Public Works Department

The  City of Ellis Public Works department oversees recycling, sanitation, water, sewer, streets, building permits, zoning, flood control, water and sewer repairs.  

The department also takes care of the Mount Hope Cemetery, a 15 space campground, swimming pool maintenance and 8 parks within the city limits. 

Public Works employees 9 full time personnel and 1 summer season worker.

Concerns or issues regarding any of these areas should be reported the the Public Works department during regular hours Monday through Friday 8:00 am to - 5:00 pm by calling (785) 726-4741.

Your calls are important and those not answered will go the voice mail for attention later.  See the list of phone numbers below for  more information.

The City Clerk office handles some calls for Public Works, especially during the noon hour.

 During regular business hours if there is an emergency AND you cannot reach Public Works through the numbers at the end of this page, call 785-726-4812. Employees in the City offices can reach employees via two-way radio. 

After hours
emergencies can be handled by calling 785-726-4141 to connect with the Ellis Police Department mobile telephone.
Click on Department for more information:

Building & Inspections  Campground Cemetery Recycle Sanitation Sewer or Wastewater
Swimming Pool Water

Alan Scheuerman, Public Works Director serves as the Building Inspector, Floodplain Managment Official, and Zoning Administrator.
Ellis Public Works
815 Jefferson Street
Ellis, Kansas 67637
Phone: (785) 726-4741
Fax:  (785) 726-4159
Public Works Director Cell: (785) 726-1741