Public Works

The Public Works Department provides essential infrastructure maintenance and services to the City of Cherryvale. The department is responsible for maintenance of public streets and alleys, the water distribution system, sanitary sewer systems, storm water drainage, city parks, city cemetery, former smelter site property, and most city buildings. The department also performs animal control duties, brush and leaf clean up, and snow removal during the winter.

2011 "Most Improved Public Works" in Kansas
The City of Cherryvale Public Works Department has won the 2011 "Most Improved Public Works" Award in the State of Kansas from the Kansas Rural Water Association. The department was applauded for its efforts to improve the city's infrastructure and quality of life over the past ten years.

Official press release

Public Works Department

Wade Webber
Wade Webber

Melvin Beye
Assistant Director

George Hughes
Meter Reader/Water Operator

Aaron Whittley
Equipment Operator

Devin Conner
Public Service Worker I

Jay Marchant
Public Service Worker I


The Public Works Department is responsible for many services including the construction, maintenance, and repair of our aging infrastructure.

At work

Public Works Department Documents

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Snow Removal Efforts - "Blizzard of 2011"
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