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.
Monday, January 19 -- ALL collections will be delayed by one day, with pickups beginning on Tuesday.
STYROFOAM AND ELECTRONICS SPECIAL COLLECTION -- FEBRUARY 7, 2015
The Ipswich Recycling Advisory Committee is having a special collection for Styrofoam and Electronics on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at Ipswich Middle School from 9 AM to noon.
Styrofoam dropoff is free, and there is a fee for electronics dropoff. A percentage of the proceeds will go to Ipswich Middle School.
Linebrook Road Project Update
The DPW's project consultant presented to the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday January 20, 2015 at 6 p.m. on the project status. To view a copy of the powerpoint presentation that was presented click the following link: Board of Selectmen Linebrook Road Presentation 1-20-15
Annual Winter Ipswich Recycling Event
The Ipswich Recycling Advisory Committee is hosting the annual winter recycling event Saturday February 7, 2015 from 9 am until 12 p.m. The event will be held at the Ipswich Middle School rain, snow or shine. For more information regarding the event please click the following link: Winter Recycling Event 2-7-2015
Jeffrey's Neck Road - Watermain Replacement Project Update
The Water Department has released a project update notice, please click the following link to view: Jeffreys Neck Road Project Update Notice 12-18-14. For questions regarding the project please contact the Water Department at 978-356-6635.
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.