The Department of Public Works (DPW) is responsible for a variety of City services including the collection, transportation and disposal of solid waste; snow removal, plowing and sanding; street sweeping, upkeep and repairs to sidewalks and streets; maintenance of parks; city-wide tree maintenance and planting; anti-graffiti efforts; pavement marking maintenance; signage and traffic signalization; and, storm water system maintenance and drainage repairs. Malden is a Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) community where residents pay for the trash they dispose. It affects persons living in households up to six units. It allows each household to control its volume of trash disposal and encourages recycling. All residents must use official light blue City of Malden trash bags. Under the PAYT program, recyclables and yard waste are collected at no additional cost. (Recyclables are picked up weekly and yard waste collection is on a seasonal schedule).The department also holds hazardous waste recycling days throughout the year.
Green Street Park gets a “Blue and Gold” look with the newly painted basketball courts! Mayor Gary Christenson, Ward 1 City Councilor Peg Crowe and Director of Public Works Bob Knox joined the Malden Neighborhood Basketball League (MNBL) and local neighbors to celebrate the courts’ new look. The revitalization was done with the help of the DPW and was funded by Ward 1 Improvement Funds.
“The basketball courts are used regularly not just by the MNBL, who engage many of our high school students in an organized sport, but by neighborhood youth and families,” said Councilor Crowe. “I...
Continuing the City’s longstanding commitment to providing quality parks, recreation facilities and open space for the use and enjoyment of its residents and youth, adult and school sports programs, Callahan Park, a key recreational asset located in Ward 2, will soon be undergoing a comprehensive renovation. Funded as part of the City’s FY2013 to FY2015 Capital Improvement Plan, Callahan Park will receive a $780,000 investment to improve the park. The improvements will include:
A fully rehabilitated softball field.
A new sodded playing field and skinned...
Roadway Pavement Improvements
The City of Malden through its Department of Public Works and contractor, E. J. Paving Company, Inc. will be completing roadway pavement improvements on Glenwood Street from Washington Street to Beltran Street. Weekend work may occur with prior City Approval.
Construction is scheduled to begin on Glenwood Street starting Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The road will be fully reconstructed which requires that it be closed to all traffic during the process. The normal...
Who do I contact to find out what day my trash is picked up and what is the procedure for pick-up af
Call the Department of Public Works (781) 397-7160 Monday through Friday between 8:00AM-4:00PM. Trash will be picked up one day late after a holiday (example: if your trash day is Thursday, the trash will be picked up Friday; if your trash day is Friday, the trash will be picked up Saturday).
Call Robert Rotondi (781) 322-1112.
Residents who have curbside pick up can put one bulk item out per week per property.
JRM will pick up the Christmas trees on your regular trash day usually the second week of January. Please remove any garland, lights decorations and no plastic bags. If you have any questions please call the DPW at 781-397-7160.
The City picks up recyclables curbside on a weekly basis.
The sewer pipe that connects a building to the City sewer main in the center of the street is the responsibility of the property owner to maintain and repair. That includes the entire length of pipe from the building to the City main in the center of the street, as per City ordinance. A permit must be obtained from the City Engineer's office prior to commencing any relevant work.
At the Department of Public Work, 356 Commercial Street between 8:00AM and 4:00PM. Bring your broken bin to us and we will replace it. Additional bins can be picked up at a cost of $5 each. Recycling stickers can also be obtained at the Department of Public Works.
Contact the Malden Sewer Department at (781) 397-7164. They will inspect the sewer manholes in the center of the street to determine if there is a backup on the City sewer main pipe in the street. If the City sewer main does not have a blockage, the property owner will need to hire a drain cleaning company.
Call the Department of Public Works (781) 397-7160 Monday through Friday between 8:00AM-4:00PM; after 4:00PM please state the problem and leave your name, address and phone number. Someone will return your call. All illegal dumping calls will be forwarded to the solid waste inspector who will inspect the trash and fine the person/property that illegally dumped the trash. (Fine is $300.)
To apply for a curb cut, fill out the online form here http://mygovhelp.info/MALDENMA/_cs/RequestOpen.aspx?rqst=35 or visit the DPW office located at 356 Commercial St.
These items can be brought to the Department of Public Works, 356 Commercial Street Monday through Friday between 8:00AM-4:00PM. There is a charge of $5 per item. The City of Malden also holds recycling days twice a year. Please call the Department of Public Works (781) 397-7160 to find out the next recycling day. This information will also be noted on the City of Malden web site, in the Malden News, the Malden Observer, Malden Advocate and Malden Access Television.
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Residents must purchase a non-refundable $20 white goods sticker at the Department of Public Works, 356 Commercial Street Monday through Friday between 8:00AM – 4:00PM or at the Treasurer’s Office, Malden Government Center, 200 Pleasant Street. A microwave is not a considered a white good and the same may be placed curb side on your regular trash day as a bulk item.
For Yard Waste Pick Up Schedule Click Here or contact the Malden Department of Public Works 781-397-7160 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call the Department of Public Works (781) 397-7160 Monday through Friday between 8:00AM – 4:00PM. Click here for street sweeping schedule. It is also available at the Treasurer’s Office or City Clerk’s Office, Malden Government Center, 200 Pleasant Street. The schedule also runs periodically on MATV and in the local newspapers. Additionally, compliance officers place the schedule on parked cars during the month of April.
Neighborhood sweeping takes place between the hours of 7:30AM and 12:00PM. No on-street parking is allowed on your regularly scheduled sweeping day. Please note...
Call the Department of Public Works (781) 397-7160 Monday through Friday between 8:00AM-4:00PM with the location. Please advise whether the sidewalk is concrete or asphalt.
Call the Department of Public Works (781) 397-7160 Monday through Friday between 8:00AM-4:00PM.
Who do I contact for a permit to occupy the street or sidewalk in regards to excavations and Jackie'
You should contact the street/sidewalk inspector at the Department of Public Works (781) 397-7160 Monday through Friday between 8:00AM-4:00PM. Please note that the following will be required: a certificate of liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000; a dig safe number; and a plan for street and/or sidewalk restoration.
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Call the DPW at (781) 397-7160 Monday through Friday between 8:00AM-4:00PM.
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Call the Department of Public Works (781) 397-7160.