Public Works

Public Works Department

115 North Grant Street
Fitzgerald, GA 31750
Fax: 229-426-5049

Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00

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David Walker








Welcome to the City of Fitzgerald's Public Works Department.

Public Works provides integral services to our community everyday. Our departments mission is to provide quality services to the Fitzgerald community. Developing and offering efficient, cost effective services in partnership with our citizens will help us achieve our vision of making Fitzgerald a leading city in the country by being an outstanding provider of Public Works services.

Street Department Street Department
We currently have 13 employees. Our duties include but not limited to the following: street maintenance of 95+ miles, ditch maintenance, right-of-way grass cutting, alley maintenance of 34+ miles, sidewalk maintenance, storm water maintenance, and assisting redevelopment in demolishing blighted and abandoned structures.
Sanitation Department

Sanitation Department
We currently have 11 employees. Our duties include but not limited to the following: garbage collection for 470+ commercial customers, 4,300+ residential customers (to see what day your pick-up is on see the map), 30+ industrial customers, plus for city residents free yard debris pick-up and household furniture /appliance pick-up.



Residential Waste Containers
Residential waste containers furnished are property of the City of Fitzgerald and not of the owner or occupant of the household. No other waste containers may be used. If you move to a new location it is your responsibility to notify Fitzgerald Public Works (229) 426-5044.


Residential waste collection will be one day per week; container needs to be put in the same place and position as designated by the city by 6:30 a.m. on collection day.


Only household garbage should be placed in the container. No construction debris, dirt, bricks, blocks, leaves, etc. shall be placed in the container. We will not empty these items.


Our monthly fees are as followed:
    $18.00 for one can
    $28.00 for two cans
for additional can prices you can call (229) 426-5044.


Holiday Schedule
New Years Day (January 1)
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday (Third Monday in January)
Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (First Monday in September)
Thanksgiving (Forth Thursday and Friday in November)
Christmas (December 25)


We ask that everybody put your waste container out in the beginning of the week of a holiday and keep them out until emptied.

Parks Department Parks Department
We currently have 4 employees. Our duties include but not limited to the following: maintain flower beds and cut grass in 48 median parks, the Grand Park Plaza, and all other city facilities (ex. City Hall, Chamber of Commerce, etc.).
Evergreen Cemetery Department Evergreen Cemetery Department
We currently have 5 employees. Our duties include but not limited to the following: maintain and mowing 86+ acres of cemetery space as well as locate plots and prepare final resting places.
Shop Department Shop Department
We currently have 2 employees. Our duties include but not limited to the following: maintain, service and repair 117 vehicles for administration, parks dept., cemetery dept., airport, community development, police dept., building inspector, fire dept., animal control, street dept., shop dept., sanitation dept., Department of Leisure Service, and the Landfill. Plus we maintain, service and repair all of the equipment (ex. weed eaters, lawnmowers, etc.) for any of the departments mentioned above.