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, January 22 


  • Yard Waste and Compost collection - Wednesday, February 19


  • Yard Waste and Compost Collection - Wednesday, May 27


  • Recycling Collection -  Wednesday, July 1


  • Yard Waste and Compost Collection - Wednesday, September 9


  • Yard Waste and Compost Collection - Wednesday,October 14


  • Recycling - Wednesday, November 24


  • Recycling - Wednesday, December 23
  1. 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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