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.

2020 Holiday Schedule


  • Yard Waste and Compost Collection - Wednesday,October 14


  • Recycling - Wednesday, November 24


  • Recycling - Wednesday, December 23
  1. September 28, 2020 Town Infrastructure Project Update

    Public Works Director Mickey Beall shares his status report on the Town's Infrastructure Project. Read on to learn what work has been done and what to expect going forward. Read on...
  2. Town's Infrastructure Project Has Begun

    Construction has begun on Clagett Road with more work to continue over the next year. Read on to learn about the Infrastructure Project's timeline and which streets will be affected. Read on...
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