Public Works

Effective May 1, 2019 mattresses and box springs must be completely covered with a plastic covering for curbside collection. Visit the Public Works Trash/Bulk Trash page for more information.

Services

The Department of Public Works (DPW) provides essential town services to the residents of University Park. Staff is responsible for waste management and other services such as:

  • Park Maintenance, Including Playgrounds
  • Recycling Collection
  • Road Maintenance
  • Sidewalks
  • Signage 
  • Town Tree Maintenance
  • Trash and Bulk Trash Collection
  • Yard Waste and Compost Collection

Seasonal & Specialized Services

DPW conducts snow removal and leaf vacuuming services seasonally. In addition, the DPW staff provides fleet and facilities maintenance services for town vehicles and buildings.

2019 Holiday Schedule

May

  • Yard waste and Compost Collection - Wednesday, May 29

September

  • Yard waste and Compost Collection - Wednesday, September 4

October

  • Yard waste and Compost Collection - Wednesday, October 16

November

  • Yard waste and Compost Collection - Wednesday, November 13

December

  • Recycling - Wednesday, November 27
  1. New Requirements for Curbside Collection of Mattresses and Box Springs

    Effective May 1, 2019 mattresses and box springs must be completely covered with a plastic covering in order to be collected. Read on...
  2. WSSC College Heights Water Main Replacement Project

    Crews working for WSSC will be in University Park until early 2020 replacing our aging pipes as part of an infrastructure renewal program. Read on...
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