Public Works

The goal of Public Works is to ensure planning, construction and maintenance of a safe, reliable, and efficient infrastructure including roads, drainage ditches and public buildings. Enhance public safety through the design and maintenance throughout the city of Harlingen., always minimizing risks and responding effectively to community requests. Public Works is always committed to contributing to the health of the community by managing waste effectively and promoting well-being of our residents. 

Mission StatementTo be a department that enhances the wellbeing of our community through the thoughtful planning of complex challenges within Public Works, ensuring the seamless delivery of essential services to the community. Committed to transparency, collaboration, and innovation, we strive to meet the evolving needs of our community while upholding the highest standards of integrity and environmental stewardship. 

Ruth Trevino
Assistant Public Works Director
Office Phone #: (956) 216-5300
E -Mail Address:

Tanya Lugo
Administrative Manager
Office Phone #: (956) 216-5304
E -Mail Address: