Friday, August 28, 2009

SANITATION DHR 8-31-09

SANITATION DEPARTMENT

WEEKLY REPORT


 

Prepared by: Victor L. Jordan

8-31-09

Weekly Activities:

Monday 8-24-09

Begin the Lakeview trash route at 4:00am

Serviced units 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30

Completed the demolition clean up on the corner of Walnut and McDonough, Code Enforcement contracted this site with Johnny Broome.

Picked and delivered carts

No boxes were picked up today. We continued to process the boxes in stock.


 

Tuesday 8-25-09

Begin the regular trash route at 4:00am

During the transporting of the track hoe to the new site the trailer tires of the low-boy hit a piece of steel hidden on the shoulder of the road on Holly St. and blew out three tires. We were able to make it to the next site safely. Goodyear was called to the site and the replacement of one of the tires was completed. The other two were ordered and are expected to be here on Wednesday.

Begin the demolition clean up at the corner of Ohio and Madison

Cleaned up an over grown lot at 814 Walnut

Picked up and delivered carts

Picked up boxes from Sonic, Central High, Kidney Care, Corner Market, Watson Flowers, Beech Crest, The Clover, Reverend Fox and Sears


 

Wednesday 8-26-09

Begin the regular trash route at 4:00am

Replaced the two front hub seals on the blue dump truck

Assisted Street Department with back hoe cleaning up on Moore Street

Took the low-boy trailer to Goodyear to have the new tires installed

Picked up and delivered carts

Picked up boxes from Sonic, Wendy's, Beech Crest, Food Pantry, Kwik Stop, Central High, Dixie Furniture, West Helena Furniture


 

Thursday 8-27-09

Begin the regular trash route at 4:00am

Replaced the finger bolt on the arm of unit #26

Replaced the swivel pin on the arm of unit#25

Completed the clean up of debris on the corner of Ohio and Madison

Picked up and delivered carts

Picked up boxes from Sonic , Wendy's, Corner Market, Kidney Care, Cato's, Shoe Show, Central High, Kwik Stop, and Mid Delta Senior Citizen's Center


 


 

Friday 8-29-09

Begin the regular trash route at 4:00am

Took a trailer load of dirt to the Ohio and Madison site to level the lot

Cleared the lot at the end of Ohio adjacent to the levee access road

Goodyear repaired a flat on the Auto Car tractor

Picked up and delivered carts

Picked boxes from Food Pantry, Central High, Dixie Furniture, Juengel Interior,Reverend Fox, Wendy's, Kidney Care and Beech Crest

Continued to process boxes collected during the week


 

FOLLOW UP ACTIVITIES:

The radio system for the Parks and Recreation Department has been picked up to be refurbished

Bids for the new refuse truck have not been completed at this time

Continuing to work with Code Enforcement on Demolition

Assisting other Departments when needed


 

FUTURE ACTIVITIES:

Continuing to clean over grown lots

Improving trash collection, demolition and recycling

Working on the maintenance plan

Working on budget plan

Working on plan for cleaning alleys


 

STAFF CONCERNS:

Employees attended the Sexual Harassment training class

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