Public Service


The Department of Public Service employs 14 full-time employees who are dedicated to providing excellent service to the residents of the City. The City and Department go to great lengths to acquire qualified personnel and we are proud to have expanded in every direction to accomplish a full-service department reputation.

Additional Information


Under the direction of Ernie Staten, Director of Public Service, the department is responsible for the construction, improvement, and maintenance of all municipally owned:

  • Buildings
  • Grounds
  • Parks
  • Roads
  • All other public places

The department is also responsible for:

  • Maintenance and care of all municipally owned equipment
  • Storage of material and supplies
  • Operation of the City’s Compactor / Recycling facility
  •  Issuing Right of Way Permits

City of Fairlawn Construction & Materials Specifications Manual