About Us

Public Works Maintenance provides many of the basic urban services to the citizens of Lake Oswego, including Water, Sewer, Stormwater, Streets, City Beautification and the maintenance and repair for these utilities and programs. In addition, the Motor Pool maintains all of the equipment and vehicles used by these utilities and all City Departments.

For answers to common maintenance questions, see the Public Works FAQ.

Public Works Director:   Anthony Hooper
Street and Surface Water Superintendent:   Jim Bateman
Water Superintendent:   Joel Kuhnke           
Wastewater Superintendent:   Phil Lawrence
Lead Mechanic:  David Bateman
Support Services Supervisor: Rachel Sykes

Public Works Maintenance can be reached at (503) 635-0280, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. If you have an emergency relating to water, sewer, streets, or storm drainage before or after office hours, please call LOCOM, the City’s emergency dispatch center, at (503) 635-0238.