Public Works

The Public Works Department is in charge of all the public facilities in Medina. Public Works staff also takes care of city roads, parks, sanitary and storm sewers, as well as the water utility.

Spring Clean-Up Day

The Public Works Department hosts clean-up day every spring on the last Saturday of April at the Public Works Facility. The spring clean-up day for 2020 has been postponed to July 18th, 2020.

Right of Way Permits

Right of way permits are required for all work done in the right of way and includes annual registration. Details of the requirements can be found on the right of way page.

Spring Road Restrictions

Each spring, the majority of City roads are restricted to a four-ton axle weight limit, which eliminates most truck traffic on City roads. It is important to plan ahead if truck deliveries are needed. Weight restrictions are usually in effect early spring through mid April or May, but the determination will come as the weather conditions improve. These restrictions are necessary to prevent damage to the roads when the frost comes out and road sub-bases are saturated with water.

Composting and Brush Piles

The public works department offers a composting facility at the shop building located northwest of City Hall.  Leaves, grass clippings, and brush are all welcome. Please follow the posted signs as to where to put what you bring in. Remember no bags or containers are to be left on the site. Please, do not trash this site by leaving garbage or other unsuitable materials. Residents may drop off brush or compost Tuesday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (except holidays) and Friday 7 a.m. to Monday 3:30 p.m. (open all weekend during daylight hours).

Snow Plow & Ice Control Policy

The City adopted the attached Snow Plowing and Ice Control Policy to define and provide reasonable snow plowing and ice control services on City roads for routine travel and emergency services and to provide such services in a safe and cost effective manner while balancing personnel resources and environmental concerns.

Winter Parking

City Code 340.05 prohibits parking on any public street from November 1st through March 31st during the hours of 1:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. If at all possible, the City plow crew would appreciate having no vehicles parked on City streets when snowfall occurs during the daytime to allow for better plowing services down your streets.

Tree Resources

If you suspect your ash tree could be infested by EAB, visit and use the “Do I Have Emerald Ash Borer?” checklist.

Find a Tree Care Advisor

What pest does my tree have? Contact Arrest The Pest for assistance.

Road Issues

Report an issue for County Roads.

Street Lights

Most streets lights within the City of Medina are Xcel Energy’s responsibility to repair or replace bulbs, however, in some developments the homeowner association is responsible. Please check with your association prior to reporting a street light issue.

Public Works Staff

Steve Scherer, Public Works Director
Derek Reinking, Foreman
Greg Leuer, Water and Sewer Operator
Jack Gleason, Field Inspector
Joe Ende, Maintenance Technician