Public Works Department

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  1. Snowy Bus

    New Clean Diesel Buses Rolling in Avon

    The Town of Avon is excited to announce the acquisition of two new 35-foot Gillig buses. These ultra-low-emission, clean diesel buses will join our 13-bus fleet and replace two of our oldest buses that were built in 2005 and 2006. Read on...
  2. ONeal Spur Dog Run UPDATED

    New Dog Run at O’Neal Spur Park in Wildridge

    New this winter, the Town of Avon is piloting a Dog Run at the O’Neal Spur Park in Wildridge. Annually, the steep gravel road down to the dog park is closed in the winter for safety concerns. Read on...
  3. Town Core

    Holiday Seasonal Lighting in Avon – A Friendly Reminder

    The Town would like to remind residents that temporary festive holiday lighting is permitted from November 15 to March 1 every season. In the “Town Core” area, holiday lights may be illuminated until the closing date for Beaver Creek Resort. Read on...
  4. Wildfire mitigation above Metcalf Road in Avon

    Wildfire Mitigation in Wildridge

    Wildfire mitigation is currently underway above Metcalf Road in Avon in partnership with Eagle Valley Wildland. The project is designed to protect homes and businesses, the primary evacuation route from Wildridge and Wildwood, and ecosystem health. Read on...
  5. EBCB realignment project

    East Beaver Creek Boulevard Phase II Extension Construction Begins

    Construction is underway on Phase II of the East Beaver Creek Boulevard Extension Project within the Village at Avon. The project consists of construction of approximately 1,800 linear feet of realigned road platform near Piedmont Apartments. Read on...

Department Overview

The Public Works Department is responsible for the operational management and maintenance of the Town’s parks, open space, streetscape, hard and soft trails, Nottingham Lake, bridges, roads and streets, sidewalks, landscaping and storm water infrastructure. Five divisions within Public Works perform the following functions:

  • Public Operations: Provides and maintains public infrastructure, such as roads, drainage ways, and town facilities. Manages capital improvement projects, reviews construction documents, and assists in planning for future infrastructure.
  • Mobility: Oversees Avon's multimodal transportation programs such as alternative transportation and pedestrian mobility. Provides day-to-day fixed-route bus service, maintains ADA certification and compliance, procurement of transit vehicles. Strategic planning, budget development and management, and establishment of performance goals and passenger feedback systems. 
  • Engineering: The Engineering Department is responsible for providing safe and adequate public facilities.
  • Fleet Maintenance: Performs all maintenance and repairs on Town vehicles, equipment, and multiple third party vehicles. Maintains the fuel island at the Swift Gulch facility. 
  • Facilities: Operates and maintains six major buildings, the Nottingham Performance Pavilion and other facilities.  

Department Mission

To provide the highest quality public works services to the public and other Town departments. Maintain a cost-effective operation and provide these services in a safe, responsible and efficient manner while continuing to find innovative ways to improve the delivery of services.

Department Vision Statement

To promote a high quality of life and a uniquely desirable community identity by providing exceptional public works services. Fostering strong collaborative problem-solving strategies with the community and treating everyone with fairness, dignity and respect.