, and grounds
  • Municipal swimming pool operation and maintenance
  • Street lights and traffic signals
  • Parks, public trees
  • Maintenance and repair or public vehicles and equipment
  • Installation and repairs of City owned signs and properties
  • Snow removal and street sweeping
  • Purchase of equipment and materials

Street Department Quick Facts

  • Eight full-time employees and several seasonal part-time employees
  • Approximately 40 miles of streets and alleys
  • Approximately 2,400 tons of asphalt roadway installed annually
  • Approximately 300 tons of cold asphalt mix poured annually for street repairs


For More Information

For more information about the Public Works Department, use the navigation on the left of this page or use the following links:


Call Before You Dig - JULIE Locate

Capital Improvement Plan

Flood Control

Mulch for Residents

Snow Removal Policy

Snow Removal Requirements for Property Owners

Street Sweeping

Street and Infrastructure Sales Tax

Tree Branch and Brush Disposal

Tree Maintenance and Planting Tips



The City of Galena
101 Green Street
Galena, Il 61036
T 815.777.1050
F 815.777.3083
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F
About Us
The City of Galena is located in the unglaciated area of Northwest Illinois. Our rolling hills, history, 19th century architecture and opportunities for year round outdoor recreation attract nearly a million visitors a year. Galena is a safe, healthy and vibrant place to raise a family, start a business or enjoy retirement. Click here for a short video about Galena’s unique lifestyle.
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