Department of Public Works

The Public Works Department is comprised of four (4) Motor Equipment Operators, four (4) Laborers and one (1) Maintenance Mechanic.

The Department of Public Works employs a total of ten people to perform the functions of maintaining and operating the Village of Pelham’s public infrastructure, and ensuring the smooth operation and transportation necessary to serve the village residents, visitors and other functions of the Village.  These duties of the department include the following:

  • Maintain and provide services (snow and ice control, curbside leaf pickup, street sweeping, storm cleanup, etc.) to the .9 square mile that is the Village of Pelham
  • Maintain and repair 19.5 miles of streets (39 lane-miles)
  • Maintain and upkeep all public parking lots, public parks and greenspace, and public sidewalks along village-owned land, including snow and ice removal
  • Maintain, repair and service approximately 535 public parking meters
  • Maintain and upkeep the Sanitary Sewer System for household and business sewage
  • Maintain and upkeep the Storm Sewer System, including catch basins, for the conveyance and storage of snow and rain runoff
  • Maintain and upkeep Street and Traffic Lights at 28 locations
  • Maintain and replace trees in the Village’s Rights-of-Way
  • Provide maintenance, repair, service and fuel to the Village’s fleet of 32 vehicles, including Police, Fire, Public Works and Administration
  • Operate, maintain and repair street equipment

The Street Department/DPW does NOT collect trash and recyclables.  Trash and Recyclable collection is collected under private contract between the Village and Waste Services they can be reached out 914-410-9080 or you can email