Public Works


The Forest Park Public Works Department is a team of dedicated professionals serving the citizens of Forest Park. The department is made up of six division including street maintenance, sanitation, fleet maintenance, parks and grounds maintenance, building maintenance, and administration, all of which add value, protect the city assets, and contribute to the excellent quality of life experienced by our residents.

Mission Statement:
To provide the highest-quality customer service through our experience and knowledge with responsiveness, efficiency, and accountability. To continually challenge ourselves to improve our services by being innovative, collaborative, and creative. The Public Works Department is responsible for several aspects of services that include Sanitation Services, Street, Park, Building Maintenance, Signs, and Fleet Maintenance.

Public Works Department
5230 Jones Road
Forest Park, GA 30297
404-608-2310
404-608-2312 fax
publicworks@forestparkpw.com

Jeff Eady, Director   direct e-mail   jeady@forestparkpw.com
Rusty Still
Deputy Director
  direct e-mail   rstill@forestparkpw.com
Tonya Thomas
Administrative Supervisor
  direct e-mail   tthomas@forestparkpw.com
Lesa Hemphill
Administrative Billing
direct e-mail lhemphill@forestparkpw.com

Division:
Sanitation
Street
Park
Building Maintenance
Signs
Fleet Maintenance

Please visit our individual division sites for information regarding our city services and regulations.



STREETS


DIVISION VISION

Maintaining the city streets and associated infrastructure is a challenge in today’s economic environment. Our crews work daily to provide a safe network of roadways where customer service is the key focus. The street division is responsible for:

In addition the street division also provides assistance to other department divisions as needed to accomplish necessary results.

Street resurfacing:
2013 - Ash Street, South corporate Parkway, South Avenue

Stormwater runoff is a major issue with the implementation of recent state and federal regulations to control stormwater runoff and to improve water quality. The City of Forest Park has joined forces with the other municipalities within Clayton County, Clayton County Transportation and Development and with the Clayton County Water Authority to implement a county-wide Stormwater Utility. Further information about the Stormwater Utility is available by contacting the Clayton County Water Authority at www.ccwa.us or by call Suzanne Brown at 770-960-6972.

Street Division Supervisor
Bobby Jinks
404-608-2310

direct e-mail

bjinks@forestparkpw.com

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SANITATION


The City of Forest Park has entered into a partnership with Waste Management for the collection and disposal of all municipal solid waste and yard waste debris generated within the corporate city limits of Forest Park. The partnership has yielded amazing results. Our city streets and right-of-ways have never looked cleaner.

Residential Household Waste Regulations

Yard Waste Guidelines
Holidays - No Service

Memorial Day 4th of July Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day New Year's Day

If your regular scheduled service day falls on or after an observed holiday, your service will be delayed by one day to ensure everyone is serviced. We will run on Saturdays those weeks to accommodate this schedule. For example: only Thursday and Friday customer will be affected for Thanksgiving. Thursday customers will be picked up on Friday and Friday customers will be picked up on Saturday that week.

Residential Fees
If further information is needed, please contact our office.

The City does not collect the following items:
Commercial Regulations
Commercial Sanitation Fees

Size Dumpster

1 Pickup Per Week

2 Pickups Per Week

3 Pickups Per Week

4 Pickups Per Week

5 Pickups Per Week

6 Pickups Per Week

Extra Pickup Each Time

3 Yard

X

$85.00

$127.00

$169.00

$211.00

$254.00

$50.00

4 Yard

X

$113.00

$169.00

$225.00

$282.00

$338.00

$50.00

6 Yard

$85.00

$169.00

$254.00

$338.00

$423.00

$507.00

$50.00

8 Yard

$113.00

$225.00

$338.00

$451.00

$563.00

$676.00

$50.00


Cardboard Recycling

1 Pickup Per Week

2 Pickups Per Week

3 Pickups Per Week

4 Pickups Per Week

5 Pickups Per Week

$70.00

$100.00

$125.00

$160.00

$190.00


Construction Roll-off Containers
The fees for roll-off containers are as follows:

Size

Minimum Payment

20 Yard

$325.00

30 Yard

$350.00

40 Yard

$375.00


**CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES OR ANYONE LOADING ROOFING, TREES, DIRT, ETC. ADD AN EXTRA $100.00 TO COVER AN ADDITONAL 3 TONS.

***EACH EXTRA EMPTY AND RETURN REQUIRES AN ADDITIONAL PAYMENT IN ADVANCE AT CITY HALL.
$250.00 (COVERS 1 WEEK RENT, 1 PULL CHARGE, TWO & ONE-HALF TONS)
*CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES OR ANYONE DOING ROOFING, DIRT, TREES, ETC. $300.00
(1 WEEK RENT, 1 PULL CHARGE, 5 TONS)

MINIMUM PAYMENT COVERS DELIVERY FEE, INITIAL TONS, FINAL PULL CHARGE AND TWO WEEKS RENTAL FEE. ANYTHING OVER INITIAL TONS WILL BE BILLED THE FOLLOWING MONTH AFTER COMPLETION.

To have a container placed you must first sign an agreement and
PAY IN ADVANCE AT CITY HALL
745 Forest Parkway
404-366-4720

ALLOW AT LEAST TWO BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY AND EMPTY.
**ALL ROLL OFFS WILL BE PICKED UP IN TWO WEEKS FROM PLACEMENT DATE UNLESS OTHERWISE ARRANGED.
To have a roll-off remain longer than the two weeks requires minimum payment for 2 weeks rent (non-refundable).


"CLEAN SWEEPS"


Clean Sweeps are held every three months for the benefit of our residents.

When: They are held the first Saturday of the month in JANUARY, APRIL, JULY, & OCTOBER . Residents may bring items for disposal on these days any time between 9:00 a.m. and 12 noon.

Where: The Clean Sweeps are held at the recycling center located at 327 Lamar Drive. Lamar Drive is at the very end of Cash Memorial Blvd.

Requirements: Residents are required to show prove of residency and this event only for residents of Forest Park who are within the city limits and who city taxes. You may bring anything that day for disposal except dirt, bricks, cement, eighteen-wheeler truck tires, or unknown chemicals, flammable liquids, dangerous corrosive material of any kind or acid. Car and pickup truck tires are welcome but there is a limit of four to a resident. Make as many trips as you like up until noon.


RECYCLING CENTER

Location: 327 Lamar Drive
Hours of operation: 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon Monday - Saturday.

The following items are always accepted at the recycling center: The following items are not accepted: FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT AT 404-608-2310 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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PARKS

The parks division is responsible for the maintenance and up – keep of all the City parks, associated equipment and amenities within the parks, the street rights of way, and beautification projects. The parks and grounds division works diligently to make the City of Forest Park the most attractive City in Georgia while creating an atmosphere of serenity where citizens of all ages can enjoy sports and leisure activities in a relaxing and pleasing environment.

Parks include:

Supervisor
Winston Carter
404-608-2310

direct e-mail

wcarter@forestparkpw.com

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BUILDING MAINTENANCE DIVISION


The building maintenance division is responsible for the maintenance, remodeling and renovation, and construction of all municipal buildings and associated projects. This division is made up of a dependable and dedicated group of employees that strive to keep the buildings and park areas of the City safe and efficient through preventative maintenance techniques while protecting the City assets and capital investments.  The department employees work daily to create a comfortable and pleasing environment for our citizens and customers to conduct business.

Supervisor
Terry Allgood

direct e-mail

tallgood@forestparkpw.com

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FLEET MAINTENANCE


The Fleet Division is responsible for providing a strong preventive maintenance program in which wear, tear, and change in the use of the equipment is anticipated. The mission of the Division is to extend the useable service life of city equipment and to provide a strong preventive maintenance program. We work closely with all city departments to better understand and forecast equipment needs and to provide the City with the safest, most cost efficient and best maintained fleet possible.

Supervisor
Rick Allen

direct e-mail

rallen@forestparkpw.com

 

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