As a part of the City of Elmira in New York, the Department of Public Service offers fleet maintenance, snow removal, and sanitation and garbage collection services. The department has an engineering division that provides topographic and property survey information, as well as prepares construction documents. It also offers specification writing, bid evaluation, and construction administration and inspection services. The Department of Public Service operates various landfill and shredder stations for the disposal of household waste items. The department provides road and traffic advisory services. It offers maintenance and repair solutions for traffic signals and street signs. The department prepares construction layouts and conducts bridge and utility inspections. It undertakes traffic signal and college avenue projects. The department maintains Hathorn Park, which features a water sprinkler, pavilion and playground equipment for children between the ages of 4 and 12.