Public Works Department
The Town of Cramerton Public Works Department provides a variety of infrastructure-related services. Among these are the maintenance of roads, sidewalks, curb and gutter, street signs, pavement markings, trees, buildings and related facilities that are used every day by the citizens of Cramerton.
The main function of the public works department is the collection of residential bulk item solid waste, white goods, yard waste, tree limbs, and trimmings. This department also keeps the streets clean by picking up papers, weedeating, and cleaning. Other activities include repairing and replacing street and traffic signs, planting trees and shrubs in designated areas, and leaf collection. Please refer to the collection schedule for pick-up dates.
The public works department has four full time employees with a combined total of thirty-eight years of experience. Every staff member of the public works department maintains a commercial drivers license, cpr/first aid certification, defensive driving certification, traffic flagging certification, and bucket truck operation certification.
Public Works Director – Rodney Baker
Rodney Baker has been in local government for 21 years. He spent the first five years of his career with the City of Belmont where he learned to operate backhoes, tractors, and obtained a Class B CDL license. Rodney came to work for the Town of Cramerton in December 1996 and was made a supervisor in 1999.
Rodney Baker was on born May 13, 1968 at Gaston Memorial Hospital and was raised in Belmont, NC by his mother Carol Baker of Lancaster, SC and late stepfather Gary Cason of Belmont, NC. He has three brothers and one sister; Timmy, Kenny, David and Elaine.
His hobbies include billiards, golf, fishing, and going to flea markets Rodney is a member of the Belmont Moose Lodge, Sons of the American Legion, and Super Raiders Club where he works hard to support local communities and charities.
Please direct any service-related questions or comments to Mr. Rodney Baker at 704-718-8006.
Crew Member – Terry Dorn
Crew Member – Brian Huber
Crew Member – David Pearson
Crew Member – Cameron Smith
The public works department maintains a fleet of nine vehicles including a trash truck, a bucket truck, a leaf truck, and two dump trucks. The public works department also operates and maintains several utility vehicles including two tractors, a backhoe, and a leaf vac truck.
Stormwater Maintenance and Repair
The public works department is charged with cleaning and repairing storm drainage systems throughout the Town of Cramerton.
The public works department works to improve the aesthetic quality of Town streets and replace damaged or stolen street signs.
Storm Debris Removal
In addition to regularly picking up curbside yard waste, the public works department cuts and removes fallen trees, branches, and limbs as a result of storm damage from any town maintained streets.
2018/2019 Recycling Calendar
Acceptable recycling include:
Flattened cardboard (no larger than 2 x 2 squares), Magazines,
Office/Copy Paper, Brown Paper Bags, Newspaper, Paperboard (cereal boxes, etc.),
Paper dairy and juice containers, Junk Mail, Phone Books,
Plastic Bottles (#1 – #7), Glass Bottles and jars, Aluminum cans,
foil and baking tins, Tin or steel cans.
The Town of Cramerton, through our contract with Waste Management, provides one garbage and one recycling receptacle per household. Additional receptacles must be contracted through Waste Management at 800-273-0438. If you have a damaged receptacle, please contact Town Hall at 704-824-4337.
GARBAGE PICK UP SCHEDULE BY WASTE MANAGEMENT
(Recycling is every other week – see recycling calendar)
Wednesday: Lineberger Place, Tomshir Estates, Stuarts Landing, Villages at Cramerton Mills, and Newport Landing area
Thursday: Cramerton Village, Lakewood, and Timberlake area
Friday: Old Course, Cramer Mountain, Riverside, Baltimore, Old Town, New Town, and Town Center area