Public Works

The Public Works Department is responsible for nine divisions including:

Pothole Patrol logo, Yellow street sign with black text, and City of Alamogordo logo

Additional Operations

Additionally, we operate the Convenience Center, and Landfill. The service contract with Southwest Disposal for the collection of municipal solid waste within the corporate limits of the City is managed by this department. 

Public Works Team

The Department of Public Works team consists of 95 dedicated full-time employees and two seasonal employees.

Mission Statement

The Department of Public Works mission is to support and enhance a high quality of life for the City's residents, businesses and visitors by providing well planned, environmentally sensitive, cost effective infrastructure and services to promote:

  • Civic Vitality
  • Economic Growth
  • Personal Safety
  • Public Health
  • Transportation

Commitment

The department is committed to the planning and implementation of the policies, goals, and objectives as established by the City Commission and the City Manager. It is our inherent duty to preserve and protect the City's major investment in its infrastructure so that we may realize the maximum possible benefit of its intended purpose. Our mission is accomplished through the prudent use of:

  • Coordination with Other Service Providers in the City
  • Innovations
  • Resources
  • Teamwork
  • Technology