Melanie Baker, Director
930 Overholt Drive
Kent, OH 44240
The Public Service Department of the
City of Kent is in charge of all public works and improvements,
construction, engineering, and inspections. They oversee road
constructions, repairs and maintenance; sidewalk construction and
maintenance; the City's water distribution system; the water reclamation
system, and the storm water management.
The position of the Public Service
Director was established by the Kent City Charter Section 54. The Public
Service Director is in charge of the making and the
preservation of all surveys, maps, plans, drawings and estimates for
public work, the cleaning, resurfacing, repairing, striping and
lighting of streets and public places; and the preservation of all
property belonging to the City and pertaining to the functions thereof.
The Director performs such other duties consistent with the office
as may be required by the Charter, by ordinance of the Council, or as
directed by the Manager.
The Public Service Director reports directly to the City Manager.