Departments > Public Works


Jeff Langhelm, P.E.

(253) 851-6170  


The Public Works Department serves the community of Gig Harbor by providing a safe environment and enhanced quality of life through maintenance and improvements to the public infrastructure.  The Department includes the Engineering Division, Operations Division  (streets, water, parks, stormwater), Wastewater Division (sanitary sewer) and billing of Utilities, serving a population of over 7,500 residents.  Public Works is responsible for a wide variety of infrastructure services to the public.  Primarily, this involves streets, storm drains, potable and wastewater, parks and recreation, and lighthouse maintenance.


Hours of Operation ............. Mon-Fri  |  8 am to 5 pm 


Public Works Staff
Katrina Knutson, AICP (253) 853-8253 Parks Project Administrator
Maureen Whitaker (253) 853-7618  Executive Assistant
Kris Szelmeczka (253) 851-8136 Public Works Clerk 
Heather Stites  (253) 851-6157 Utility Billing Technician