Public Works


October 26: Free leaf compost available for self-loading beginning 10/26/20, Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm. Location: Jim Barnett Park gravel parking lot at the Cork/Bridgeforth entrance.

November 2: Leaf collection season begins in Area 2. More information is available and daily updates will be posted on the Leaf Collection web page.

Reminder: Please do not put glass and plastics containers (rinsed bottles and jugs only) in your recycling bin for curbside collection. Click here for a list of what is and is not accepted.

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Stay Informed

Utilize the following resources to stay informed about various Public Works Services:

Find Your Refuse & Recycling Collection Day

Use the City's online property search program to find the day that your refuse and/or recycling is collected each week. Just enter your address and information about your property will appear on the left, including your refuse and recycling collection days.

Receive Alerts About Refuse & Recycling Collection Changes

Never miss a collection due to holiday schedule changes by signing up for the City's notification system. Create a profile and opt-in (under subscriptions) to receive refuse and recycling collection change alerts via text, phone, email and more. 

Submit a Service Request and Track Progress

Using the City's 3-1-1 system online or the City's mobile app, local residents can submit service requests for a variety of tasks (street light out, pothole, missed refuse/recycling collection, blue recycling bin needed, City tree issue, dead animal in roadway, and more). Create an account to track the progress and receive updates or submit anonymously.

Find Your Leaf Collection Area Number and Get Updates

Discover the leaf collection area number in which your property is located and get daily updates of where crews will be collecting leaves curbside via the Public Works Leaf Collection web page

The Public Works Team places a high value on customer service in the delivery of a variety of services including:

Justin HallJustin Hall
Public Works Division Manager
City Yards
301 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA  22601

(540) 667-1815, ext. 1451
Fax (540) 662-4627


Department Contacts:

Staff Name Title Email Extension
Kelly Feltner Executive Admin. Assistant Email ext. 1438
Michael Neese Refuse & Recycling Manager Email ext. 1452
Chris Staley Refuse & Recycling Crew Supervisor Email ext. 1469
Bobby Clark Streets Crew Supervisor Email ext. 1490
Andrew Dunn Traffic Crew Supervisor Email ext. 1494
Jennifer Jenkins City Arborist Email ext. 1489