Public Works

  • Purpose

    The Public Works Department consists of seven divisions. They are Traffic Control, Public Way Improvement (PWI or Street Department), Sanitation Collection, Sanitation Disposal, Transfer Station, Central Garage, and Municipal Facilities.

    Their functions are to help provide the highest quality of public services for enhancing the quality of life for all city residents. The department will effectively and efficiently maintain the streets, provide garbage collection and disposal, maintain all city rolling stock, and maintain all of the city’s buildings and other structures, all while providing excellent customer service.

    Report a Problem

    Issues to Report

    To report a problem such as:
  • Potholes
  • Garbage misses
  • Brush or large item pick-ups
  • Dead animals
  • Downed street signs (street name sign, stop sign, etc.) 
  • Mosquitoes

                                         Contact Information              
Public Works                                                             

Please contact:                                                                       
  • Ph: (270) 831-1234                                               Hours:              
  • 1131 Fifth St.                                                         Monday-Friday     
  • Henderson, KY 42420                                           7:00 to 4:00 pm
  •  The office is closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm for lunch



Please contact:                                                                       
  • Ph: (270) 826-1067                                               Hours:              
  • 790 Wolfs Hill Road                                               Monday-Friday     
  • Henderson, KY 42420                                           7:00 to 3:30 pm
  • Please arrive in time to unload and exit the landfill by 3:30 p.m.