Sauk Village Public Works Report
By Director Kevin Weller
August 23, 2016
: PUBLIC GROUNDS & BUILDINGS – Cutting on going all village locations, slowing down due to weather and some emergencies. Staff still cutting vacant homes moving through the list, checked 216 homes 48 that needed cutting. Received 3 quotes for fence to go around detention pond at Village Hall turned in. The vender started and will finish asbestos work 8/23/16, P.W. staff will complete tile replacement at later date. The possible mold at P.D will be reviewed by TRF Environmental for recommendations.
: STREET LIGHTS – Staff is working with vender to evaluate 20 individual locations were lights are going on/off possible wire issue village side.
: 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. Staff setup& took down for nights out event.
: BUILDINGS – Work performed on Hvac unit P.D found bad compressor unit 16 yrs old, needs replacement. I have turned in 3 quotes.
: WATER - Day to day schedules & EME CALLS. Completing all tests required by IEPA per month. 2 Extra staff members started north side shut off list totaling 129. Staff has repaired 2 main breaks located on Reichert and Peachtree, final ground work to be completed at later date.
: 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 is prepping to replace the hydrant at 22426 Strassburg.
: 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. Staff went through all mower grease, oil, blades, and cleanup. Dropped off /picked up P.D units after repairs. Changed oil on 3, P.D cars. Repaired oldest backhoe. Made all repairs to sweeper.
: SANITARY SEWER COMPLAINTS – P.W. received 4 sewer complaints, all 4 were homeowners and all were notified that they would have to call a plumber. All after hour calls must go through the P.D non eme # 758-1331they will call P.W.
: STORM SEWER REPAIRS – staff has been out cleaning storm sewers due to heavy rain and We have 3 locations we are working on 1904 219pl, SW corner of Oakbrook &Southbrook and 914 Mary Byrne. 219pl is almost completed and Oakbrook will be next and so on.
: TREE REMOVALS – Two trees were removed to gain access to repair a main break on Reichert .
: PARKS – Staff removed one of the old swing sets from Murphy park, because someone cut the legs in attempt to steal.
: 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.