To give residents an opportunity to get to know Wellington’s Public Works Department and in celebration of National Public Works Week, Wellington will host an open house for residents Thursday, May 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Public Works Building, located at 14001 Pierson Road.
Ever wonder what it takes to keep local roads in good repair and free of debris? Want to know more about how the village’s canals are cleared and maintained? Want to meet the staff responsible for maintaining the village’s parks? The event will demonstrate the essential services that the Public Works Department provides to the community. The open house will include equipment displays and demonstrations throughout the facility, garage and parking lot, as well as snacks, giveaways and interactive displays.
National Public Works Week is a celebration of the tens of thousands of men and women who provide and maintain the infrastructure and services collectively known as public works.
Wellington’s Public Works Department is accredited by the American Public Works Association. The APWA Accreditation Program verifies and recognizes public works agencies for compliance with recommended practices nationally accepted by experts in the field of public works. For more info., call (561) 791-4000 or visit www.wellingtonfl.gov.