Public Works Department


City Curbside Recycling Services are stopped until further notice. You may deposit recycling at our 24 hour drop off site located at the corner of 15th Avenue West and 20th Street South

 For more information about COVID-19 please see the following resources:

CDC Fact Sheet:…/201…/downloads/2019-ncov-factsheet.pdf

MDH Guidance:…/coronavirus/index.html

This is an ever changing protocol. We will continue to take any necessary steps recommended by the CDC and MN. Wash your hands, cover your coughs and keep practicing social distancing.

For Sewer Emergencies After Hours, Please Call (218) 748-6600 and leave a message.
An employee of the Public Works Sewer Crew will get back to you shortly.



City Garage
1901 13th Avenue South
Virginia MN 55792


(218) 748-7515


(218) 749-9662

Public Works Hours:  

7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Monday - Friday


Purposes and Functions of the Public Works Department

Maintain streets, alleys, and curb repairs.
    • plow, sand and remove snow
    • paint traffic control aids
    • remove and replace signage
Maintain storm and sanitary sewers.

Schedule garbage and recycling pickups

Deliver dumpsters to residents and businesses

keep public informed on changes in schedules

Perform maintenance on entire City fleet vehicles and equipment (Police, Fire, Park & Rec., Public Works, and Public Utilities)

use the links to the Left to obtain further information on garbage, recycling, and pick up schedules.

If you have any questions about steam, electricity, natural gas or water, please contact the Department of Public Utilities at (218) 748-7540 or