Austin Public Works Department offers a variety of services, including architectural, engineering, surveying, professional and construction. Located in Austin, Texas, the department is operated by city of Austin. Austin city has various other departments, including transportation, planning and sustainability, parks and recreation, fire, housing, employment, water and development. The departments Austin city offer a variety of services, including animal adoptions, computing crime statistics, preparing crime and death records, and providing election and budget information. Its services also include preparation of annual financial reports and council transcripts. Its Web site offers various documents and public record access. The Web page offers access to public records found in the office of the city clerk, including municipal election documents, council-approved records, and municipal and utility district credentials.