Home Page, Public Works

The Public Works Department is located in the City Service Center and is responsible for street repair and maintenance, water treatment and distribution, trash collection, recycling, engineering, and GIS.

Kids - Check out "Discovering the World of Public Works - Paws Print" published by the American Public Works Association. Games, puzzles, and lots of good information about Public Works and what we do.

Bid Postings for any Public Works Projects are listed on the city's home page.

Public Works has established fees to cover expenses for materials and cost of services. They can be viewed in the current Council Fee Resolution for Public Works Services and Materials.

REMEMBER: Before you dig, call UNCC to request a line locate. They can be reached toll-free at 1-800-922-1987 or just dial 811.

A right-of-way construction permit is required if any work will be done within the city street or alley right-of-way. Call the city service center at 970-565-7320 for more information.

  1. Brian Peckins

    Director of Public Works
    Phone: 970-565.7320 ext. 3307

  2. Dona Thompson

    Administrative Assistant

  3. Doug Roth

    GIS Coordinator
    Phone: 970-565-7320 ext. 3306

  4. Public Works

    Physical Address
    110 W Progress Circle
    Cortez, CO 81321


    Fax: 970-565-8356


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.