The City of Stafford is 7 square miles, with a population of 18,285. The City has over 50 miles of paved streets and drainage systems and approximately 200 pieces of equipment. The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the streets, drainage, parks, buildings, vehicles, landscaped and non-landscaped rights-of-way and properties owned by the City of Stafford and the Stafford Municipal School District. The rights-of-way typically encompass the area from sidewalk to sidewalk, including the roadway.
In addition, Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and components of Pre-Development Services such as Economic Development, Drainage, Engineering Design, Engineering Plan Reviews, Planning, and Platting are also duties of the department. Last, but certainly not least, Geographic Information Systems, the Stafford Economic Development website, the City of Stafford website, and the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program are all managed by this department. Below are the contacts for each division: