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Public Service MainMission

To provide effective and efficient high quality services that ensures that the public receives excellent waste collection service and maintenance of landscaped areas. 

Function

The Public Service Division is responsible for two major functions of City operations:  The collection and disposal (or recycling) of trash and garbage in residential areas and the landscape maintenance and landscape improvement of City facilities, medians, parking lots and selected parks and parkways.

The Waste Collection Division provides carry-out service for residential garbage twice weekly and trash collection from the street once each week.  The Division is responsible for the once a week collection of waste recyclable products including newspapers, aluminum cans, glass, plastic containers, and steel cans.  The Division also manages the collection of litter from litter containers city wide.   

The Landscape Services Division is responsible for the landscape maintenance programs for City properties, including City buildings, parking lots and selected parks, medians and parkways.  Turf and landscaped area maintenance is performed and/or managed by this Division as well.  The Landscape Services Division is also responsible for landscape installation and Tree maintenance programs for all City properties. Tree trimming, irrigation maintenance/repair, pest control, landscape plant installation, and tree planting is performed and/or managed by this Division.  Where appropriate, private contractors are used to provide these services under the strict supervision of Division personnel.  Inspections for the City's tree removal permitting process are also made by the Landscape Services Division. 

The Division provides staff support for the City's Landscape Beautification Advisory Board, Tree Preservation Agency and Library Advisory Board. 

Contact us:
Phone: 305-460-5131
Fax: 305-460-5133
City of Coral Gables
Public Service Division
Administrative, Landscape Services, Solid Waste Collection
2800 S.W. 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
Email: publicservice@coralgables.com

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed holidays and weekends

Last updated: 3/1/2013 2:23:35 PM