Department of Public Works

Gary S. Chmielewski has been Director since 2007 and can be reached at 201-858-6070 or

The Department of Public Works consists of the Roads and Bridges Division, the Parks Division, the Maintenance Division, the Forestry Division, the Fleet Management Division, Recycling and Solid Waste Management, the Signal Division, and the Engineering Services Division. Contact the Director of Public Works at (201)-858-6070 or


The Public Works Division is primarily responsible for:

  • Street Repair
  • Traffic Markings
  • City-wide Signage
  • Maintenance all Municipal Properties
  • Street Sweeping
  • Street Litter Control
  • Street Inspections
  • Recycling Center


Director — Gary S. Chmielewski — 201-858-6070
Superintendent of Public Works — James Cilino — 201-858-6124
Superintendent of Signal Division — Matt Guerra — 201-858-6007
Recycling Coordinator — Caryl vanBaaren — 201-858-6099
Public Works Office — Bernadette Nestico — 201-858-7180
Public Works Office — Stacie Percella — 201-858-6131

For emergencies, nights, weekends and holidays, please call 201-858-6900.

Click here for the Street Sweeper Schedule.

  • Located on New Hook Road across from the Central Garage
  • Open Monday-Friday, 7AM-10PM
  • Weekends: April to October, 7AM-12PM except holidays
  • Contact: (201) 858-6189 or (201) 858-6099
The Parks Division is primarily responsible for:
  • Maintenance of Parks and Playgrounds
  • Provide Forestry Services
  • Maintenance of all City Ball Fields
  • Groundskeeping of all Municipal Properties
  • Contact: (201) 858-7181