January 20, 2022

Public Works

The City of Marshall Department of Public Works (DPW) is composed of the following main service areas:

  • Streets
  • Sewer Maintenance
  • Forestry
  • Parks
  • Cemetery
  • Compost Center

The Public Works garage is located at 619 Homer Road across from the Oakridge Cemetery. The DPW is responsible for the maintenance and repair of 56 miles of streets, 34 miles of sidewalks, 36 miles of storm sewer pipes, 42 miles of sewer mains and 233 acres of designated public parks. Other responsibilities include management and care of the cemetery, parks maintenance, snow and ice removal, fall leaf pick-up, spring brush pick-up and street sweeping. The 7 full time and 11 part-time seasonal employees of the Public Works Department will continue to provide high quality customer service to the citizens of Marshall that residents have come to know and to expect.

The City of Marshall has contracted with Rightway Control to conduct weed control throughout town starting on May 20, 2021. The work will consist of spraying weeds in the cracks and gutter pans throughout all 40 miles of city streets where needed. The work will be completed by May 28, 2021. Citizens with any concerns can contact Rightway Control directly at 616-403-3983.


If you have any questions please call Phil Smith, DPW Superintendent at 269-558-0324.