The Commissioner is responsible for the overall operation of the Public Works Department and the maintenance of the 396 miles of road, 267 bridges, 274 culverts, and 1,530 drainage structures under the county's jurisdiction. This also includes oversight of the following divisions: Highway, Fleet, Refuse, Buildings and Grounds, and the Onoville Marina.
Kathleen M. Ellis, Deputy Commissioner/Acting Commissioner:
Kathleen is responsible for overseeing the department's budget, including preparation, financial planning, and tracking budget performance. She also performs a variety of managerial and project management activities for the department.
Email: KMEllis [at] cattco [dot] org
Dawn Smith: Procurement Specialist:
Dawn sends the specifications to companies and after the opening of the bids or proposals, she reviews them with the appropriate department heads and then makes recommendations to the DPW Committee and Legislators.
Email: DASmith [at] cattco [dot] org
Mark Burr, P.E.:
Mark is in charge of the Engineering and Highway Divisions for Cattaraugus County. He is primarily in charge of the county's infrastructure improvement program and oversees the department's maintenance program.
Email: MCBurr [at] cattco [dot] org
William A. Fox, P.E.:
Bill's primary responsibilities include administrating the federal aid capital projects and performing in-house designs for county funded projects.
Email: WAFox [at] cattco [dot] org
Bill Marsfelder: Operations Manager:
In this position, Bill is responsible for overseeing road repair and maintenance activities among DPW's six highway barns. DPW highway facilities are strategically located throughout the County to provide the best service possible.
Email: WJMarsfelder [at] cattco [dot] org
Jeff Harrison: Fleet Maintenance Supervisor
Duties include supervising the maintenance and repairs of a variety of automotive and mechanical equipment for all county departments. Administers fleet management operations. Makes recommendations on vehicle replacement and purchases.
Email: jtharrison [at] cattco [dot] org
Linda McAndrew: Waste Management Coordinator
Linda is responsible for the overall daily operation of the solid waste division of the DPW. This involves the operation of 8 transfer stations located throughout the county, overseeing trucking and disposal operations and special projects such as hazardous waste programs and permitting of refuse vehicles.
Email: LBMcandrew [at] cattco [dot] org
Buildings & Grounds:
Brian Bingerman - Maintenance Supervisor
Responsibilities include overseeing the maintenance and repair of county facilities and grounds, west of route 219, and to maintain efficient and economical operation.
Garth Johnston - Maintenance Supervisor
Responsible for the maintenance and repair of DPW facilities, east of Route 219.
email: GPJohnston [at] cattco [dot] org
Jim Welch: Recreation Manager
Oversees the maintenance operation and development of the Onoville Marina Park facility, located on the Allegheny Reservoir, in the town of South Valley.