Public Works


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.

2018 Holiday Schedule


  • Yard Waste - Wednesday, November 14th
  • Recycling - Wednesday, November 21st
  • Recycling - Cancelled, Friday, November 23rd


  • Trash - Wednesday, December 26th

January 2019

  • Trash- Wednesday, January 2nd 
  1. Composting Survey

    The Town is looking to gain feedback from University Park residents that do not currently participate in the town's pilot composting program. Read on...
  2. Compost Pumpkins!

    Pumpkins can now be collected on Mondays with yard waste or collected on Tuesdays through the Compost Program. Read on...
  3. WSSC Adelphi Road Water Main Replacement Project

    Adelphi Road Water Main Project is underway. Read on...
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