About Us

The mission of Public Works is to safely, efficiently, and professionally enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Bowling Green.

Our department provides:

  • effective street maintenance
  • traffic control
  • environmentally responsible drainage
  • landfill management
  • professional engineering
  • accessible, secure, and properly maintained buildings
  • efficient fleet management of all vehicles and equipment


There are six divisions within the Department of Public Works:

Public Works - Andy Souza
Andy Souza
Public Works Director
Public Works - Melissa Cansler
Melissa Cansler
City Engineer
Public Works - Ryan Johnson
Ryan Johnson
Operations Manager
Public Works - Denise Gilland
Denise Gilland
Fleet Manager
Public Works - David Hehner
David Hehner
Facilities Manager
Public Works - Matt Powell
Matt Powell
Environmental Manager
To get a full view of our department, you may refer to our Employee Organizational Chart
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