Elected Offices

Mayor’s Office

City Council

City Clerk’s Office

City Departments

Administrative Services
Centralized services for City offices including Personnel, Labor Relations, Affirmative Action, Safety, Payroll, and Benefits.
 Levee Authority
Provides flood protection within the area of the Levee project from the Ohio River and a portion of Pigeon Creek.

Metropolitan Evansville Transit Systems (METS)
Provide public transit for the City of Evansville.

Mesker Park Zoo
Provides and operates a public zoo with recreation, education and conservation opportunities.


City Cemeteries

Locust Hill and Oak Hill Cemeteries provide internment, transfers and grave sites

Metropolitan Development (DMD)
Economic development and community planning programs, and historical preservation.


City Engineer
Maintenance of all traffic signs, markings and signals to provide smooth traffic flow in Evansville and Vanderburgh County.

Parks & Recreation Department
To improve the quality of life for all citizens through creative and meaningful leisure opportunities (excludes the maintenance and operation of Burdette Park).

Fiscal officer of City. Issues warrants, manages and invests cash, budgets and collects revenue.

Police Department
Protects the citizens of Evansville and provides emergency services.


Department of Sustainability, Energy and Environmental Quality

To implement and administrate energy conservation, efficiency and sustainability projects.

Street Maintenance
Ensures that the street system in the City of Evansville is properly maintained

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Provides plans and programs for the protection of environmental quality, inspection for compliance and issuance of special permits.

Fire Department
Provides fire protection, suppression and inspection to prevent the loss of life or property.


Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
Develop transportation plans for highway and transit improvements, traffic engineering studies and approval of applications for Federal funds.

Urban Forestry

Established in June of 2001, this department duties include enforcement of tree ordinance, hazardous tree and tree limb removal, removal of tree debris created by storms, and many more.


Transportation & Services
Responsible for maintaining and enhancing the transportation infrastructure and public services of the City of Evansville.

Water Utility
Operates and maintains the water treatment plant, pump stations and distribution system.

Sewer Utility
Operates and maintains wastewater treatment plants, lift stations and overflow structures, purification of wastewater.

Joint City Departments

Traffic Engineering
Performs all maintenance of traffic signs, creates and maintains street markings on accepted roads and streets within Vanderburgh County.

Central Dispatch
Receives emergency telephone calls for assistance in relation to Fire, Police and Sheriff calls and dispatches proper equipment
Animal Control
Dedicated to promoting citizen safety, animal rescue, promotion of responsible pet ownership and the reduction of animal overpopulation.

Human Relations Commission
Investigates discrimination complaints in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodations and education.

Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Provide leadership in the selection, development and deployment of information technology resources

Facilitates efficient and legal purchasing practices within the City and County.

Computer Services
Manages the mainframe environment for the City and County and the platforms supporting the Executive, Administrative, Fiscal, and Judicial functions of City and County government.

Solid Waste Management

Provide education of proper waste disposal, reduction, and recycling programs.

Emergency Management Agency (EMA)
City-County - Coordinates in the event of emergencies and disasters.

Building Commission
Provides construction, property, contractor license and Floodplain management information

     Joint County Departments

Area Plan Commission
Planning to ensure efficient and effective growth and development for Evansville and Vanderburgh County by means of zoning permits.

Weights & Measures
Enforces laws pertaining to weights and measures and supervision of weighing and measuring devices and commodities.

Legal Aid Society
Provides legal assistance to low income families in family and civil matters
Last updated: 10/7/2016 10:21:43 AM