|Department of Public Works (DPW)|
Sergio P Panunzio,
Peggy Gehrig , CPWM. Executive Assistant
Michael Romano , CPWM General Foreman
DPW Contact Info: Tel. 908-686-1922 Fax 908-687-7624 E-Mail DPW@Uniontownship.com
2014 Recycling Calendar
Mission:The Township of Union Department of Public Works is dedicated to providing the physical
services and improvements that make this municipality a safer, cleaner, and more attractive place to live.
These responsibilities fall to the eight divisions, which work both alone - and in mutual cooperation
- to achieve the highest possible standards of success.
Administration– responds to public concern, supports operational divisions , maintains administrative records
concerning the functions of the department and maintains fiscal control of all accounts associated with the
department’s budget and mission requirements.
Operations– Insures the coordination and operational maintenance needs are effectively delivered on a daily basis.
Road Division:Provides daily delivery of services in support of maintaining the ROW through a variety of programs,
such as street sweeping, pavement repairs, snow removal and general cleanliness of the roads and sidewalks within
Grounds:Maintains and manages all parks and public property, including passive and non-passive (sports) land.
Buildings & Recreation:Provides for the efficient daily operation of township-owned facilities, including maintenance
of sports fields and auxiliary buildings.
Shade Tree:Manages all public trees and trees on ROW throughout the township.
Sewer: Manages over 8,000 miles of sewer and storm water pipes. Manages and operates five (5) pump stations.
Sanitation Division:Provides and manages the efficient collection of household waste, including the collection of mixed
solid waste, recyclables, and seasonal wastes, thereby promoting clean and healthy neighborhoods, provides for the
education and promotion of a recycling program within the township and establishes disposal or recycling outlets for
a variety of waste streams, thus minimizing unnecessary MSW volumes.
Transportation:Provides for the efficient maintenance of all rolling stock and motorized equipment assigned to the
department. Life cycle evaluations, replacement equipment, efficient fueling, yard safety, and environmental handling
of all equipment and related support equipment, are examples of required responsibilities.
Support and Code Enforcement:Ensures that the uses of the ROW follow Township Ordinances as it pertains to
sidewalks, refuse collection, snow removal, signage, civil uses and safety.
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