Friday, September 5, 2008

Street Dept Report

 

STREET DEPARTMENT REPORT 

Department: Street Department 

Date: Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2008 

Prepared by Oscar Hoskins and Earnest Womack 

Specific Weekly Activities: 

Mowed & cut: (limited due to heavy rains)

8/29

  • 4th & Quarles Ln
  • Cut ditch Quarles Ln & Dogwood
  • 4th & N Ridge ditch & limbs
  • Ditch in front of Sebastian Shop

9/2

  • East side City Hall-grass & bushes (a.m.)
  • Picked up trash & debris-Lincoln Ct, Navijo, & Kentucky
  • No grass cut or mowed because of heavy rain (p.m.)

9/3

  • Cut bushes at 814 Cleburne
  • Hawkins St cut back over growth and picked up litter
  • Park & Buckeye St cut grass obstructing view from curb
  • Corner of Beech & Miller

9/4

  • Longbell & Park cut grass obstructing view from curb
  • Park St
  • Corner of Park & First
  • Corner of Franklin & McDonough
  • Columbia & McDonough
  • College & McDonough
  • Walnut & Miller stop sign & ditch
 

Mechanic:

8/29

  • Put hydraulic oil and rubber strip on arm of Sanitation unit 26
  • Took drive shaft off of Sanitation unit 26 and installed in unit 27

9/2

  • Changed hoses in Street unit 106 Knuckle Boom
  • Changed transmission street in Street unit 103
  • Replaced windshield wipers in Street unit 13
  • Repaired hydraulic line Sanitation unit 25 (Twin City Machine Shop)
  • White Dodge repaired by Coleman's Auto Repair returned to City Shop
 

9/3

  • Installed new muffler on Sanitation unit 25
  • Replaced right rear tire on 725 John Deere Zero Turn
  • Repaired turn signal on Police unit 10
  • White Dodge would not start

9/4

  • Put transmission fluid in Sanitation unit 29
  • Replaced clamp on hose to turbo booster on Sanitation unit 28
  • Took motor out of blue CID unit
 

Potholes:

  • Too wet
 

Animal control:

  • Received numerous dead animal calls
 

Mosquito control:

Mosquito control-RAIN!!

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

1 rig needs starter, other truck needs steering column  

Other activities:

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

      Hawkins St

8/29

Womack repaired CS 40 John Deere chainsaw with cover & filter

Womack sharpened Shop saws

9/1

Tree down Old Little Rock Rd-contacted AT & T-tree on phone line (placed orange barrel cones)

9/2

Repaired Knuckle Boom bucket (hydraulic flow restricted)

Began putting one-way signs together for 2nd, 3rd, and Center St

Cut up tree on Longbell

9/3

Cleaned drain at corner of Ohio & McDonough and Columbia & Market

Cut up tree Sulphur Springs Rd

Diagramed plan for street changes and placement of one-way signs

Picked up 4-way warning signs from McDonald & Aaron

Placed 4-way warning and stop sign at corner of Pontotoc & Arkansas

Ordered 10 one-way signs & 10 U-channel posts to complete project at 2nd, 3rd, and Center St

Replaced storm drain covers:

  • Ohio & McDonough
  • Walnut & McDonough
  • Pecan & McDonough
  • Market & McDonough
  • Oak Forrest

Put up Street signs:

  • Missouri & Biscoe
  • Valley Dr & Green Acres
  • Easy St
  • Shadow Ln

9/4

Cut up large branch at Oakland & Waverly Wood

Straightened street signs at Terry & Lambert and Harvey & Lambert

Replaced sign at Springdale & Ridgemont

AR One call at Braden & Able for tree and stump removal 

Future Weekly Activities:

Tree removal at 600 block Cleburne, 1135 Poplar, Cline-Frazier bldg on Cherry St

Removal of dead sycamore tree at 500 block East Baldwin  

Follow Up Activities:

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

Staff Concerns/Issues:

Safety classes for Street Dept scheduled for Sept. 25 at 10:00 a.m.

Return to 8-5 work schedule Monday, Sept. 8th  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

    STREET DEPARTMENT GASOLINE LOG
           
    Week of 8/29-9/4/08    
           
    DATE UNIT # GALLONS RECEIVER
    8/29/2008 103 18.5 R Smith
    8/29/2008 31 19 J Lemaire
    8/29/2008 19 25.6 W Wilson
    8/30/2008 9 22.7 O Hoskins
    9/2/2008 30 13.6 E Butler
    9/3/2008 1 21.2 E Womack
    9/3/2008 Parks & Rec 23.9 O Burrell
    9/3/2008 103 16 J Huff
    9/3/2008 30 18 E Butler
    9/4/2008 19 21.7 W Wilson
    9/4/2008 Box Shop 24 M Holbrook
    9/3/2008 13 17 J Lemaire
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
           
      TOTAL GALLONS

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