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Community Development / Public Works

Jim Bolser

90 North Main Street
Tooele, UT 84074

Administration: 435.843.2130
Building: 435.843.2130
Fax: 435.843.2139

Hours:  Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Community Development / Public Works

Community Development (click on the drop down arrow to read more)...

The Community Development Department strives to improve the quality of life in Tooele by improving the development process, boosting neighborhood livability and appearance, emphasizing quality housing and commercial design, construction and choice, and supporting building safety.  In addition, Community Development works to strengthen community economic vitality through facilitating redevelopment, business attraction, and business retention.  The Community Development Department is committed to providing excellent customer service to the public.  The Community Development Department helps the City achieve both long- and short-term goals and objectives for management of growth and development.

Our goal is to provide leadership, policies, and programs that will promote strong, vibrant neighborhoods and community and to proactively encourage the positive and orderly growth and development of the City.  The department advocates incorporation of the diverse interests of our community to reduce barriers to continue to improve the quality of life for all residents.  In concert with the values and spirit of the community, the Community Development Department is committed to proper and professional guidance for development of the City, protecting and enhancing the quality of life for all Tooele residents, bringing about efficient and effective delivery of services, implementing technology that will provide accurate data to assist in making informed decisions, and promoting community pride and cooperation.  The Community Development Department provides support staff for City elected officials, boards, and commissions as well as citizen committees such as the Board of Adjustment and Board of Appeals.

The Community Development Department consists of the following divisions:

Public Works (click on the drop down arrow to read more)...

Public Works provides responsive, effective, and professional day to day maintenance of Tooele City’s physical and environmental infrastructure to enhance the quality of life for residents and make Tooele a sustainable and desirable place to live, work, and visit.  Public Works plays a key role in the success of Tooele City’s government.  Department employees provide many of the direct services Tooele residents and visitors receive.  Street maintenance and repair, snow removal, street sweeping, traffic signs, street light maintenance, culinary water provision, sewer treatment, cleaning and maintenance of city roadways and storm drains, replacement of hazardous curb, gutter, and sidewalks, maintenance of City-owned vehicles and equipment, and fleet maintenance for the entire City operation to keep the vehicles and equipment operational and in good repair for use in service of the community are all examples of the functions performed by Public Works personnel. The mission of the Public Works Department is to operate and maintain public infrastructure efficiently and effectively in order to protect public safety and enhance the quality of life for those living and working in Tooele.

The Public Works Department consists of the following divisions:

>  Fleet Maintenance Division

>  Reclamation (Sewer) Division

>  Streets Division

>  Water Division

Quality service doesn’t change, it only gets better and that is our commitment to you.  For additional information, please contact the Community Development/Public Works Department at (435) 843-2130, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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