H. Paul Brazil, Director of Public Works


Mr. Brazil leads the team responsible for the administration of a complex matrix of engineering, solid waste management (garbage, yard trash &recycling), buildings and grounds maintenance, vehicle maintenance, transportation management (streets, traffic signals, street lights, traffic signs and markings, and parking meters), storm and sanitary sewer maintenance, plus coastal management. His department is also tasked with the development and implementation of the capital improvement program to maintain and improve the Town's infrastructure.

Mr. Brazil has been a practicing engineer since 1986. He has worked for the Town of Palm Beach since November 2002. Previously he had worked for the Town as a Project Engineer for two years. Mr. Brazil has worked as an engineer in the Palm Beach County area since 1991. Before that he was a project engineer for Universal Engineering Sciences in Orlando Florida.

Mr. Brazil attended West Point Preparatory School in Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey where he was given two consecutive Congressional nominations to West Point Military Academy. Mr. Brazil earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida. He is a member of both the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Public Works Association.