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Bothell's Public Works Department is responsible for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of the City’s infrastructure. We provide a variety of essential services, including the levy-funded Safe Streets & Sidewalks program, to safeguard quality of life, health, property, and public welfare. Read the 2023 - 2024 Public Works Strategic Plan to learn more about our near- and long-term plans.
- Administer the levy-funded Safe Streets & Sidewalks program;
- Address issues relating to traffic engineering and transportation planning;
- Plan, operate and maintain the water, sanitary sewer and storm/surface water utilities;
- Manage the City’s solid waste, recycling and sustainability programs;
- Analyze the design and development of the City’s infrastructure, and implement the Capital Facilities Plan (CFP);
- Provide engineering review and inspections in conjunction with private development to ensure consistency with City codes and standards; and,
- Maintain the City’s fleet and facilities.
Business Opportunities and Small Works Projects
The City posts opportunities for bids, small works projects, RFPs, and RFQs year-round.
The Bothell Design and Construction Standards and Specifications apply whenever any public or private work is performed within City limits.
Capital Facilities Plan Update
City Council adopts an updated Capital Facilities Plan every two years. This plan prioritizes how we spend money on Facilities, Parks and Open Spaces, Transportation, Water Utility, Storm Utility, and Sewer Utility projects.
Capital Improvement Projects
The Capital Improvement Projects Division provides permanent infrastructure investments to Bothell's transportation and utility facilities.
The Fleet Division is part of the City of Bothell Public Works Department. Staff in the Fleet Division purchase and maintain City vehicles for all departments.
We manage the solid waste contracts with Recology. Garbage, recycling, and compost service is required in Bothell.
We manage the City's recycling program and offer community resources to help citizens and businesses reduce, reuse, and recycle.
Safe Streets & Sidewalks Program
Learn about the 9-year Safe Streets & Sidewalks levy that helps improve the safety and condition of Bothell's streets.
Surface Water Management
Surface Water Management works to protect and restore our water through protective and restorative measures, best practices, and public outreach.
Public Works manages the City's sustainability program. It focuses on helping the community reduce their environmental impacts while improving their standard of living.
The Transportation Division plans, designs, and implements various transportation planning and traffic engineering projects throughout the City.
Find information about your water and sewer bills.
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Sustainamania 2023Our annual sustainability festival is coming back on August 12th, 2023 at Bothell City Hall. We are currently accepting applications for vendors and volunteers to help the public learn about living sustainably. Apply Now...