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Public Works

The Public Works Department utilizes a skilled, engaged workforce to enhance the quality of life for Charlotte County residents by continually improving infrastructure and providing services in a cost effective manner to meet the needs of the community.

The Public Works Department builds and maintains roadways, bridges, navigable waterways, stormwater infrastructure, traffic lights and signs, rights-of-ways and landscaping in unincorporated areas of Charlotte County while protecting and preserving the environment.

The Department further provides solid waste management including curbside service and operation of the landfill, manages mosquito and aquatic weed control programs and operates the Indian Spring and Lieutenant Carl Bailey Cemeteries.


Director of Public Works - John Elias

John Elias

Director of Public Works

John Elias serves as the director of Public Works and oversees all divisions, staffing and projects.

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Department News

Calendar Contest: One Charlotte, One Water News Image

Calendar Contest: One Charlotte, One Water

May 13, 2021 11:36 am

Entries now being accepted for the 2022 One Charlotte, One Water calendar.

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Charlotte County to Resume Normal Hours, Operations May 10

Charlotte County to Resume Normal Hours, Operations May 10

May 6, 2021 11:30 am

Charlotte County facilities will resume normal business hours and operations beginning May 10, 2021.

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**REVISED** South Gulf Cove Waterway Levels

**REVISED** South Gulf Cove Waterway Levels

May 3, 2021 12:03 pm

The South Gulf Cove lock is scheduled to be open during high tide Monday, May 10 through Friday, May 14.

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