Sauk Village Public Works Reportby Director Kevin Weller
September 13, 2016
: PUBLIC GROUNDS & BUILDINGS – Cutting on going all village locations. Staff still cutting vacant homes moving through the list, checked 338 homes 96 that needed cutting. The possible mold at P.D will be reviewed by TRF Environmental for recommendations. Replacement of tile started at P.D. and the center will follow.
: STREET LIGHTS – Staff is working with vender to evaluate 20 individual locations were lights are going on/off possible wire issue village side, vender has sent replacement parts to try and resolve the issues.
: WATER - Day to day schedules & EME CALLS. Completing all tests required by IEPA per month. Staff went through the squatter list and rechecked the status, to make sure there still off, 3 off 3 back on and 3 digs. Staff also dug 3 b boxes for high bills.
: 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.
: SANITARY SEWER COMPLAINTS – P.W. received 2 sewer complaints, both 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. 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 BRANCHES – Second and final branch pick up is almost complete all branches had to be out by 9/11 to be picked up. Tickets will be issued if piles are placed out after completion.
: PARKS – Public Works will be working with Robinson Eng on final design of the ballfields and Arrowhead park.
: 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.