Public Works

The Seaside Public Works Department employs 20 people on a year-round basis and two to three additional employees during the summer. Major areas of responsibilities for Public Works are:

  • Wastewater treatment and collections
  • Water treatment and distribution
  • Street and public facility maintenance
  • City of Seaside Parks
  • Engineering
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Watershed Maintenance
  • Seaside Municipal Airport
  • Evergreen Cemetery

Charged with providing and maintaining the infrastructure necessary for a modern city. The Public Works Department provides continual services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to help you and your family live a comfortable and healthy life.

When's the last time you turned on your water tap and wondered if there would be any water?  Not likely because it is our job is to assure that you have safe and plentiful water available when you need it.

Ever wonder what happens when you flush your toilet or drain your sink? No? That's because each and every day millions of gallons of waste water and materials are carried through your public sewer system for safe and effective treatment and disposal, and you don't even have to give it a second thought.

Our streets are maintained by your Public Works Department along with street trees and gardens, traffic signals, storm water systems, City of Seaside parks, Evergreen Cemetary, and the Seaside Airport.

Seaside's public employees are hard at work for the citizens and tourists each and every day and they're proud to be able to make your life safer and easier.

Please report all Public Works Hazards or Service Requests


Staff Contacts

Name Title
Dale McDowell Public Works Director
Steven Keever Shop Fleet Maintenance Mechanic
Mike Dimmick Water Department Foreman
Tony Biamont Wastewater Treatment Plant Foreman
Jeremy Strimple Street Department Foreman