Public Works

The Public Works Department consists of a Public Works Director and four full-time employees who are committed to maintaining safe streets and utilities.

Street Maintenance

Public Works is responsible for snow and ice control on city roads. Street sweeping, patching and crack sealing are done in the Spring.

If you have a street maintenance issue you'd like to report, please complete our Street Maintenance Comment Form

Anoka County is responsible for maintenance (snow removal, pot hole repair, sweeping, etc.) on the following roads:

  • Centerville Road/(CSAH 21)
  • County Road 14/(Main Street)
  • 20th Avenue/(CSAH54)

Any questions or concerns pertaining to the roads noted should be directed to Anoka County at 763-754-3520 or on to the Anoka County website.

Water/Sewer Utilities

Public Works Staff maintains the water, sanitary sewer, storm water and parks within the City. 

  • Daily testing of the City's drinking water is performed to ensure safe drinking water as required by the Minnesota Department of Health and Pollution Control Agency. The hardness of the water in Centerville is approximately 11.1 grains.
  • Staff also maintains the City's 160 fire hydrants located throughout the City.

In 1996, all communities were mandated by the State of Minnesota to put in place a "Water Emergency and Conservation Plan". As part of this plan, the City has a yearly watering ban that extends from May 1 to September 1 and is on an odd/even policy.

The Public Works Department also maintains 4 lift stations and 18 miles of sewer trunk lines.