Public Works is responsible for:

  • Grass cutting at Columbia Central Jr. High School, Eastview School and Parkview School
  • Fire hydrant flushing  in spring & summer
  • Maintenance of five Village parks & park buildings
  • Maintenance of Village buildings, grounds & vehicles
  • Mosquito Abatement
  • Parkway tree trimming & care
  • Sanitary & storm sewer maintenance
  • Sidewalks
  • Snow & ice removal on village streets
  • Street sign maintenance
  • Village road maintenance
  • Village water system operation and maintenance

Public Works is not responsible for:

  • Basement Flooding
  • Removing snow on private driveways
  • Trees on private property
  • Garbage pickup
  • Dead animals on private property

Snow Plowing
The Steger Public Works Department is responsible for plowing village roads. Public Works crews work around the clock to clear the streets. Streets are plowed & salted by priority: Main streets, Secondary Streets, Cul-De-Sacs

Chicago Road (Route 1) is a State Road that is maintained, plowed and salted by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).

Steger Road is a County Line Road that is maintained, plowed and salted by both the Cook County Highway Department & the Will County Highway Department.