Welcome to the web page of your Department of Public Works. The DPW oversees the Highway Division, Water and Sewer Division and the Grounds Division. We maintain all public property, town fields, roads, sidewalks and much more. If you ever need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us. We hope you will agree that your DPW is “Gettin’ it done” for you!
The Department of Public Works mission is to support and enhance the quality of life for the Town of Franklin’s residents, businesses and visitors by providing well planned, environmentally sensitive, cost effective infrastructure and services to promote public health, personal safety, transportation, and economic growth.
What We Do
The Franklin Department of Public Works (DPW) provides a wide range of services to the residents of Franklin. The six departments (Administration, Engineering, Highway & Grounds, Water, Sewer, and Solid Waste & Recycling) provide services including constructing and maintaining roadways, water, sewer, and stormwater infrastructure. The DPW reviews the design and construction of public/private development, conducts trash removal and recycling services, and develops and maintains all town owned open space, parks and recreation areas. The Franklin DPW is dedicated to efficiently and effectively maintaining and preserving the infrastructure of the Town in the most cost effective and environmentally conscious way. The department provides excellent customer service and high quality utility services in an effort to preserve the public safety and maintain a high quality of life for all town residents.