The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of roads, sidewalks, walkways, landfill site maintenance, storm drainage, airport maintenance, parks and the cemetery site. The Public Works Superintendent also manages the Town's fleet of vehicles and equipment for all departments.
The Public Works Department maintains all streets in town and includes Becker Road, Government Lake Road and Airport Road..
While it may not be apparent to the average resident, the Township owns considerable property, generally referred to as infrastructure. This infrastructure includes many kilometres of roadways along with water and sewer lines. The Public Works Department has the challenging task of maintaining and regularly upgrading this diversified infrastructure worth millions of dollars.
What is not so obvious is the Public Works other duties, such as animal control. All complaints of animals running at large are directed to the Public Works Department and are handled as soon as practicable.
Corporation of the Township of Hornepayne
Public Works Department Duties:
Roadway and sidewalk maintenance
Winter maintenance; plowing, sanding and snow removal
Drainage systems including ditches and storm sewer systems, surface flooding
Culvert and bridge maintenance
Cleaning ditches and installing new driveway culverts
Maintenance of trees on Town road allowances and laneways
Street name and traffic signs, guide rail and traffic control signals
Roadway traffic and pedestrian markings
Repairs and maintenance of all street lights
Road Superintendent: Mr. Dennis Mackie at (807) 868 2212