Public Works

Akron Public Works Department strives to provide the highest quality public works services to the public and other Town departments balanced through efforts to maintain a cost effective operation and to provide these services in a responsible and efficient manner.

Akron Public Works Departments:



  • Provides construction, maintenance and repairs of streets, alleys, sidewalks, rights-of-way, parking lots, bridges, diversion structures, storm drain systems and irrigation ditches, performs snow removal and street cleaning, heavy equipment operation, as well as maintenance and inventory of fleet vehicles and equipment.


  • Provides routine garbage collection within the town limits for commercial and residential applications. Special collections are available, call Town Hall for more information (970) 345-2624.

    Trash Map Schedule
  • On the day of your route, please have your trash out by 7:00 AM.

  • If your trash day is on a holiday that the Town is closed, please have your trash out the following business day at 7:00 AM.

  • Landfill maintained by Washington County. Please see link for details. *Added fees may apply if the town collects extra items.


  • Provides maintenance; construction; and repairs of; parks, playgrounds, open spaces, and municipal buildings.
  • See Park Rules

Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Shane Watson | Public Works Director
(970) 554-0729


Steve Vasquez | Water/Wastewater
(970) 554-2012


Noel Guy | Parks

Allen Scholes | Streets & Cemetery

Scott Severin | Streets & Sanitation

Devin Thorn | Sanitation

Brad Rhea | Sanitation

Jessie Crider | Sanitation

Akron Public Works employees are in the field most of the work day. If you have any questions or concerns for Public Works please try the numbers above or call Town Hall to leave a message. (970) 345-2624