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Public Works

*If wanting to rent the Public Works Meeting Room, please contact the Oxford Parks & Recreation Department at

The Public Works Department incorporates three main departments:

The Water and Sewer Department provides our customers with high-quality drinking water and wastewater services, installation and maintenance of water and sewer lines, and all manholes in the collection system.  They also read repair and replace all water meters in the distribution system.

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The Street Department's primary function is to maintain streets and sidewalks.  Some of their responsibilities include pouring sidewalks, curb/gutter, installing street signs; removing dead trees from and mowing right-of-ways, removing brush and leaves during the fall, and snow in the winter, and clean up after natural disasters. They also open and close all graves at Elmwood Cemetery. The Street Department maintains 36.53 miles of city streets in Oxford while the North Carolina Department of Transportation maintains all state roads within the City.


Facilities Maintenance 
The Facilities Maintenance Department provides an array of landscaping maintenance, at over 25 City locations, as well as maintenance and repairs for all City buildings. This department is responsible for medians, planting flowers in the downtown area, the Hugh Currin Memorial Park, City Hall, Oxford  Police Department, and decorating Downtown trees for the Christmas  Holiday. 

Contact Us  
Stephen Blasko - Public Works Director 
Office: 919-603-1151   
Ronald Parker -Water & Sewer Superintendent
Office: 919-603-1152

Roger Elliott - Street Superintendent
Office: 919-603-1150

Kenny Manning - Facilities Superintendent
Office: 919-603-1114

Public Works & Utility Department
127 Penn Ave.
Oxford, NC 27565

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fax - 919-603-1138

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