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For Immediate Release:
May 18, 2012
Media Contact:
Gayle Love
loveg@miamidade.gov
305-514-6607

Frank Calderon
fcald@miamidade.gov
305-514-6751

Miami-Dade County Public Works and Waste Management
Department to celebrate National Public Works Week, May 21-25


(MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Florida) – The Miami-Dade County Public Works and Waste Management Department (PWWM) will celebrate National Public Works Week this May 21 through May 25.  National Public Works Week was instituted by the American Public Works Association in 1960 to create public awareness of the importance of public works in community life.

In Miami-Dade County, the PWWM is responsible for the community’s roadways and bridges; storm drainage; mosquito control; traffic signals, signs and control; canal maintenance; and solid waste collection, disposal and recycling.  “The mobility, health, safety, comfort and prosperity of our County depends on these vital facilities and services,” said Kathleen Woods-Richardson, Director of the PWWM.

The PWWM will host a display of public works services on Wednesday, May 23 in the lobby of the Stephen P. Clark Center Building in downtown Miami.  PWWM employees will be on hand from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to answer any questions residents may have regarding public works services.

Who:
Miami-Dade County Public Works and Waste Management Department
What:
National Public Works Week
When:
May 23, 2012, 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Where:
Lobby of the Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW 1st Street, Miami