"The United States transportation system is the envy of the world." - Jerry Costello

Public Works

Lee BlvdBy maintaining our City's infrastructure and keeping our streets safe for passage through annual transportation improvement projects, stormwater projects, street cleaning, and snow removal program, Leawood Public Works Department is dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of the Leawood community. The Department strives to provide growth and outstanding service to our customers through environmentally and economically sound infrastructure preservation projects.

The City's Public Works Department is a full service, front-line operational department and serves as first responders in emergency situations where Public Works Services are required.

Leawood Public Works Department is comprised of six divisions; Administration, Engineering Design / Inspection, Street Maintenance, Stormwater Maintenance, Fleet and Facility Maintenance.

The Divisions of Public Works provide community services in:

  • Infrastructure and maintenance - street and stormwater maintenance, pavement management, facilities and structure.
  • Engineering - engineering design and technical support, stormwater and traffic engineering
  • Services - fleet management, construction inspection, and administrative functions

With the functional responsibilities of the Department encompassing planning, designing, construction of the City's infrastructure; operation and maintenance of the City's stormwater systems, streets and traffic control network; operation and maintenance of City facilities and City vehicles; Public Works projects and services are vital to the growth, sustainability, health, safety, comfort, and quality of life in our community.

There exist two Public Works Department Committees with members comprised of certain City Council, City Staff, and Citizens.

Public Works Committee
Stormwater Committee