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Public Works new equipment will EDSON DRY CLEANERS


maintain alleys more effectively
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by Adrienne Tait pull program met with spring rains making roads a FOR RENT
“mucky mess.”
The Town of Edson public works department has Councillor Jim Gomuwka said he spoke to several
Approx.
acquired the tool they needed to maintain the back residents and went to see the roads himself, “When I Approx. Misadventures
alleys in town more effectively. first went out there I didn't think it could be achieved
Director of Operations Darin Borysko told council [cleaning up the roads]. It was the perfect storm- you 1,000 sq. ft.
1,000 sq. ft.
Blind View at the Committee of the Whole meeting on June 27 pulled the shoulders and then the rain hit and there
that alley maintenance has been an ongoing issue and was nothing you could do about it.”
110 - 50 Street
Window Fashions concern for public works operators. The grader “We probably pulled 20 tandem loads off our roads. 110 - 50 Street
blade was too wide for the alleys and did not allow You could see where the water was not able to drain.
pot holes and ruts to be properly cut out and repaired. We needed to start off at square one,” said Borysko,
“We have really never been able to do a good job,” “In the past we've done the work based on
said Borysko, “Now we have a tool that can dig complaints.”
780-517-2727
down so we can maintain the alley without The goal now is to be proactive with plans to gravel
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since 1988 you really need to cut out the ruts and potholes and Borykso has been researching dust control and
(David)
we really haven't been able to do that until now.” stabilization products and found one that has been (David)
The blade cost approximately $3,500. “We did a working well in other municipalities. The Clearview
780.723.5734 Julie Van Ember little bit of research and found we could be fiscally product requires two inches of fresh gravel. “This is
our test year,” said Borysko, “We need to first get the
responsible and provide top notch service,” said
780.542.0898 blindvw@gmail.com Borysko. base back.”
blind view regarding the shoulder pull and gravel road believes the new plan will provide a consistent
CAO Mike Derricott told council administration
Borysko also presented council with an update
maintenance program. Concerns were raised earlier
approach that will be better for now and for the long
this spring by several residents when the shoulder term.
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