The Public Works Department provides the citizens and businesses of Atchison with efficient, personable service through the effective management of public infrastructure and support services.

Public Works promotes quality of life by administering a host of public services, including:

Street Maintenance
Parks Maintenance
Residential Solid Waste & Recycling Services
Watershed Operations
Public Works also manages special facilities, including the Downtown Mall, the Riverfront, Lion’s Pool, Amelia Earhart Airport, and Oak Hill Cemetery.

Director of Public Works Clinton McNemee has overall authority and responsibility for the operation of the Public Works Department. Duties include establishing operating guidelines, budget planning and oversight, overall supervision of department personnel, and responsibility for the quality of service provided by the Atchison Public Works Department.

Any issues in the Public Works domain, such as the ones listed below, can be reported to the Public Work’s Help Line at 913-367-5561.

Drainage issues
Traffic signals
Street markers
Signs (Stop, yield, warning, speed limit, etc)
Street lights outages
Questions about solid waste/recycling
Road kill