Department of Public Works
Jay Lancaster has been appointed to the position of Public Works Director. His first day as Director will be November 25, 2013. Jay attended Sikeston Public Schools and graduated from Mississippi State University Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Civil Engineering in December of 1994.
Jay has been employed by the Missouri Department of Transportation since 2000, currently overseeing the Planning Department for the Southeast District of MoDOT. During his career he also administered several federal-aid projects with numerous county and city governments and spent time as a design engineer.
Public Works Complex City Hall Clinton Building
316 North West Street 105 E. Center St. 501 Campanella
Sikeston, MO 63801 Sikeston, MO 63801 Sikeston, MO 63801
(573) 475-3731 (573) 471-2511 (573) 475-3725
Street Division – Brian Dial, Acting Street Superintendent
Performs storm water maintenance, street maintenance including patching, cleaning and snow removal; performs routine maintenance and repairs on municipally owned buildings; and manages the City’s Compost Site and leaf collection program. (573) 475-3731, (573) 471-2512
Vehicle Maintenance Division – Jim Groves, Supervisor
Performs routine maintenance and repairs on the City’s fleet of gasoline and diesel powered cars, trucks and heavy equipment. Also maintains and repairs City owned power tools and mowers. (573) 471-3734
Parks Division – Jiggs Moore, Parks and Recreation Director
Maintains and repairs park facilities including playground equipment, baseball and soccer fields, tennis and basketball courts, picnic shelters, concession stands and public restroom facilities; operates the Clinton Building; and assists the Streets Division with snow removal. (573) 475-3725
Code Enforcement Division – Collin Cecil, Sr. Code Enforcement Officer
Responsible for the visual inspection of new and existing structures to ensure compliance with City and State building codes; monitors zoning and flood plain compliance; responsible for the enforcement of municipal codes for junk and trash, tall grass, and unsafe or unsanitary living conditions. (573) 471-2512
Animal Control Division - Code Inforcement handles all animal calls.
Responsible for the capture and impoundment of stray and/or unlicensed animals, birds or reptiles found to be in violation of City ordinances; investigates complaints of animal abuse or neglect; works with State and regional authorities to control rabies. (573) 471-2512