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Department of Public Works
725 Old Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

The Department of Public Works includes an administration division and an operations division.

The DepartmentMore of Public Works' administration division is comprised of town employees that manage key areas of Public Works, including engineering, roads, stormwater drainage systems, parks, beaches, marinas, public buildings, the wastewater treatment plant and sewer collection systems. These employees carry out the policies and objectives of town boards and commissions to protect the town's investment in its infrastructure.

The Department of Public Works' operations division consists of field employees that work to protect the town's infrastructure and provide services to the community, including maintenance of town buildings, parks, athletic fields, beaches, streets and highways, flood control structures, municipal and commuter parking lots, stormwater drainage systems and South Benson Marina; building operations; repairs and service to the town's fleet of vehicles, trucks and construction equipment; yard and tree waste disposal; leaf collection; recycling; urban forestry; set up and take down of Christmas decorations and decorations for town ceremonies on the 4th of July, Memorial Day and Veterans Day; set up for community events that include Fairfield Day, youth events, marathons, volleyball tournaments and Concerts on the Green; set up of voting machines during elections; and construction and rehabilitation of streets, storm drains, seawalls, athletic fields, sidewalks, recreation facilities, flood control structures, buildings, offices and historic structures.

The 2009-10 budget for the Department of Public Works' administration division is $577,245. The 2009-10 budget for the Department of Public Works' operations division is $12.5 million.

The Department of Public Works' administration office is in the Honorable John J. Sullivan Independence Hall, 725 Old Post Road.

Fire Station 3
400 Jackman Ave, Fairfield, CT 06825

Fire Station 3 at 400 Jackman Ave. is one of five fire stations in town and is also home to the StratfieldMore Volunteer Fire Department. Fire Station 3 is staffed by three career firefighters at any one time and includes an engine company of the Fairfield Fire Department and the department's hazardous materials and foam units.

The Fairfield Fire Department provides emergency services to citizens, businesses and industries in the town of Fairfield and fire safety education, inspection and investigative services for code enforcement. The Fire Department also determines the origin and cause of fires and is designated by the state Department of Emergency Medical Services as first responders to all medical emergencies within the town.

In 2009, Fairfield firefighters responded to 8,946 calls for help throughout Fairfield's 30 square miles.

The Fairfield Fire Department is a founding member of the Fairfield County Hazardous Materials Response Team, and firefighters also are trained for specialized rescue operations. Their non-emergency work includes smoke detector surveys, fire safety education at public and private schools, fire inspections, pre-fire planning, OSHA-mandated training of firefighters, police officers, public works' employees and school maintenance staff, and training related to homeland defense missions.

The Fire Department employs 97 people full-time, including a fire chief, deputy fire chief, two fire marshals, a fire inspector, a training director, four assistant fire chiefs, 20 fire lieutenants, 64 firefighters, a master mechanic, mechanic and secretary. The department also employs a part-time secretary, part-time training center assistant and part-time clerk in the Fire Marshal's office.

The Fire Department's budget in 2009-10 is $12.2 million.

Engineering Department
725 Old Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

The Engineering Department, which is a division of the Department of Public Works but has its own budget, preparesMore drawings and survey layouts for town-built drainage systems, road alignment and widening projects, sidewalk installation, parking lots, handicapped ramps, sports fields and bridges. It also prepares architectural plans for the renovation of some town buildings, and, for work performed by contract, the department designs plans, drawings and documents for bidding purposes.

The Engineering Department also maintains and updates maps and drawings of road and drainage systems, subdivision layouts and grading plans, bridges, historic districts and voting districts, town buildings, the official town street map, public parks and miscellaneous projects.

The Engineering Department also prepares easement and legal descriptions for storm sewers and sanitary sewer lines that are designed in-house, and it provides assistance to other town departments that includes surveys, benchmarks, elevations, town property lines, the design of sports fields, school bus loops and driveways, minor building renovations, grading, drainage, sieve analysis, traffic analysis, cost estimates and technical assistance related to grants and permits for town departments.

The Engineering Department's budget in 2009-10 is $724,267.

The Engineering Department is located on the first floor of the Honorable John J. Sullivan Independence Hall, 725 Old Post Road.

The Town Engineer is William Hurley.

Fire Station 4
69 Main St, Southport, CT 06890

Fire Station 4 at 69 Main St. is one of five fire stations in town and is also home to the Southport VolunteerMore Fire Department. Three career firefighters are at Fire Station 4 at any one time.

The Fairfield Fire Department provides emergency services to citizens, businesses and industries in the town of Fairfield and fire safety education, inspection and investigative services for code enforcement. The Fire Department also determines the origin and cause of fires and is designated by the state Department of Emergency Medical Services as first responders to all medical emergencies within the town.

In 2009, Fairfield firefighters responded to 8,946 calls for help throughout Fairfield's 30 square miles.

The Fairfield Fire Department is a founding member of the Fairfield County Hazardous Materials Response Team, and firefighters also are trained for specialized rescue operations. Their non-emergency work includes smoke detector surveys, fire safety education at public and private schools, fire inspections, pre-fire planning, OSHA-mandated training of firefighters, police officers, public works' employees and school maintenance staff, and training related to homeland defense missions.

The Fire Department employs 97 people full-time, including a fire chief, deputy fire chief, two fire marshals, a fire inspector, a training director, four assistant fire chiefs, 20 fire lieutenants, 64 firefighters, a master mechanic, mechanic and secretary. The department also employs a part-time secretary, part-time training center assistant and part-time clerk in the Fire Marshal's office.

The Fire Department's budget in 2009-10 is $12.2 million.

Fire Station 1
140 Reef Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

Fire Station 1 at 140 Reef Road is where the Fire Department's main offices are located and is one of five fireMore stations in town. Five firefighters are at Fire Station 1 at any one time and the station is home to two fire trucks - an engine company and a rescue company.

The Fairfield Fire Department provides emergency services to citizens, businesses and industries in the town of Fairfield and fire safety education, inspection and investigative services for code enforcement. The Fire Department also determines the origin and cause of fires and is designated by the state Department of Emergency Medical Services as first responders to all medical emergencies within the town.

In 2009, Fairfield firefighters responded to 8,946 calls for help throughout Fairfield's 30 square miles.

The Fairfield Fire Department is a founding member of the Fairfield County Hazardous Materials Response Team, and firefighters also are trained for specialized rescue operations. Their non-emergency work includes smoke detector surveys, fire safety education at public and private schools, fire inspections, pre-fire planning, OSHA-mandated training of firefighters, police officers, public works' employees and school maintenance staff, and training related to homeland defense missions.

The Fire Department employs 97 people full-time, including a fire chief, deputy fire chief, two fire marshals, a fire inspector, a training director, four assistant fire chiefs, 20 fire lieutenants, 64 firefighters, a master mechanic, mechanic and secretary. The department also employs a part-time secretary, part-time training center assistant and part-time clerk in the Fire Marshal's office.

The Fire Department's budget in 2009-10 is $12.2 million.

Fire Station 2
600 Jennings Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

Fire Station 2 at 600 Jennings Road is one of five fire stations in town. The fire station, which includes anMore engine company, ladder company and shift commander's vehicle, is staffed with eight firefighters at any given time. Fire Station 2 also is home of the Fire Department's Emergency Operations Center.

The Fairfield Fire Department provides emergency services to citizens, businesses and industries in the town of Fairfield and fire safety education, inspection and investigative services for code enforcement. The Fire Department also determines the origin and cause of fires and is designated by the state Department of Emergency Medical Services as first responders to all medical emergencies within the town.

In 2009, Fairfield firefighters responded to 8,946 calls for help throughout Fairfield's 30 square miles.

The Fairfield Fire Department is a founding member of the Fairfield County Hazardous Materials Response Team, and firefighters also are trained for specialized rescue operations. Their non-emergency work includes smoke detector surveys, fire safety education at public and private schools, fire inspections, pre-fire planning, OSHA-mandated training of firefighters, police officers, public works' employees and school maintenance staff, and training related to homeland defense missions.

The Fire Department employs 97 people full-time, including a fire chief, deputy fire chief, two fire marshals, a fire inspector, a training director, four assistant fire chiefs, 20 fire lieutenants, 64 firefighters, a master mechanic, mechanic and secretary. The department also employs a part-time secretary, part-time training center assistant and part-time clerk in the Fire Marshal's office.

The Fire Department's budget in 2009-10 is $12.2 million.

Fire Station 5
3965 Congress St, Fairfield, CT 06824

Fire Station 5 at 3965 Congress St. is one of five fire stations in town. Three firefighters are at Station 5 atMore any one time.

The Fairfield Fire Department provides emergency services to citizens, businesses and industries in the town of Fairfield and fire safety education, inspection and investigative services for code enforcement. The Fire Department also determines the origin and cause of fires and is designated by the state Department of Emergency Medical Services as first responders to all medical emergencies within the town.

In 2009, Fairfield firefighters responded to 8,946 calls for help throughout Fairfield's 30 square miles.

The Fairfield Fire Department is a founding member of the Fairfield County Hazardous Materials Response Team, and firefighters also are trained for specialized rescue operations. Their non-emergency work includes smoke detector surveys, fire safety education at public and private schools, fire inspections, pre-fire planning, OSHA-mandated training of firefighters, police officers, public works' employees and school maintenance staff, and training related to homeland defense missions.

The Fire Department employs 97 people full-time, including a fire chief, deputy fire chief, two fire marshals, a fire inspector, a training director, four assistant fire chiefs, 20 fire lieutenants, 64 firefighters, a master mechanic, mechanic and secretary. The department also employs a part-time secretary, part-time training center assistant and part-time clerk in the Fire Marshal's office.

The Fire Department's budget in 2009-10 is $12.2 million.

Ye Yacht Yard
985 Harbor Rd, Southport, CT 06890

Ye Yacht Yard is a small marina located by the mouth of Southport Harbor.

Ye Yacht Yard has slips for 65 boatsMore and the maximum boat size permitted is 14 feet. The cost to lease a slip for the season is $12 a foot, and the waiting list for a slip is three years.

Ye Yacht Yard is overseen by the town Department of Public Works, and the small marina is located at 985 Harbor Road in the Southport section of town.

A beach sticker is needed to park in Ye Yacht Yard from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.