Public Works Department 

243 South Allen Street
Second Floor
State College, PA 16801

(814) 234-7140

(814) 234-7197



The Public Works Department is responsible for solid waste management, street tree management, snow removal and maintenance of all municipally owned buildings and grounds, streets, alleys, storm and sanitary sewers, vehicles and equipment.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Hoag, Deborah A. S. Public Works Director (814) 234-7140
Holmes, Edward Public Services Manager (814) 234-7135
Brooks, Eric Operations Manager (814) 234-7135
Lieb, Sandra Administrative Assistant (814) 234-7140
Grove, Stephenie Administrative Assistant (814) 278-4769

Engineering Division 

243 South Allen Street
State College, PA 16801

(814) 234-7140

(814) 234-7197



The Administration Division of the Public Works Department provides planning, supervision, engineerings, construction management and land surveying services for all Borough facilities and projects. The Division is also responsible for solid waste management, maintenance of all municipally owned buildings and grounds, streets, alleys, storm and sanitary sewers, vehicles and equipment. Staff also provides professional services to the Tree Commission, Transportation Commission and other Authorities, Boards and Commissions as needed.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Kerner, Amy Borough Engineer (814) 234-7140
Vacant, Position Assistant Borough Engineer (814) 234-7140
Sam, Alan Environmental Coordinator/Arborist (814) 234-7140
Galentine, Dennis Draftsman/Surveyor (814) 234-7140
Brown, Thomas Sustainability Projects Coordinator (814) 234-7140
Stopper, Anthony Surveyor/Engineering Tech (814) 234-7140

Facilities Division 

(814) 234-7140



The Municipal Facilities Division of the Public Works Department maintains the Municipal Building, the Service Building and other municipally maintained buildings such as the Schlow Centre Region Library. If you would like to reserve a room at the State College Municipal Building, please contact the Administration Department by phone at (814) 234-7110 or via e-mail.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Brown, Thomas Public Works Foreman (Facilities) (814) 234-7140

Refuse Division 

Public Works Service Facility
330 South Osmond Street
State College, PA 16801

(814) 234-7135

(814) 231-3089


Link: Refuse Service Website

The Refuse Division of the Public Works Department collects and disposes of refuse, compostable materials and bulk-items. The Division also operates a composting facility and collects food trimmings and yard waste.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Hockenberry, Ryan Public Works Foreman (Sanitation) (814) 234-7135

Shade Tree Division 

Public Works Service Facility
330 Osmond Street
State College, PA 16801

(814) 234-7135

(814) 231-3089



The Shade Tree Division of the Public Works Department plants, prunes, sprays, maintains and removes shade trees in the grassplot areas along municipal streets and in Borough parks. In addition to tree maintenance, the Division provides resources for volunteer flower gardens throughout the Borough and assists with additional projects.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Shirey, Steve Public Works Foreman (Trees) (814) 234-7135

Streets/Sewer Division 

Public Works Service Facility
330 Osmond Street
State College, PA 16801

(814) 234-7135

(814) 231-3089



The Streets/Sewer Division of the Public Works Department is charged with maintaining the Borough's infrastructure, including streets, snow removal, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, street lighting, signs and traffic signals in a manner, which addresses public need, safety and welfare.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Keeler, John Public Works Foreman (Streets & Sewers) (814) 234-7135
Ergler, Sam Public Works Foreman (Construction) (814) 234-7135