Monday, June 30, 2008

Street Dept Weekly Report 6-23-2008


Department: Street Department 

Date: June 13-19, 2008 

Prepared by Oscar Hoskins and Earnest Womack 

Specific Weekly Activities: 

Mowed & cut:


  • Corner of Elm & Walnut St
  • Corner of Walnut & Miller stop sign
  • Corner of Miller & Beech stop sign
  • Corner of Pecan & McDonough stop sign and fire plug
  • Corner of Miller & Columbia fire plug
  • Corner of Ashlar & West Park stop signs
  • Corner of West Park & Hernando
  • Kelly St behind Housing Authority


  • Ditches around shop yard-West side
  • Cut inside shop area-East side
  • Weed eat center green East & West
  • Started on Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Cut limbs on side of Grand Ave
  • Weed eat Cherry St curbing
  • Rightor St in from of Galloway Law Office
  • Cut back limbs on Word


  • Finished Oak Grove Cemetery
  • 300 block South Washington
  • Working on Lambert Dr shoulders


  • Finished Lambert Dr shoulders
  • 500 block alley between Market & Perry St
  • Corner of Mobil St
  • Corner of Elm & Pecan
  • Guthrie St ditch
  • Plaza beside Beechcrest School
  • 100 block South Coanza
  • Russell to RR tracks


  • Tracks behind HNB
  • Old LR Road behind Tourist Info Center
  • Old Hwy behind Fish Market
  • Arkansas St from Biscoe to Frank Frost
  • Drain on Frank Frost



  • Charged air in Unit 26 & 27-Sanitation
  • Worked on traction and ABS systems in white Impala
  • Replaced glass in backhoe
  • Put cable ends on red & white dump truck
  • Moved burned mower from fence area


  • Took white Impala to West Hornor for service
  • Put battery on Unit 2-Police
  • Put hydraulic hose on Unit 5-Street
  • Changed oil and filter on Units 20, 15, and 3-Police
  • Tightened boom and replaced 2 bolts on Unit 107-Street


  • Installed headlights in Unit 26-Sanitation
  • Put marker lights and relay for headlights on Unit 27-Sanitation
  • Removed and replaced right rear axle on Unit 106-Street
  • Put 2 bulbs in Unit 27-Sanitation


  • Worked on Unit 21 tire brakes and drums-Sanitation
  • Charged battery and fixed 2 flats on Unit 4-Police



  • 401 Grand (1)

Animal control:

  • No longer picking up stray animals

Mosquito control:

Mosquito control sprayed Wednesday Sanitation route, 6/18

Mosquito control is coordinated in conjunction with Sanitation route-weather permitting  

Other activities:

Continuous pick-up and removal of debris on designated Sanitation pick-up routes

Continuous pick up of crushed boxes from area businesses

Litter pick up at primary routes of City:

      Walnut St.

      Cherry St.

      Porter St.

      Perry St.

      Elm St.

      Franklin St.

      Oakland Ave.

      Quarles Lane

      Springdale Rd.

      Plaza St 

Future Weekly Activities:

Drainage on Valley Dr 

Follow Up Activities:

Drainage on Elm & Walnut

Drainage at 1100 block of Walnut

Market Alley behind River Road Restaurant-drainage 

Staff Concerns/Issues:

Sidney "Bubba" Alice hit by motorist while on duty

Mechanic needs assistance in shop due to numerous breakdowns and repairs of equipment & vehicles 

*Code Enforcement identifying and notifying property owners of overgrown lots throughout City. City will not mow lots until Code Enforcements has communicated with owners.

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