Public Works Department
The Public Works Administration Division offers assistance to other City Departments and private developers. This division provides assistance to private developers and engineers to promote private developments and comply with City requirements and ordinances. Staff also reviews all subdivision requests in order to ensure proper sizing and design with city standards. The department also contracts with private firms for surveying services as needed. Staff also acquires right-of-way for approved projects and responds’ to citizen complaints pertaining to Public Works and garbage collection accounts.

Public Works Department
404 South 54th Street
PO Box 2207
Harlingen, Texas  78550
Office: (956) 216-5300
Fax: (956) 423-2113

Mission Statement
Continue providing assistance to other departments, engineers and contractors in the development of public or private projects to ensure compliance with city requirements. Provide assistance to the general public in matters relating to street ROW, paving construction, lot size, etc. Handle complaints pertaining to Public Works in an expedient
manner. Continue to update all accounts pertaining to collection and disposal of garbage.

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Dan Serna, Public Works Director
Dan Serna, Assistant City Manager
Office Phone #: (956) 216-5301

E-Mail Address:

Historical Information:
over 17 years as City of Harlingen, Public Works/Public Buildings Director

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