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The Department of Public Works (DPW)  provides a variety of services for the Village of Kent City including the road maintenance, park maintenance, snow removal, and storm water infrastructure. In general they are responsible for all the workings of the Village.


The Department of Public Works employees one full time supervisor and one full time assistant.

DPW Manager DPW Assistant
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Steve Evink Jay Pike
(616)293-0693 (616)322-3212
Or Contact the village office at: (616)678-7232

DPW Services:
Yard Waste (Policy)
The Village has an area where you can dump tree debris if you are doing major tree or brush removal. This area is locked and fenced. Please call the Village Office to make arrangements.

-Clean Up Days – Contact Tyrone Township at 616-678-4779 for information.

Municipal Trash Service Began January 6, 2009.

The Village of Kent City has formalized a contract with Green Valley Recycling & Disposal for trash services.  Their phone #887-973-7833

-Christmas Tree (Yard Waste Policy)
-Snow Removal (General Ordinances-Sidewalk Ord. No. 5.92.10 & Amended No. 9.06-05)


**Winter Reminders**

Snow Removal – Streets and Sidewalk:

Private snow contractors must clear all snow from the public streets and sidewalks.  Residents are prohibited from blowing or shoveling snow into the streets or leave on the sidewalks.  As a courtesy the village removes snow from the sidewalks and does the main school route first.  However, it is the property owner’s responsibility to keep the sidewalk clear of snow & ice.  Please be considerate of the DPW employees when they are removing snow.

**Important:  If you have sprinkler heads near the edge of the street or sidewalk, please mark them and contact the Village Office to let us know where they are marked.  The Village is not responsible for damage to sprinkler heads that are placed in the street right-of-way.

Parking: Vehicles need to be parked so that the streets and sidewalks are accessible for snow removal equipment.  The municipal parking lot south of Matthews & Associates is plowed by the village.  No vehicles are to be left parked overnight in this lot.  **Remember; please do not park on or over sidewalks.

Mail Boxes:
Please check your mailbox post to be sure it is stable before the winter season is upon us and that the box is securely on the post.  Mailboxes and / or supports that are damaged as a result from snowplowing are not subject to replacement by the Village.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the DPW at the numbers listed above.

 

Winter Reminders:

Private snow contractors must clear all snow from the public streets and sidewalks. Residents are prohibited from blowing or shoveling snow into the streets or leave on the sidewalks. As a courtesy the village removes snow from the sidewalks and does the main school route first. However, it is the property owner’s responsibility to keep the sidewalk clear of snow & ice. Please be considerate of the DPW employees when they are removing snow. Mail Boxes Please check your mailbox post to be sure it is stable before the winter season is upon us and that the box is securely on the post. Mailboxes and / or supports that are damaged as a result from snowplowing are not subject to replacement by the Village.

Upcoming Events:

Board Meetings:

Council: February 9th- 7:00 p.m.

BZA: February 21st - 7:00pm

Council: February 23rd - Year End

Planning Commission: March 2nd - 7:00pm

Village Calendar