Public Works

After Hours Emergency Assistance
Citizens needing emergency assistance for Public Works issues such as Water, Wastewater, Sewer, or Streets not covered during the regular work hours of 7:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m should contact the Police Department at (254) 547-4272 to request after-hours on-call assistance.

Public Works Vision/Mission/Purpose/Values Statement
Our Vision
To be the premier Public Works Department in Central Texas.

Our Mission
The Public Works Department’s mission is to deliver timely customer focused services in an environmentally sound manner while managing the maintenance, delivery, and development of our public infrastructure supporting a desirable way of life for our citizens.

Our Purpose
To provide high-quality, cost-effective municipal public works services.

Our Values
Service- To provide the best possible service to all we serve.
Communication– We listen and respond with clear, compassionate and timely   communication.
Continuous Improvement- We value excellence through planning, learning, and   innovative practices.
Integrity- Our employees are honest, ethical, fair, and responsible.
Teamwork- We achieve results by valuing diversity and partnerships within our   organization and the community.
Stewardship- We are responsible with the resources the community entrusts to us.
Responsive- We react promptly to the needs of others.

About Public Works
Public Works maintains operational control of and provides administrative services to the following departments:

Compost Department
Drainage Department
Fleet Services
Sewer Collection Department
Solid Waste Department
Streets Department
Water Distribution Department
Wastewater Treatment Department

Public Works is located at 1601 North First Street. Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Telephone numbers are (254) 547-0751 or 547-0823.


Scott Osburn
Public Works Director

Public Works
1601 N. First St.
Copperas Cove, TX 76522
Ph: (254) 547-0751 or 0823

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm