Mission Statement


The City of Wheaton Department of Public Works pledges to practice integrity, tolerance, and respect to enhance the quality of life for the entire community by efficient management of infrastructure and resources through innovation and best practices.


To uphold and accomplish our mission with dignity, humility, and transparency so that the citizens of Wheaton and professional peers view our department as a model for providing premier and industry leading municipal services.



We value our workforce and strive to ensure that they are well trained, well informed, respect our customers and fellow workers, and display commitment and professionalism.

Flexibility & Creativity

We are open to change and seek innovative means to accomplish our mission, vision, and goals.


We practice active listening and encourage diverse points of view.


We are dedicated to being fiscally responsible and transparent in the use of public funds and the delivery of municipal services.


We are obligated to protect the lives, health, and property of our co-workers and the public, without reservation.