The Department of Public Works Staff plans and budgets for all City improvements including streets, sidewalks, bridges, etc. The department administers contracts for these improvements.
The City’s Capital Improvement Program is funded by a half-cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax. The funds raised by this tax can only be used for capital expenditures as defined by the Revised Missouri State Statutes
Some examples of capital expenditures include:
- Street maintenance or reconstruction
- Sidewalk maintenance or replacement
- The purchase of equipment