Public Works supervises the maintenance of roads and bridges in the county that are not state highways. This includes grading of rock roads and repairing or sealing paved roads. Road sign installation and replacement throughout the county. Trees are trimmed and grass is mowed to keep right of ways clear. Throughout the winter road crews are out treating and sanding the roads.
The Public Works office also maintains all graders, trucks, mowers, trimmers and equipment necessary for road work. Bids are taken in an effort to keep costs as low as possible. The office orders rock, sand, parts, tires, paint and many other items to keep the work functioning smoothly. The Building Maintenance Department maintains the courthouse and judicial center in Independence as well as the building in Coffeyville.
- None at this time