Public Works

Commissioner Richard Lenz
(516) 677-5935

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The Department of Public Works provides a variety of services including sanitation and recycling collection and disposal.

Administration Division
The Administrative Division is the framework for the Department of Public Works, overseeing three divisions, which include Engineering, Sanitation & Recycling Collection Services, and Central Vehicle Maintenance. It is responsible for personnel, security, engineering projects, communications, payment of claims and preparation of the fiscal budget for the entire Public Works Department.

Central Vehicle Maintenance Division
The Central Vehicle Maintenance Division purchases and services all vehicles owned by the Town of Oyster Bay. The division also services all types of mechanical and electrical equipment and handles the removal of abandoned cars from Town roadways.

Engineering Division
This division is responsible for supervising the design and construction of Town road and drainage projects and overseeing the Town’s Storm Water Management Program.

Recycling Information (S.O.R.T.)
Recycling, rules and regulations, holiday schedule, reminders and how to obtain a new S.O.R.T. can.

The Sanitary Collection Services Division picks up more than 800 tons of garbage each collection day in a massive operation requiring 44 trucks and nearly 170 employees.

Leaf Collection
Call the Sanitation Division for the Leaf Collection Schedule (516) 677-5848.