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.


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


  • Yard waste and Compost Collection - Wednesday, November 13


  • Recycling - Wednesday, November 27
  1. New Crosswalks and Stop Bars at Tennyson & 40th Avenue

    New crosswalks and stops bars were painted at the intersection of Tennyson and 40th Avenue. 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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