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"The foundation of public works is our employees. Public work employees provide service to our customers 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year. 

Our operational teams are ensuring the public health and safety of the community by maintaining the streets, airport, fleet, drinking water systems, irrigation system and the wastewater systems.

 Nampa Public works has developed a workforce culture that encourages customer service, safety, innovative ideas, teamwork, and are collaborative and constructive. The team is highly productive and delivers on important goals for community resiliency: safety, infrastructure and economic opportunities. " 

Divisions within the Public Works Department coordinate major construction and maintenance projects. The City is divided in seven zones with a set schedule delineating what work will be done in a particular zone each year. The Asset Management Program Schedule provides more detail on how Public Works activities are coordinated.


Provide leadership in the sustainable development of public works infrastructure for Nampa’s future.


A department in concert providing quality professional service, efficient transportation and cost effective utilities in harmony with stakeholders for the betterment of the City of Nampa and its citizens.


In pursuit of this mission and vision, the Public Works Department is organized into several divisions:

  • Airport Division | The Nampa Municipal Airport has the most fixed-based aircraft in the state.
  • Engineering Division | The Engineering Division is involved in the evaluation, designs, and construction of the City’s infrastructure.
  • Fleet Services Division | The Fleet Services Division keeps all City vehicles and motorized equipment running smoothly.
  • Environmental Compliance Division | The Environmental Compliance Division helps to reduce pollution and keeps the drainage system working properly.
  • Street Division | The Street Division is responsible for the maintenance of 369 miles of City streets.
  • Traffic Division  | The Traffic Division is responsible for the maintenance of 70 traffic signals, 70 school warning signals, over 5,000 street lights and nearly 15,000 signs. 
  • Wastewater Division | The Wastewater Division maintains 354 miles of sewer lines and operates the second largest treatment facility in the state.
  • Waterworks Division | The Waterworks Division operates the largest municipal water and irrigation systems in the state.
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