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City of Miami Beach
1700 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Phone: 305.673.7000

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Public Works

The Public Works Department is a large, full service organization providing planning, design, construction, maintenance and repair, and operation of City infrastructure, including utility systems and right of ways. The Department is also responsible for the City's cleanliness, and manages the solid waste collection and disposal program.  The Department is represented by a multitude of professional, semi-professional and licensed disciplines working in Administration, Engineering, Water Distribution, Sewer Collection, Stormwater Management, Streets and Street Lighting and Sanitation Divisions. The Public Works Department was designated as an Accredited Public Works Agency by the Greenspace Management American Public works Agency in May 2007 and re-accredited in June 2011. Read More

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Eric Carpenter

Eric T. Carpenter, P.E. is the City of Miami Beach’s Assistant City Manager and Public Works Director responsible for leading the program and a liaison to the policy makers and decision makers. Mr. Carpenter achieved his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Maryland. He is a Florida Licensed Professional Engineer with over 19 years of experience. He has served 10 years as a member of the Board of Directors and is currently the Vice Chairman for the South Florida Branch of the American Public Works Association (APWA). He was awarded the 2010 Government Engineer of the Year Award by the Miami-Dade Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Prior to his appointment as Public Works Director in May of 2013, Mr. Carpenter served as Public Works Director at the City of Doral from February 2006 to May 2013. Prior to Doral, Mr. Carpenter worked in the private sector as an engineering consultant in the environmental, stormwater, and geotechnical fields.