About Public Works
The Public Works Department is comprised of approximately 75 individuals dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for Rochester residents and businesses by providing a range of vital services. Services include ensuring access to clean drinking water, managing the treatment and disposal of wastewater, maintaining a safe and efficient transportation system, and maintaining and improving public buildings and grounds. In addition, the Public Works Department provides support to all City departments.
The Department's annual operations and maintenance budget approaches $20 million, which is reflected in the annual budget. Concurrently, the Department oversees roughly 100 capital projects, which also approaches $20 million, aims to improve the availability and quality of drinking water, facilitate compliance with environmental regulations, and enhance transportation infrastructure.
Current Construction Projects
- Click here to learn more about current construction projects, including Colonial Pines Sewer Ext, Rt 202A Water Line Extension, Strafford Square Roundabout, and more.
Americans with Disabilities Act
The City of Rochester is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to citizens with disabilities. The City of Rochester complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding disability discrimination and accommodation. Contact City Services Director and ADA Coordinator Peter Nourse for general inquiries.
|Peter Nourse, P.E.||Director of City Services||603-332-4096|
|Timothy Goldthwaite, P.E.||Assistant City Engineer||603-332-4096|
|Lisa Clark||Deputy Director - Operations||603-332-4096|
|Ken Henderson||Highway & Fleet Supervisor||603-332-4096|
|Michael Riley||Buildings & Grounds Supervisor||(603) 332-4096|
|David Green||Superintendent-Wastewater System||603-335-6942|
|Ian Rohrbacher||Superintendent-Water System||603-335-7610|
|Dan Camara||GIS/Asset Management Coordinator||(603) 332-4096|
|Scott McGlynn||Utilities Supervisor||603-332-4096|
|Alan Dews||Construction Inspector||(603) 332-4096|
|Laura McDormand||Admin & Utility Billing Supervisor||(603) 332-4096|
|Jarrod Norris, P.E.||Assistant City Engineer||(603) 332-4096|