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

Hero Image

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, Greenspace Management, and Sanitation Divisions. The Public Works Department was designated as an Accredited Public Works Agency by the American Public Works Agency in May 2007 and re-accredited in June 2011. Read More

department icon

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.