The city works together with other public agencies to provide the community with a safe environment, affordable housing, quality education and ever increasing opportunities for business and industry.
The community offers a variety of recreational, cultural, multicultural and educational opportunities for pre-schoolers to seniors, with excellent schools, a Teen Center, the Frontier Senior Center, Library, concert stage in beautiful Anderson River Park. Anderson is also the home of the Shasta District Fair.
The Public Works Department builds and maintains the infrastructure necessary in our daily lives, and provides a variety of services to the residents of Anderson.
The Department consists of three divisions, 1) the Engineering & Administration Division, 2) the Streets Division, which includes, Storm Drains, Landscape and Lighting, and Water Systems, 3) the Wastewater Division.
The various Divisions of the Department perform Construction and Maintenance of Streets, Sidewalks, Storm Drains, Traffic Signs, Landscaping, and a Water System that delivers 2 million gallons of quality drinking water daily to City residents. The Department includes the Wastewater Collection and Treatment Division which treats both industrial and residential waste, and a Building Division to ensures public safety in the buildings we live, work, and shop in.
Fleet maintenance maintains 94 pieces of equipment including; 18 sedans, 16 light/heavy pick-ups, 4 heavy dump trucks and 29 other light to heavy pieces of equipment and machinery. Duties also include; purchasing vehicles, reports, inventory, order supplies and monitoring contract work.