Department of Public Services

The Department of Public Services (DPS) consists of the Public Services Group (PSG) and the Environmental Services Group (ESG). The DPS is one of the largest departments in Wayne County government, employing close to 700 personnel with an annual operating budget of nearly $300 million.  DPS employees oversee, maintain and operate the county's unique assets and complex infrastructure for nearly 1.8 million residents.
 
Public Services

Public Services is made up six divisions:
 
Administration; Buildings; Engineering; Equipment; Parks and Recreation; and Roads. Utilize the buttons below to access more information about the divisions and learn about the many services they provide.

Environmental Services

Environmental Services is made up of three divisions:
 
Land Resource Management; Facilities Management; and Water Quality Management. To learn more about the services ESG divisions provide, click on the Environment button below to be directed to the ESG homepage.

 

 
Whether it's reporting a pothole, seeing up-to-the-minute road conditions with Compass, applying for a soil erosion permit, learning how to care for our watersheds, or reporting an environmental issue, it's all just one click away.   

Contact Us: (313) 224-7600

1-888-ROAD-CREW (1-888-762-3273)
Report a road hazard 24/7.

1-888-223-2363
Environmental Emergency Hotline. 

 


 
DPS Newsletter - Spring/Summer 2015
 
Jefferson Ave. Bascule Bridge Information
 
DPS 2015 Equipment Auction Information




News & Events

FREE Fitness classes are coming to Wayne County Parks!

Saturday, July 01, 2017 - DPS-Parks
Take advantage of these free fitness classes in YOUR Wayne County Parks!
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Strategic Master Plan Information

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 - DPS-Parks
Join us on September 26 or September 27 and share your ideas!
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Wayne County Lightfest

Thursday, November 16, 2017  - Sunday, December 31, 2017 - DPS - Parks
Make the Wayne County Lightfest your new holiday tradition!
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Lightfest 8k Run/Walk

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - DPS - Parks
Be among the first people to preview the 2017 Lightfest!
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Heroes on Hines

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - DPS - Parks
Honor our first responder heroes at the 5th annual Heroes on Hines event.
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Somewhere in Time

Monday, September 18, 2017 - DPS-Parks
Go back in time at Somewhere in Time at Elizabeth Park in Trenton!
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Bike Through the Lights

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - DPS-Parks
This is your only chance to bike through the Wayne County Lightfest!
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Saturday in the Park

Saturday, May 06, 2017  - Saturday, September 30, 2017 - DPS-Parks
Enjoy Hines Drive for running or biking without the worry of traffic!
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Halloween Festival

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - DPS-Parks
Put on your favorite costume and join us at the Halloween Festival!
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Halloween Forest Fun Hike

Friday, October 13, 2017 - DPS-Parks
Kids and parents love this fun and eduational Halloween event!
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Beverly Watts
Director of Public Services
(313) 224-7600
Recent Photos
 A 10-yard service truck with a fresh load of salt hits the roads.  For the third consecutive year, Wayne County's Downriver Wastewater Treatment Facility has earned the prestigious National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) Platinum Peak Performance Award. Congratulations Facilities Management Division!

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