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Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Public Works

APWA AccreditationThe Public Works Department utilizes a skilled, engaged workforce to enhance the quality of life for Charlotte County residents by continually improving infrastructure and providing services in a cost-effective manner to meet the needs of the community.

The Public Works Department builds and maintains roadways, bridges, navigable waterways, stormwater infrastructure, traffic lights and signs, rights-of-ways and landscaping in unincorporated areas of Charlotte County while protecting and preserving the environment.

The Department further provides solid waste management including curbside service and operation of the landfill, manages mosquito and aquatic weed control programs and operates the Indian Spring and Lieutenant Carl Bailey Cemeteries.


Director of Public Works - John Elias

John Elias

Director of Public Works

John Elias serves as the director of Public Works and oversees all divisions, staffing and projects.

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Department News

State Div. of Emergency Management Private Road Debris Removal

State Div. of Emergency Management Private Road Debris Removal

Jan. 25, 2023 3:53 pm

The Florida Division of Emergency Management is accepting applications from private road and commercial property owners who would like assistance for the assessment and removal of qualifying debris.

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Waste Management Bulk Pickup Resumes Feb. 6

Waste Management Bulk Pickup Resumes Feb. 6

Jan. 25, 2023 3:52 pm

Waste Management will resume bulk pickup, including tires, white goods, and vegetative debris, on regularly scheduled customer dates beginning Monday, Feb. 6.

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Final Storm Debris Collection Pass Underway, Bulk Pickup to Resume

Final Storm Debris Collection Pass Underway, Bulk Pickup to Resume

Jan. 25, 2023 3:49 pm

Charlotte County's storm debris contractor has begun its final pass for collection. Waste Management bulk pick-up will resume for regular customer schedules on Feb. 6.

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