Public Works - Trent Hills

By: Trent Hills  09-12-2011

The Department of Public Works is responsible for the effective and efficient planning, engineering, maintenance, rehabilitation and operation of the municipal road system, solid waste management services, water and wastewater services, storm water management, fleet management and greenspace management.

The annual operation budget of the Public Works Department is approximately $4.6 million, derived from a number of sources including user fees and utility rates. 

The Public Works Department has a work force that fluctuates between 28 to 38 staff, depending on the time of year.

Our goal is to provide excellent service to our residents in all areas and to maintain our municipality as a clean and attractive place to live and work.  The Public Works Department aims to provide quality, cost efficient services to meet the expectations of our residents.

Administration

Roads Rural

Water

  Urban Roads / Wastewater  

Fleet

Local Improvements & Municipal Servicing

Shoulder Grading and Road Grading

Main maintenance   
broken service         water odor/colour

Lateral maintenance

Vehicle preventative maintenance

Infrastructure

Salting/Sanding

Environmental Audits & Inspections

Storm drainage and catch basin maintenance

Vehicle servicing and repairs

Budget

Snow Plowing

Hydrant Flushing

Manhole covers maintenance and repairs                          

Vehicle Inspections

Staff Reports

Ditch Trenching

Hydrant Painting

Wastewater distribution

Vehicle certification

Tenders

Sign Installation/Replacement

Leak detection

Discharges of wastewater         

Incident/Accident Reports

Bridge Rehabilitation

Water system engineering & construction

Sewer locates

Entrance Permits

Patching

Water shut off and turn off

OCWA

Road cuts & Locates

Dust Control

Water meter reading and meter problems

Wastewater system engineering & construction

Inventory - Fuel, Fleet

Grass mowing of shoulders

Water locates

Wastewater Treatment

Vehicle Licensing

Culverts

Filling of Swimming pools

Hauled Septage

Liaison with Council

Snow fencing

Site decommissioning

Entrance Permits

Environmental Audits & Inspections

Road Cuts

Dumping Waste Material on private property

Roadway Engineering and Construction

Pumping station operations

Trees on Municipal Property

Spring Clean-Up      Trees on Municipal Property      Christmas Tree Pick-Up

Litter and Debris Pick-Up

Salting/Sanding    Snow Plowing  Patching       Sidewalks and curb repairs                      Line Painting

Road Maintenance and Construction

Street Lights

Christmas Lights/Showcase of Lights                      Special Events and Banner Installation

 Street Sweeping

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011


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