Public Works


Public Works Department: Bob Cochran - Interim Public Works Director


Bob can be contacted by email at 

What are the Director's responsiblities?

Responsible to plan, direct, manage and oversee the operations and management of the Public Works Department which includes street construction & maintenance, storm utility development, water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection, facility & equipment maintenance and serve as liaison to three private contractors responsible for the operations of the wastewater treatmentplant, solid waste disposal services and civil engineering. Responsible for the financial management of the Public Works Division.

Make inspections to insure compliance with the city development standards; evaluate and update existing construction codes; read and interpret plans and technical documents.

Oversee outside contractors; evaluate work of the employees and contractors of the public works department; supervise the design, construction and maintenance of water, sewer, street, storm drainage, sanitation and building facilities; develop policies and procedures for the department; approve purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, vehicles, etc.; coordinate work of the divisions of the departments; monitor various projects; enforce department rules and regulations; supervise the selection, training and discipline of department personnel.

Prepare reports and documents for state, local, and federal regulatory agencies to insure compliance with the laws and regulations.

Present information in public meetings to City Council and general public; handle customer complaints and claims in a professional and courteous manner.

Helpful Links:

Advisory Board Volunteer Applications
If you are interested in serving on an advisory board please click on the link for the volunteer application. Please turn it in at City Hall.  Volunteer Application

Recycle Bins 10-19-16

Volunteer Fire Dept. Contribution Program Form

Burk Boys & Girls Club Volunteer Contribution Form

Open Carry Laws effective January 1, 2016

Open Carry Chart

Board of Commissioner Meetings
The City of Burkburnett Board of Commissioners meet at 7:00 pm on the third Monday of each month.