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Welcome from the Director


Jonesboro Public Works Department

Joe Nettleton
Director of Public Works
100 Gloria Drive
Jonesboro, Georgia 30236
Office – (770)478-3800
Fax – (770)478-3775
Email –
Office Hours – Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Hello and welcome to the Public Works Division of the City of Jonesboro. The Public Works Department is responsible providing citizens with a variety of services, some of which are: landscaping, road repair, maintenance of the city cemetery, signage and right of way work. We strive to promote a community that is safe and clean.


About the Public Works Director


Joe Nettleton is a native of Jonesboro, Georgia and attended Jonesboro Junior High School and graduate from the Jonesboro Senior High School in 1983. He & His wife have been married for 29 years and out of their marriage birth two sons, ages 23 & 18. In his free time, he enjoys cooking and playing golf with his family.


Our department's responsibilities include:

  • Sanitation Services
  • Leaf and Limb Pickup
  • Street Maintenance and Paving
  • Streetlights
  • Disaster Emergency Response
  • Maintenance of City Properties
  • Jonesboro City Cemetery
  • Capital Improvement Projects
  • City Decorations
  • Landscaping
  • City Coordination with Clayton County Water Authority
  • City Beautification
  • Right of Way Maintenance


Recently, Joy Day Received the GMA's Certificate of Distinction - the highest level of training designation. 
The City of Jonesboro Receives GMA GMEBS Life & Health Insurance Fund Health Promotion & Wellness Incentive Grant.
The City of Jonesboro will celebrate Georgia Cities Week, with weeklong events, from April 20th to April 25th.
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