Streets Department Approximately 22.8 miles of paved streets. Maintains and approximately 5.1 miles of alleys. Maintains and installs street and traffic signs. Trims trees on the street right-of-way Removes snow and ice, keeps streets sanded when weather demands Provides weed control on the City right-of-way Cleans and maintains storm drainage ditches Responds to complaints about trees or vegetation overgrowth onto sidewalks or streets. Issues permits and inspects excavations in the streets. Develops a priority list each year of streets to be paved in our yearly overlay program.