Public Works Department

Our Purpose

We are responsible for maintaining publicly owned facilities in the City, including streets, storm drains, parks and buildings, and for providing public services such as local transit, solid waste collection and disposal, street lighting and supporting services and programs.

In short, we fix, replace, install, pickup, design, construct, repair, reconstruct, inspect, maintain and protect the City’s physical infrastructure in Laguna Beach to ensure the safety, security and satisfaction of residents, businesses and visitors.

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Access to City Documents Online
4/10/2014  The City recently completed an upgrade to its document management system. This new system has improved capabilities to assist City staff in managing and archiving City documents. More importantly, residents and visitors to the City’s website can search more than 80,000 City documents using a computer, smartphone or tablet.

Art That’s Small at City Hall
4/10/2014  On Friday, April 4, 2014, Council Member Steve Dicterow announced the winners of the current exhibition “Art That’s Small at City Hall.” The exhibition was juried by Janet Blake, Laguna Art Museum; Andrea Harris-McGee, Laguna College of Art + Design; and Tom Lamb, Festival of Arts. Winners are: 1st Judy Haron; 2nd Yoonsook Ryang; 3rd Ellen Rose; City Hall Choice Roger Baird; Honorable Mention Brian Allan; Bill Denham; Linda Grossman; Elizabeth McGhee and Anthony Salvo. The exhibition runs through April 24, 2014. This program is funded by the lodging establishments and City of Laguna Beach. (See Attachment)

Police Memorial
4/10/2014  At its meeting on Monday, April 14, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, the Arts Commission will review the proposals for the creation of a Police Memorial at City Hall. Laguna Beach artists Jorg Dubin, Marsh Scott, Terry Thornsley and artist team Gerard Stripling and Michele Taylor will present their designs. One design will be selected and presented to the City Council for final approval on May 6, 2014. It is anticipated that the installation will be completed for the 1st anniversary of Police Officer Coutchie’s passing on September 21, 2014. This installation has been funded through donations raised by the Laguna Beach Police Employees’ Association and the City of Laguna Beach. Proposed designs are attached.

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Public Works
505 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: (949) 497-0711 Fax: (949) 494-1864 fax