Department of Public Works

Meet the Department of Public Works Supervisor

Don Barnhard

Phone: 231.689.1194 

Donald Barnhard, known as “Barney” serves as the city’s Department of Public Works Supervisor. He has worked in the private sector for many years. He also was on the city council for 4 years and served as Mayor of White Cloud for 11 ½ years. He is a lifelong resident and has been married to his wife Amy for 28 years. They have 5 children between them and 4 grandchildren.

The DPW “hat” covers many departments from streets to water, parks, cemetery, snow plowing, mowing, and the airport. The DPW is always looking to make improvements in anything they can throughout the community.

When he is not working for the city, Barney has his own excavating business and enjoys fishing trips to Canada and hunting. 

Department of Public Works Garage located at 181 North Benson
Department of Public Works Garage - Located at 181 N. Benson