The Hooksett Department of Public Works consists of the Divisions of Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Maintenance, Highway, Recycling & Transfer, and Community Development.
Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Maintenance
Responsible for taking care of the landscaping of town owned property, oversees the Community Garden, oversees the town's Fun In The Sun Day Camp Program, and scheduling usage for the town's gym, which is located at Town Hall. Cemetery Maintenance is also handled by this Division. This is a joint responsibility between three different entities; Community Development processes the Deeds; Parks & Recreation processes the Grave Opening Requests, digs and backfills the graves, and performs the landscaping; and the Cemetery Commission sells the lots. Fee Schedule
Responsible for road maintenance, drainage, catch basins, ditching, brush cutting, sweeping, plowing, sanding/salting, culvert pipe installation, public safety signage, and issuing of roadway excavation permits. Also handled by this Division is Fleet Maintenance, and is also responsible for all the interior and exterior maintenance of all Town buildings and properties.
To report street lights that are out, please contact the DPW at (603) 668-8019. Please provide the pole number or give the address where the street light is located. Also, you may enter this information, or any other concerns you may have, under the section entitled Send Us Comments. Thank you!