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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - City Council Meeting


The City of University Park has activated a critical services model beginning Tuesday, March 24 due to COVID-19. All essential public safety services are continuing to operate without disruption. The 911 Dispatch Center located at City Hall also continues to take walk-in traffic 24 hours a day.

Please take note of the following operational impacts for Public Works:

  • Garbage and recycling continue to be collected on regularly scheduled days
  • Place all trash in plastic bags to help limit exposure of our Sanitation crews.
  • Brush, yard waste, and bulky items are NOT being collected at this time.
  • The Transfer Station located at 2525 University is closed to the public.  
  • The Peek Service Center located at 4420 Worcola is not accepting walk-in business.

A full list of service disruptions can be found here. 

The Public Works Department’s mission is to manage and maintain the following services and facilities that are vital to the community’s health, safety, and welfare:

Public Works Department Organizational Chart
Public Works Administrative Offices

Fred N. Peek - Harold F. Peek Municipal Service Center
4420 Worcola
Dallas, TX 75206

Mailing Address

City Hall
3800 University Blvd
University Park, TX 75205

Director of Public Works

Jacob Speer
Phone: 214-987-5400
FAX: 214-987-5499
Email Jacob