Board of Works and Public Safety

Bluffton’s Board of Public Works and Safety resides within the Executive Branch. The Board is the chief administrative body of the City and has control of the day-to-day operations of the following executive departments:

  1. Police Department
  2. Fire Department
  3. Utilities Department (consisting of the acquisition of electrical power and the maintenance of a distribution system, sewage collection and disposal system, the waterworks system, and storm water maintenance and control)
  4. Street Department
  5. Building Department

The Board meets on Tuesdays at 4:30 pm in the Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, located at 128 E Market Street.

Bluffton’s current Board of Works and Public Safety is comprised of the following members:

  • Mayor John Whicker
  • Councilman Scott Mentzer
  • Councilman Josh Hunt