Department of Public Services (DPS)
As the Department of Public Services, we pride ourselves on the effective, efficient delivery of quality solid waste collection, snow removal, highway maintenance, fleet services, and architectural maintenance services. We provide many services that have a direct impact on City residents, on visitors and on those who have chosen to conduct business in our City.
Our goal is to provide you with a clean and safe environment in which to live, work and play.
Maraskeshia S. Smith leads a team of five superintendents, overseeing these vital facets of DPS. Ms. Smith strives to run her department as a business, working to make municipal government customer-friendly and oriented. Ms. Smith is a strong believer in the power of community engagement, and she works to make Cincinnati the best municipality to work, live, play and do business in through the enhancement of quality basic services.