The City Clerk's office is responsible for maintaining all public records, which consists of storage, retention and scanning of official records. The office of the City Clerk is also responsible for various licenses and permits.
The city operates under a City Council / Manager form of government as outlined in the City Charter. The elected City Council appoints a City Manager, who serves as chief executive officer of the organization
Development Department staff provides assistance, enforces regulations and codes, and performs inspections in the areas of planning / zoning, building / construction, rental housing, and environmental nuisance.
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The Fire Department provides Emergency Services to the city and surrounding rural areas.
Parks and Recreation
The Parks Division oversees and maintains Burlington's parks while the Recreation Division oversees the Flint Hills Golf Course, the RecPlex, Dankwardt Park Pool, summer kids camps and recreation programming.
The Police Department provides Law Enforcement, Animal Control, Parking Enforcement, and other services.
The Public Works Department includes, Streets and Sewers, Engineering, Public Transit, Property Maintenance, and Vehicle Maintenance divisions.
The Solid Waste Department provides collection of household garbage to the community
Wastewater Treatment Facility
The Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) is a separate department from Public Works (PW)/Streets and Sewers. The WWTF treats the wastewater discharged to the sewers by residential, commercial and industrial properties.
Burlington Municipal Waterworks
Burlington Municipal Waterworks provides clean water to the communities of Burlington, West Burlington and surrounding rural areas.
Burlington Public Library
The Burlington Public Library provides library services to the City and surrounding communities.