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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

Public Works Department’s Mission Statement:
We are a multi-disciplined department comprised of Operations, Engineering, Sanitation, and Greenspace Management divisions. Together, these divisions ensure the technologically advanced design, maintenance, functionality, delivery, and cleanliness of the City’s water services and resources, roadways and greenways.

We place the utmost importance in valuing our employees and ensuring all are trained to be the most reliable, knowledgeable, environmentally-conscientious and solutions-oriented professionals who   provide for the City’s stakeholder needs and concerns in an efficient and socially-responsible manner to foster a better, safer, and healthier community for all to live, work, and play.

Public Works Department’s Vision Statement:
To be the most proactive, innovative, and dependable network of highly knowledgeable professionals who are skilled in providing stakeholders optimal service and solutions to our community’s most pressing infrastructure and environmental needs.

 

*The City of Miami Beach's Public Works Department  was designated as an Accredited Public Works Agency by the American Public Works Association in May 2007 and re-accredited in June 2011.*

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Roy Coley

Roy Coley is the Director of Public Works for the City of Miami Beach, where he directs 366 employees in four divisions: Infrastructure, Sanitation, Engineering, and Greenspace on a $152.8 million annual budget. Since joining the City of Miami Beach in 2015, first as Infrastructure Division Director and then simultaneously as Assistant Public Works Director, Mr. Coley has been a transformational and innovative leader who has continuously applied his more than 20 years of experience and six certifications in water resources treatment and management to best serve all City of Miami Beach stakeholders. His most notable accomplishments include developing a strategy to use temporary pumps in response to historic King Tides in low-lying areas throughout the City of Miami Beach and implementing an employee incentive plan that resulted in over 32 licensed and certified staff in the water, wastewater, and stormwater fields. Prior to joining the City of Miami Beach, Roy served as the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority’s Manager of Operations for 10 years. He was responsible for implementing the U.S. Navy’s first water utility privatization and pioneering a new water quality management technique for the drinking water systems that was published by the American Water Works Association. He also served as Falkville, Alabama’s Utilities Superintendent for nine years.  Roy earned his Master’s in Business Administration from Saint Leo University and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership summa cum laude from St. Thomas University.