Commissioner Erin Chute Gallentine announces that the Brookline Department of Public Works is marking National Public Works Week by hosting an open house next week.
The open house will take place on Thursday, May 25, from 12:30-5 p.m. at the Municipal Service Center, 870 Hammond St. On-site parking will be available, and the event will be held rain or shine.
National Public Works Week is an opportunity to recognize the dedicated and talented public works employees who design, build, operate, and maintain the transportation systems, water supply, sanitary sewer, fleet, refuse disposal systems, parks and open space, urban forest, and other critical infrastructure while preserving and protecting our environment.
The family-friendly event will have a variety of exhibits and shows, including a recycling-themed magic show and a stormwater model.
Attendees will have the opportunity to explore the sign and street light shop and the welding shop. DPW staff will demonstrate the wide range of responsibilities they fulfill throughout the community, including tree trimming, water pipe inspection and catch basin cleaning.
"Brookline DPW provides the foundation for a sustainable, inclusive, connected, vibrant, safe and livable community," Commissioner Gallentine said. "The men and women of this Department proudly provide the core services that help the Town run every day and we're all excited to share this work with Brookline residents of all ages."
For more information about the open house, contact [email protected]