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2018 National Public Works Week

Posted: May 22, 2018

2018 National Public Works Week
May 20-26


National Public Works Week recognizes the hard work and dedication of public works professionals in our community.  The RM of East St. Paul celebrates by building awareness of how our public works services and activities affect the community every day - from road maintenance, snow removal, streetscaping, sewer and water maintenance, and park beautification to name a few.
All of these efforts are collectively known as public works and this one week each year is a time to recognize these important services.

The East St. Paul Operations Department consists of Public Works, Public Services and Facilities and Water and Waste Department.  Each department is responsible for different tasks within the municipality.


Our Public Works department consists of:
  • 3 full time labourers
  • 4 small equipment operators
  • 3 heavy equipment operators
  • 1 transfer station attendant
  • 4 summer students.   
Some of the Public Works Responsibilities:
  • municipal street cleaning
  • municipal snow clearing
  • ditch cleaning
  • dust control
  • roadway signage
  • culvert repair and installation
  • repairs and delivery of garbage and recycle carts
  • Spring weight restrictions
  • transfer station
  • steaming culverts
  • installation of ditch liners
  • repair and maintenance of municipal boulevards
  • repair and maintenance of municipal roadways
Our Water and Waste Department consists of 4 utility operators.  The following are some of the Water and Waste Department responsibilities:
  • water turn ons
  • hydrant flushing
  • exercising water valves
  • generator testing
  • water testing
  • meter reading
  • wastewater testing
  • RF box installations 

Our Public Services and Facilities department consists of:
  • Winter months:  4 full time employees and 4 part time employees maintain and take care of the outdoor rinks and arena. 
  • Summer months:  4 full time employees and 9 summer students maintain and mow all the recreations fields, parks, municipal boulevards and Silver Springs.


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