In accordance with the tradition of the American Public Works Association, those who work in professions that provide and maintain public facilities and services will be honored during National Public Works Week, May 19 – May 25, 2019.
value our communities and the role public works professionals play in keeping
them safe and functioning smoothly, reports the American Public Works
Association, sponsor of National Public Works Week. Our objective is designed to increase public
awareness of their contributions as well as to enlighten the public about the
duties, practices, and goals of public works professionals.
works professionals include those who manage water, sewer, public
transportation, and refuse removal systems as well as those responsible for
maintaining public buildings and grounds. They are, in short, the people who maintain and improve the systems and
services vital to a community’s health, safety, and comfort.