It is our mission to plan, build, operate, maintain and support transportation, parks and cemeteries to sustain natural systems essential to a safe and comfortable life and afterlife in Ipswich. We work with Town employees and residents to ensure that the present and future way of life in Ipswich is consistent with their necessities and desires to want to continue to work and live in Ipswich.
HOLIDAY TRASH PICKUP
Whenever a scheduled collection day falls on a weekday holiday,
that day's collection and all remaining collections for the week will be delayed by one day.
Thursday, December 25 -- Thursday's collection will be on Friday, and Friday's collection will be on Saturday.
Thursday, January 1 -- Thursday's collection will be on Friday, and Friday's collection will be on Saturday.
Monday, January 19 -- ALL collections will be delayed by one day, with pickups beginning on Tuesday.
Jeffrey's Neck Road - Flood Assessment Report
The DPW has recently contracted with CDM Smith to conduct an analysis of the flood impacts to Jeffrey's Neck Road and provide some alternatives analysis for improving the flooding problem on Jeffrey's Neck Road. To view the complete report, please click the following link: Jeffreys Neck Road Flood Assessment
2014 Adopt-an-Island Program Conditions
The adopt-an-island program is managed through the Shade Tree and Beautification Committee with the assistance of the Department of Public Works. For information on Program Conditions for Planting and Maintaining Islands, please click here: Adopt-an-Island Program Conditions for Planting and Maintaining Islands. For a copy of the application to adopt-an-island, please click here: 2014 Adopt an Island Application
DPW Office Information:
The DPW office is located at Town Hall and is open Mondays 8 AM to 7 PM, Tuesdays – Thursdays 8 AM to 4 PM, and Fridays from 8 AM to noon. Town Hall offices are closed on weekends and holidays.