Public Works

Public Works

Akron, Colorado | 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.
  • 2023 50/50 Town Sidewalk Program - The deadline for application submission is March 31st, 2023.


  • 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
    MONDAY: Green    TUESDAY: Pink    WEDNESDAY: Purple   THURSDAY: Blue
  • 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 of Akron is closed, please have your trash out the following business day at 7:00 AM.  See the attached 2023 TRASH CALENDAR for the modified route schedule.

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

    Tree branches, grass clippings, and natural materials ONLY!!! NO palettes and furniture! Located East on Highway 34, South on County Road DD, through the draw and is on the East side.

  • Electronics Recycling | Accepted at the Town of Akron all year long. Fees Apply. Yearly event held in the Spring.


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

Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Monday - Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday - 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