Public Utilities


The Public Utilities Building houses the departments of the public works, electric production and electric distribution.

The Public Works Department maintains 12 employees under the direction of the Public Works Director. Just a few of the responsibilities of the department include:

  • Maintaining city vehicles and equipment
  • Maintaining sewer mains
  • Maintaining streets
  • Maintaining water mains
  • Operating the wastewater treatment plant
  • Reading utility meters
  • Snow removal


Baldwin City Public Works has 5 divisions:

  • Cemetery
  • Parks
  • Stormwater
  • Streets
  • Wastewater
  • Water
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    CANCELLED: Water Conservation Notice

    THIS CONSERVATION ORDER IS CANCELLED. There is an electrical failure of unknown origin at the water pumping station north of town. A tech is currently on site evaluating the problem. Read on...
  1. What If the Power Goes Out?

    We've had a number of questions regarding what to do if the power goes out and how to report an outage. Read on...
  1. 10th Street Closed through December 11th

    10th Street is currently blocked at Dearborn and Fremont and will be for the rest of the week. The contractor is finishing up the road crossing for the Elm Street sidewalk now that the fiber line they were waiting for has been moved.
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