Public Works


The Public Works Department includes streets, stormwater, recycle center, central maintenance garage for all city vehicles and large equipment, inspections, and works closely with the Nixa Utilities departments.

Getting Ready to Dig?

Call or click 3 working days before you dig! Safe digging starts with you. Call 811 or 1-800-DIG-RITE to have a professional utility locator mark where underground utilities are before you dig any hole for any project.




Our Staff

Doug Colvin
Assistant City Administrator and Director of Nixa Utilities & Public Works

Doug Colvin has served the City of Nixa since 2004. As Director of Nixa Utilities and Public Works, he is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and planning for the city’s public works and utilities departments. He also serves as an Assistant City Administrator in a part-time capacity.

Travis Cossey
Assistant Director of Public Works
Jeff Roussell
Street Dept. Superintendent
Nate Miller
Public Works Inspector
Angela Brooke
Administrative Assistant
Jim Baker
Preventative Maintenance Coordinator