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

  • Ten 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 applied 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

Curbside Collection of Yard Waste

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



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