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Department of Public Works

Call the Department at (734) 429-5624


Memorial Day - Trash Delay

Due to Memorial Day on Monday, May 31st, residential curbside trash, recycling, and yard waste collection will be delayed by one (1) day. 

May 31 - Monday:       Memorial Day

June 3 - Thursday:       No Collection

June 4 - Friday:             Residential Collection - West Side of Ann Arbor St.

June 5 - Saturday:        Residential Collection - East Side of Ann Arbor St.


The Department of Public Works is responsible for the following City services:

DPW TrucksWater Distribution System

Maintenance and repair of the water distribution system and appurtenances, including fire hydrants, install domestic and sprinkler meters, read water meters for quarterly billing and final read for home purchases. Utility staking of Miss Dig requests.

Sanitary & Storm Sewer Collection Systems

Maintenance and repair of the sewer collection systems. See the FAQ page for some answers to common sewer questions.

Recycling, Trash, and Yard Waste

Coordination with Waste Management for residential and commercial trash removal, recycling, and yard waste programs.

Fleet Services

Purchase and maintain all City vehicles and equipment.

Transit Services

The City of Saline subsidizes the cost of transit services for low income and senior citizens through People’s Express. People’s Express bus transportation is available to residents of the City for destinations within the City limits and to certain locations in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. Read more »

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Maintenance of 11 public parks including the maintenance of play equipment.

Community Events

Coordinate with event organizers and provide support for community events.

DPW CrewMajor and Local Streets

Maintenance and repair of city’s street system including snow removal, pavement repair, and sweeping.


Repair or reduce trip hazards and snow removal from City owned sidewalks.

Street Lights

Reporting of street light failures to Detroit Edison.

Street Signs

Install and maintain various signs throughout the City. Requests for new signs must be made to the Saline Police Chief.

Traffic Signals

Maintenance and repair of traffic signals (except for traffic signals located on Michigan Avenue, which are maintained by Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)).

oakwoodcemetery_dpw_working.jpgCemetery Operations

Operate and maintain Oakwood Cemetery.