Public Works Department
The Public Works Department consists of three general areas of responsibility. They are the street, utility and GIS/IS divisions.
The mission of the Streets Division of the Department of Public Works is to deliver public works services, including maintenance of pavement, right-of-way, buildings and grounds, snow plowing, storm water drainage management, and engineering review of development, to the residents of the Village of Channahon in an efficient, timely, reliable and cost effective manner in order to enhance the living and business conditions of the Village.
The mission of the Utilities Division of the Department of Public Works is to deliver safe and pleasing potable water to the residents of the Village of Channahon and to treat its wastewater to minimize environmental impact and maintain sanitary living conditions. These services shall be done in an efficient, timely, reliable and cost effective manner in order to enhance the living and business conditions within the Village.
The mission of the GIS/IS Division is to develop and maintain the Village’s geographic information system (GIS), computers, networks, and communication services such as the Village’s web page and cable TV channel. Its functions and services are utilized by all the departments of the Village.
To accomplish these missions, the Public Works Department strives to maintain ongoing maintenance of existing assets and develop a comprehensive Capital Improvement Program to ensure a sustainable high level of service into the future.
24555 S. Navajo Dr.
Channahon, IL 60447
Ed Dolezal, Director of Public Works
Bruce Vaickus, Utilities and Streets Superintendent
Don Kinzler, Engineering Project Manager
Sharon Reiter, Public Works Administrative Assistant