Thursday, March 25, 2010

Street DHR 3/29/10

Street Department report – 3/29/2010

Department: Street Department

Date: March 19 – March 25, 2010

Prepared By:
Oscar Hoskins and Earnest Womack

Specific Weekly Activities

Mechanic:

3/19

Serviced the track hoe –checked all fluids, filters (ordered new oil filter), tightened lines, changed fuel filter

Serviced the track hoe truck and trailer – checked all fluids and cleaned filters, repaired air leak on the trailer

Replaced strainer on police unit # 804

Replaced hub on green trailer – got parts from Moro AR

Replaced hose from sanitation unit # 26

3/22

Removed cylinder from sanitation unit #28 and placed on unit #30 to keep the dumpster trucks rolling

Charged the battery on the forklift

Replaced headlight on police unit #16

3/23

Cleaned shop and began discarding unnecessary items – trash, old tool trays, out dated equipment

Repaired trailer lights on green trailer

Repaired brakes on Mercury Sable CID unit – air in brake lines removed

3/24

Repaired the white trailer – tire flat due to faulty valve stem

Repaired transmission fluid leak on sanitation unit # 21

Changed spark plugs on several weed eaters and blowers to prepare them for upcoming grass cutting season

Replaced air line on sanitation # 21

3/25


 

Replaced headlight in police unit # 16 – same headlight as previous repair – bulb faulty

Replaced brakes on sanitation unit # 29 and replaced bolts in the lift arm

Checked all fluids in the box shop truck – topped off the oil, water and transmission fluids

Repaired the packer system on sanitation unit # 26 – tightened lines and adjusted the actuator switch

Removed transmission from F-150 Mosquito rig truck – leaking transmission fluid – will not back up

Potholes:

2nd @ Baker – filled with white rock – utility cut

7th street – Graham plumbing has made a cut in the road – needs immediate attention – Victor contacted code enforcement

Animal Control:

Several dead animals picked up from the roadways and the vets office

Other Activities:

Continuous removal of debris from city along designated hard trash routes

Litter pickup and removal along primary routes of travel:

Perry, Porter, Oakland, Sebastian, Plaza, Biscoe, Cherry, Walnut

3/19

Finished hard trash runs – Womack and Jimmerson – Clarence on vacation

3/22

Two drivers off – sick

DH meeting cancelled until 3/29

Checked on reported illegal dumping @ the Bunge Corp. plant – removed several pieces of furniture and debris from the site

Began early hard trash runs – removed large pile of debris from Biscoe St. – (2) loader truck loads – Oscar will check on billing upon return

Crews cleaned all drains – designated areas on both sides of town

Attended turf training class @ Delta AHEC

Ray Curtis – Early off - LWP

3/23

Began Porter St. dig site – clearing ditches and water run-off pathways

Contacted Bobby Bell concerning the key to the backhoe – said he will return ASAP

Replaced tire on unit # 107

3/24

Contacted HR to evaluate allowed time off for several employees (R. Smith – no time left – he contacted Mayor's office with doctor's excuse – will return to work on 3/26 – Approved by Mayor)

Inmates here on Russell St. completing cleanup project – LT. Tyner found illegal substance on site – HWH Police Dept. dispatched to scene for removal and investigation of materials

Payroll change form submitted for T. Bryant – end of probation period -3/9

Removed pipes for the Valley Dr. project from the transport truck

Continued dig site @ Porter Ext. – drains cleared with the assistance of the HWH Fire dept. – high pressure hose from truck attached to drain blaster

Contacted Crawford Plumbing to repair broken sewer line – damaged during leaf removal @ Porter St. site – pipe on top of ground

Zero turn mowers taken to Parker Tire for service – (2) bad valve stems on front tires

Center greens mowed on the east side of town, North Ridge, and at the Bridge

Replaced a worn tire on the Kubota tractor - front

3/25

Drains cleared in designated areas

Checked the fuel tanks on east side – gas and diesel – per #70 inquiry

Follow Up Activities:

Need to repair ruts in rear of residences on 5th and 6th streets

Staff Concerns/ Issues:

Will speak to several employees concerning use of time off

Street Department Gas Log

March 19 – March 25

Date Logged By Amount Veh. #

3/19 A. Steward 21.7 804

3/19 M. Holbrook 22.6 box truck

3/22 R. Smith 22 103

3/23 A. Steward 14.9 804

3/23 E. Butler 25.6 30

3/23 L. Driver 18 13

3/24 E. Butler 7.7 Zero turns

3/24 E. Womack 18 1

3/25 H. Robinson 5.5 weed eaters

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