Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Sauk Village Public Works Report - July 26, 2016

Sauk Village Public Works Report

by; Director Kevin Weller
July 27, 2016

: PUBLIC GROUNDS & BUILDINGS – Cutting on going all village locations, slowing down due to weather and some emergencies. Staff started to cut vacant homes going through the list, checked 102 homes 20 that needed cutting. Received quote for fence to go around detention pond AT Village Hall.

:  STREET LIGHTS – Staff repaired 3 street light faults 22256 Peachtree new wire, 1826 Sauk Trail and 1836 215pl tree removal. Lights still need power to be reconnected by Com Ed. ALL CALL HAVE BEEN MADE.

: DAY TO DAY REGULAR OPERATIONS AND EMERGINCIES -  All job direction changes, dept. ordering ,special seasonal  event prep setup, vender calling  work with all departments and public complaints AND LAST MINUTE CHANGES. Received quote from A better door for window repairs Jeffery ave.

:  BUILDINGS – Work performed on 2 HVAC units at P.D. 1 unit still needs work.  Found sump pump float stuck at P.D. repaired. Damage to memorial spot light again waiting to replace with some direction.

  :  WATER - Day to day schedules & EME CALLS. Completing all tests required by IEPA per month. 2 Extra staff members started south side shut off   list totaling 214 still on going. Staff has had 4 main breaks in July 21813, 21793 Peterson, 22336 Yates and 22242 Cornell, rough month.

: GARBAGE – Day to day cleanup. IF YOU SEE ILLIGAL DUMPING PLEASE CALL POLICE, HELP KEEP OUR TOWN CLEAN. All regular trash pickup will be completed as regular mowing and summer upkeep resumes. I will as code to ticket resident who dump garbage or grass debris from there parkway into the street. This is the main cause of storm sewer backup and flooded streets.

: HYDRANT & VALVE REPAIRS/REPLACED - Staff replaced the hydrant and main valve located 2000 223 St. Staff also repaired the hydrant located across from 2450 Sauk Trial broken 4” port.

 : VEHICELS/ EQU-   Public works staff is doing their best to keep all vehicles within the department running safe. We are also trying to help each department with their repairs to keep moving forward.

: SANITARY SEWER COMPLAINTS – P.W. received 2 sewer complaints 1 HOMEOWNER, 1 BACKUP, line were cleaned and back in service. Also staff from R.E. started smoke testing on July 19th on the north side all affected residents were notified.   

: TREE REMOVALS – Staff started and completed ash tree removal in deer creek, several trees were left at this time, still in good condition. Staff will continue removals village wide.  

: PARKS – Staff started working on several parks repairing the fence at 218st, and wood chips at Village hall more to follow as fund are available.

:  LANDSCAPE WORK   Staff also started landscaping last year’s digs from b box, main breaks, and any other digs, slow going. Residents will have to wait for concrete work to complete final dirt work. Funding is slow going.