Department of Public Works & Sewer Utility

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DPW Team 2018

Our Mission Statement:

Manville's Department of Public Works working together 

with Manville's Residents to keep our community clean 

and environmentally safe.

"Thinking Globally & Acting Locally"

Following is a listing and brief overview of the many day-to-day tasks and services provided by the Department of Public Works:

  • Solid Waste – weekly and periodic collection and disposal of municipal waste, bulk items, yard waste, and leaf collection.  
  • Road Maintenance - pothole repairs / permanent repairs / line painting and striping crosswalks.
  • Street Sweeping - street sweeping operation begins mid-April and ends mid-December, weather permitting, and is performed periodically in each section of town.
  • Street & Regulatory Sign - placement and replacements.
  • Storm Water Management – catch basin repair & cleaning, outlet inspection and cleaning, drain inlet labeling.
  • Tree trimming – maintain trees on borough property and right of ways.
  • Parks & Playgrounds – all maintenance and repair, athletic field layouts and lining.
  • Snow Removal – plowing and treatment or pre-treatment all roads, parking lots, sidewalks.
  • Pools – coordinate the opening / closing of three public pools; performing required maintenance and daily checks during the season.
  • Sanitary Sewer Collection System – operation of and maintenance of pump stations and infrastructure.  Respond to resident sewer concerns.
  • Building Maintenance - operation, maintenance, and coordination of services for all borough owned facilities, property and equipment.
  • Monthly Check – fire extinguishers, exit and emergency lights of all borough buildings and equipment.
  • Grounds Maintenance – lawn maintenance, blue/green acre properties and lien properties.
  • Fleet & Equipment Maintenance –of owned vehicles, landscape & grounds maintenance equipment.  Emergency generator maintenance, inspections, air quality checks.
  • Emergencies & Concerns – response to residential complaints.
  • Town Sponsored Events – coordination, preparation, and clean up.
  • Share Service Agreements with Board of Education and surrounding municipalities.
  1. Scott Merry

    Team Work Leader
    Phone: 908-725-5512 ext 202

  2. Violet Hall

    Public Works Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 908-725-5512 ext 200

  3. Public Works

    Physical Address
    10 Gladys Ave.
    Manville, NJ 08835

    Fax: 908-595-1454

    Office & Operating Hours

    Monday through Friday
    7:00 am to 3:30 pm

    Summer Hours

    Memorial  Day through Labor Day
    Monday through Friday
    6:00 am through 2:30 pm