The public works department is responsible for maintaining the city's natural resources and environment, including forestry, storm water, and water quality issues.
Shoreview is a step 5 city in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities, program, the highest level attainable.
Shoreview is committed to finding innovative ideas and environmentally sound solutions to difficult project situations. All Shoreview projects are evaluated for possible green initiatives or sustainable improvements. Many of our projects are creative solutions to unique problems. Shoreview has built the first pervious concrete roadway, has created a micro screening lake augmentation system and renovated its Maintenance Center to be LEED Gold certified.