Department of Public Works (DPW)

The Department of Public Works maintains the Village's infrastructure, including water and sewer systems, 24 miles of roads, 34 miles of sidewalks, parks, and several municipal buildings.



Public Works is responsible for maintaining the Village’s public streets, storm water drainage and sanitary sewer systems. It also manages road repair and construction, park maintenance, street beautification and maintenance of the Village's vehicles.
The Public Works Department (DPW) consists of three divisions responsible for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Village's infrastructure and other public services. 
The DPW also supports a wide variety of special projects and events, including:

The Public Works Department is overseen by a Superintendent of Public Works and is staffed by seventeen full-time employees and four part-time employees. 



95 Van Buren Street

Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Hours of Operation: 7:00am - 3:30pm Monday through Friday

Compost Hours


​Monday through Friday 7:00am to 3:00pm

Saturday and Sunday 7:00am to 12:00 pm

*the facility is closed for one hour midday for lunch break