Business Services

The Business Services Division oversees the financial operations of Public Works. The Division manages operating and capital budgets, pays invoices, prepares and manages contracts, expands the use of technology in administrative functions, and supports the business needs of the Department's operating divisions and works closely with the Purchasing Department, which oversees the City's bids and contracts. 

Business Services is committed to providing excellent customer service, to paying vendors promptly, and continuous improvement of the Department's business practices.  One of Business Services' most important responsibilities is acting as a leader in the City's Energy Management program.

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire St
Cambridge MA 02139

Phone:617.349.4800
TDD:617.499.9924

Hours of Service


Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm
24 hour emergency
telephone 617.349.4862

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