Public Works



To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and following the new Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHSS) Epidemic Order, the Independence Department of Public Works office located at 6050 Flemings Lake Road is closed to the public until December 8, 2020

Office staff are working remotely and can be reached at
(248) 625-8222 during normal business hours Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm

All water & sewer permit applications and forms are available online and can be found HERE. Completed forms should be e-mailed to

If you have any specific questions or concerns please contact the Department of Public Works at (248) 625-8222


Department of Public Works

 Dave McKee    Public Works Office
   6050 Flemings Lake Rd.
   Clarkston, MI 48346
   Phone:  248-625-8222

   Hours of Operation
   8:00 AM  - 5:00 PM
   Monday through Friday.

   Emergency Cell Phone
    Dave McKee - Director  

Personnel Directory

  David Ziegler
Administrative Assistant
  Jeff Cooper Water & Sewer Superintendent
  Brian Benway Superintendent (Foreman)
  Ray Neubeck Senior Maintenance
  Randy Winowiecki GIS Technician
  Tom Graham Water Superintendent (Foremen)
  Jeff Bryan Superintendent (Foreman)
  Jeff Teal Maintenance
  Tim McArthur Operational Specialist
  Hugh Reid Maintenance
  Kevin Daniels Superintendent (Foreman)
  Tony Hool Superintendent (Foreman)
  Jason Durham Laborer
  Steve Hagerman Laborer
  Mike Speagle Laborer
  Lucas Hansen Laborer
  Carole Ann Strachan Office Specialist
  Sara Schmuker - Billings Clerk Technical
  Megan Peel Office Specialist
  Shannon Sunquest Office Assistant


Our engineering consultants are DLZ, OHM Advisors, & Hubbell, Roth and Clark, Inc.