The Public Works Department's main responsibilities are to maintain all Transportation and Environmental areas of the Town of Fort Frances.
320 Portage Avenue
Fort Frances, Ontario
Notices & Announcements
In order for property owners to plant trees on the Town’s R.O.W. and/or Boulevards, property owners are required to write a letter to Lisa Slomke, email@example.com, (807) 274-5323 ext 1215, Town Clerk requesting permission.
CN Railway Crossing - McIrvine Road
CN has advised that under normal circumstances the maximum time that vehicle traffic can be delayed by a stopped train is 5 minutes. If the public would like to report wait times longer than 5 minutes they should do so by calling the Local CN Supervisor at 274-1923 and provide the following information: date, time, engine number, direction travelling etc. Once the Operations and Facilities Division receives 5 complaints CNR will be contacted. CNR Contact Number 807-274-1923
Municipal Hazardous & Special Waste Day
September 12th, 2020 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Public Works Yard (900 Wright Avenue).
Spring & Fall Cleanup
Spring Cleanup (PDF) - Saturday May 9th, 2020
Fall Cleanup - Saturday November 7th, 2020
The Public Works Department Employs a Total of 24 Unionized Employees and 4 Management Employees. Management Employees consist of:
- Manager of Operations and Facilities
- Transportation Superintendent
- Environmental and Facilities Superintendent
- One (1) Secretary / Receptionist
Unionized Employees consist of:
- 1 Foreman
- 1 Leadhand
- 2 Mechanics
- 1 GIS Person
- 1 Storeskeeper
- 3 Equipment Operators
- 2 Truck Drivers
- 7 Labourers
- 3 Certified Water Treatment Plant Operators
- 2 Certified Water Distribution Workers
- 1 Waste Water Collection Worker.
NOTE: Part-Time staff is employed during the summer months.