Public Works

There are four divisions within the Public Works Department: Administration, Facilities, Fleet, and Maintenance. The Water Department is an enterprise fund and is budgeted as a separate department.


The Administration oversees all of the divisions, capital improvement projects, street closure permits for maintenance of streets and sidewalks throughout the city, and handles any problems that may arise with other city, county, state, and federal departments.


The Facilities Division is responsible for maintaining all City buildings and ensuring they are clean and in good repair. This crew handles anything from changing a light bulb, repairing a furnace on the blink or a plumbing problem, removing or replacing doors, to building walls.

Fleet Maintenance

The Fleet Maintenance Division maintains and services all City owned vehicles; from street plows to sweepers; to Fire Department, Police Department, County Ambulances, and City buses. Our crew keeps all City vehicles in good repair.


The Maintenance Division maintains the streets, travel corridors, and parks for the City. The maintenance crews work tirelessly to ensure that all streets are plowed and safe during the wintertime. During the spring and summer months, this crew uses sweepers to collect trash and debris to keep our City clean. The maintenance division also maintains City parks, flowers, and banner programs.

The Public Works Department takes pride in keeping our City beautiful from season to season by hanging seasonal banners, planting flower baskets in the spring and summertime, and displaying Christmas decorations during the holidays. The full effort from all of our crews in each division conveys the commitment we all have to work as a team and take pride in our City. 


Street Closure Permit Form

Street Cut Permit Form

Construction Water Use Permit Form

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Contact Information

Tom Isbester
Public Works Director
(303) 582-1324

James Ford
Water Manager
(303) 582-2237

Erin Scully
Executive Administrative Assistant
(303) 582-2282

Steve Jackson
Maintenance Services Manager
(303) 582-2277

Rory Miller
Facilities Maintenance Supervisor
(303) 582-2245

Jason Fredricks
Water Superintendent
(303) 582-2246

Fleet Maintenance Shop
Phone: (303) 582-2276

Mailing Address
PO Box 68
Black Hawk, CO 80422

Physical Address
987 Miners Mesa Road
Black Hawk, CO 80422

Phone: (303) 582-1324
Fax: (303) 582-2250