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Public Services

Public Services

Mission

CONTACT

Jack Tackett, Service Director

jtackett@portsmouthoh.org

Teresa Harmon

Clerk Typist
55 Mary Ann St.
Portsmouth, OH  45662
tharmon@portsmouthoh.org

Ph: (740) 354-7766
Fx: (740) 354-7767
Emergency Ph:
(740) 353-5419
24 hours a day

Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The mission the Department of Public Service is to maintain the City’s parks, streetscemeterytraffic control, and all vehicles and equipment, as well as provide a sanitation service to every household for the safety of the public and improvement of the quality of life for the citizens of Portsmouth.

Vision

Our vision is to create and maintain a quality public service that will provide a sustainable community with a clean, safe, and pleasant environment that the citizens and employees of the City will be proud of, and will help the City maintain a strong sense of community into the future.

Values

In order to accomplish our mission and make our vision a reality, we must make these shared values fundamental:

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment
  • Accountability
  • Compassion
  • Responsiveness
  • Initiative
  • Efficiency

Commitments

  • Assume a positive intent
  • Listen – seek first to understand, then to be understood
  • Look for the lesson when mistakes are made
  • Be trusting, trustworthy, and accountable
  • Treat others as they would like to be treated
  • Be tough on the issues, tender on people
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