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Public Works

Public Works Administration

Jeff Harrington, P.E.
Public Works Director
jharrington@astoria.or.us  
503-338-5177
 

Sarah Hammond
Administrative Assistant
shammond@astoria.or.us  
503-338-5177

Engineering

Nathan Crater, P.E.
City Engineer
ncrater@astoria.or.us  
503-338-5173


Seyrra Croy
Administrative Assistant
scroy@astoria.or.us 
503-338-5173


Cindy Moore, P.E.
Assistant City Engineer
cmoore@astoria.or.us  
503-338-5173

John Edwards 
Engineering Designer 
jedwards@astoria.or.us  
503-338-5173
 

Steve Ruggles 
Senior Engineering Technician 
sruggles@astoria.or.us
503-338-5173

Shelley Kirby 
Senior GIS Specialist
skirby@astoria.or.us 
503-338-5173

Operations

Jim Hatcher
Public Works Superintendent
jhatcher@astoria.or.us  
503-325-3524


Ole Gifford
Public Works Assistant Superintendent
ogifford@astoria.or.us 
503-325-3524


Stacy Sundquist
Administrative Assistant
ssundquist@astoria.or.us  
503-325-3524

Public Works, Cindy MooreThe Public Works Department is the largest department within the City of Astoria. Major areas of responsibility include: Water Treatment and Distribution: Waste water Collection and Treatment; Street Maintenance; Engineering Services; Sanitation; Fleet Maintenance for all City Vehicles; Forestry Management; City Facility Maintenance; Railroad Maintenance; and Mapping with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). 


The Public Works Department is actively involved in a wide range of current and future capital improvements ranging from water, sewer, streets, storm water projects, to overseeing construction management and participating in the land development review process.

The Public Works Department provides staff support to the Traffic Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC)

HOW TO CONTACT US:

  • Contact Public Works Administration by phone at: (503) 338-5177
  • Contact Public Works Engineering by phone at: (503) 338-5173
  • Fax us at: (503) 338-6538
  • For after-hour emergencies, call (503) 325-4411
  • E-mail us at:  shammond@astoria.or.us
  • Mail your inquiries to:
    Public Works Department
    Astoria City Hall
    1095 Duane Street
    Astoria, OR 97103

ADMINISTRATION
Astoria Public Works Department Administration oversees all aspects of the Public Works Operations and Engineering Divisions. This includes management of the operations and maintenance of City streets, the City’s water and sewer systems, and major public works improvement projects. In addition, Administration is responsible for Public Works Department interaction with City Council; City property use transactions; grant and loan funding for major projects; City facilities maintenance; rail infrastructure; and overall management of the Public Works Department’s budget.

Public Works Administration/Engineering offices are open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  

Public Works Operations/Shops is located at 550 30th Street.
Jim Hatcher, PW Superintendent, can be contacted by phone at (503) 325-3524 or by Fax at (503) 325-3550. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 5555 Lagoon Road. Danny Evans, Wastewater Treatment Supervisor, and Steve Meadows, Wastewater Treatment Operator, may be contacted by phone at (503) 325-2267.

Water Quality issues can be addressed by contacting Eric Bufkin, Water Quality Supervisor at (503) 325-3524.

The Watershed Reservoir, Watershed Headworks, and Nate Bartlett, Water Source Operator, can be contacted by phone at (503) 458-6400.