Department of Public Works
3 CONYNGHAM AVENUE
WILKES-BARRE, PA 18711
(570) 208-4245 (FAX)
Ken Pahler, Deputy Director,
Ron Romanelli, Dispatcher,   firstname.lastname@example.org
Dave Lewis, Property Foreman,   email@example.com
General Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
2014 Street Sweeping Schedule
**2014 Leaf Collection Schedule
The Wilkes-Barre City Department of Public Works (DPW) has a wide array of responsibilities. On a daily basis, the DPW department is in charge of the curbside collection of co-mingled recycling, newspapers, cardboard, yard waste, and garbage; the patching of potholes; the placement of various road signs such as handicapped parking signs and one way signs; and the cleaning and grass cutting duties associated with the various City-owned parks and cemeteries. In addition, the DPW department paints driveway lines, fixes curbs and storm drains, and sweeps the streets.
Hours Of Operation
Operation hours for DPW are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Residents can drop of newspaper, cardboard and co-mingle recycling at the garage during normal operating hours. DPW is not accepting yard waste at this time.
Proof of residency must be shown in order to drop off these materials. To find out what items can be dropped off, please visit the "recycling" tab to the left.