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About the Department of Public Works

Our Vision: To be the ideal Public Works Department in the country.

Our Mission: Denver Public Works, through its employees, enhances the quality of life in Denver by efficiently delivering effective, high quality, safe and equitable public infrastructure and services.

Management Team

The Office of the Executive Director provides overall management of the Department of Public Works; as well as the policy, planning, communication, and legislative coordination of the Department and its 1,300 employees.

  • Eulois Cleckley, Executive Director
  • Lesley Thomas, City Engineer/Deputy Director
  • Todd Richardson, Chief Operating Officer




The 1,300 men and women of Public Works are proud to deliver the services that help to define the quality of life in Denver. Our responsibilities include year-round road maintenance and repair, weekly household trash collection service to 176,000 households, design and construction management of streets, bridges, and public buildings, transportation services through our parking management, transportation planning, engineering and operations offices, and protection of our urban environment.

Need Help?

Report a problem online, or via mobile app 24/7, to get help with city services.

Or Contact 311 By Phone

Within Denver dial: 3-1-1
Outside Denver: 720-913-1311