Public Works - Administration & Support

The Public Works Department is responsible for the management of all city public works services and operations under the policies and programs of the City of Wauchula and to serve the public interest and the residents of the city to the best of its ability and to utilize city resources in the most efficient and effective manner possible to achieve that aim. The City Manager, or designee, shall make all the necessary rules and regulations for the governing of the department of public works and its operations. The City Manager's office is responsible for the management of the following divisions and operations:

Public Works Management

  • Road Maintenance Management
  • Storm Water Management Division
  • Electric Power Division
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Water Utility Division
  • Wastewater Utility Division
  • Parks & Recreation Division
  • Public Lands & Buildings
  • City Cemeteries

Public Works Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement policy and directives
  • Implement applicable city ordinances
  • Implement applicable state & federal regulations
  • Personnel management
  • Purchasing
  • Public information
  • Public complaint resolution
  • Budget management
  • Operations management
  • Emergency management & response
  • Risk Management & Response
  • Projects & Programs
  • Equipment & Asset Administration
  • Departmental Planning & Projections
  • Policy Making
  • All Other Duties as Required

Staff Contacts

Name Title
James Braddock Director of Support Services & Internal Auditing
Ward Grimes Director of Project Management & Procurement
John Eason Deputy City Manager
Sandee Braxton Assistant City Manager