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Job Opening for Public Works Operations Employee

Operation of trucks, graders, backhoe, excavator and loader in the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, and Forests contained within the Town’s Assets and Infrastructure system. Also includes maintenance of Town owned properties, equipment and buildings.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of Bridges, Culverts and Roads
  • Grass/Weed Control
  • Brushing and Ditching for site line and drainage improvements
  • Maintenance of Catch Basins, Concrete Curbs, Storm and Sanitary Sewers
  • Storm Water Management Pond Maintenance
  • Debris, Litter and Deceased Animal Removal and Disposal
  • Asphalt Repair and Patching
  • Shoulder Maintenance - Grading, Patching and Washouts Repairs
  • Asphalt and Gravel Road Resurfacing
  • Sidewalk Maintenance and Patrol
  • Gravel Road Grading and Scarifying
  • Application of Dust Suppressants and Gravel Road Stabilization Chemicals
  • Snow Ploughing, Ice Blading, Sanding & Salting of Town Roads and Parking Lots
  • Snow Fence Installation
  • Winter/Spring Drainage Works and Culvert Thawing
  • Winter/Summer On Call Duties (Weekly Rotation
  • Patrolling Roads as per MMS, Ontario Regulation 239/02
  • Installation and Maintenance of Safety Devices, Signs, Guardrails
  • Public Works Yard, Shop and Equipment Maintenance
  • Perform diary entrees and record keeping for all daily functions
  • Perform required maintenance at Town Community Centres, Administration Building, Parks, Storm Management Ponds and Water System Pump houses and all Town Lands
  • Other duties, as requested by Operations Foreman, Public Works Manager and Director of Public Works
  • Work in a Safe Manor according to Applicable Town Policies and the “Ontario Health and Safety Act & Regulations”
  • Participate in regular Town Training Courses as required by position

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experienced in the operation of graders, loaders, backhoes, dump trucks, snow removal equipment and other construction equipment used by the Town of Mono.
  • Heavy Equipment License or willing to work towards same.
  • AZ or DZ License or willing to work towards same within 6 months of hire.
  • Note that Seasonal Employees are required to have a valid AZ or DZ License.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume & cover letter prior to 4:00 p.m. onAugust 31st, 2O17 to:

Public Works Department
Town of Mono
347209 Mono Centre Road
Mono, ON L9W 6S3
[email protected]

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 3:30pm

Disaster Recovery Assistance Announced

On August 3rd the province announced that it would be activating its Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program due to the flooding that occurred on June 23rd.

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Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians helps victims of natural disasters get back on their feet. It offers financial assistance to help cover emergency expenses, clean-up expenses and costs to repair or replace essential property.

The program was activated in areas affected by the June 2017 flooding in the municipalities of Minto, Mapleton, Woolwich, New Tecumseth, Adjala-Tosorontio, Mono and Grand Valley.

The program covers the essentials only for example, furnaces and hot water heaters. It does not cover costs such as refinishing basement recreation rooms and does not pay for items that are covered through an insurance policy.

For program guidelines, forms, eligibility information and frequently asked questions, visit

If you need assistance determining your eligibility or filling out the application form, call 1-844-780-8925 or email [email protected].

The program has been activated in specific areas affected by flooding within Mono.

Map showing area of Mono covered by DRAO Funding

Homeowners must submit their application to the province within 120 calendar days from the date Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians was activated. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.

The deadline to submit an application is Friday, December 1, 2017.

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What information do I need to provide with my application?

If you are eligible under the program, you should submit a complete and signed application form with support documentation. Signatures are required on pages 3 and 5 of the application form. You must also attach:

  1. A letter from your insurance provider detailing your level of coverage.
  2. Receipts or invoices for the costs you have incurred, and detailed estimates for any costs you have not yet incurred.
  3. A copy of your driver’s license to prove that the property is your primary address.
  4. If you are a homeowner, a copy of your most recent property tax bill or other documentation to establish your ownership of the property.

What happens after I submit?

Within two weeks, you will receive a notification that your application has been received. An adjuster may contact you to ask questions or request more documentation. To ensure a prompt review, make sure your application is complete and attach all required documents before you submit it.

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

Holiday Interruption for Waste Collection

Due to the holiday on Monday, August 7, garbage, Blue Boxes and Green Bins will be collected a day later that week.

Collections for the day of the holiday and the rest of the week will be shifted to one day later.

Monday, August 7, 2017 (All day)

CVC Flood Outlook - August 2, 2017

Flood potential - Moderate

Environment Canada has issued the severe thunderstorm watch for the Upper Credit River watershed (Orangeville, Caledon). Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing up to 50 mm of heavy rain.

Also, the Credit Valley Conservation advises that the upper part of the watershed (Orangeville) have received yesterday 80-85 mm of rain. Soils are saturated and water levels in the Upper Credit River are elevated after a cluster of severe thunderstorms passed through the Credit River watershed yesterday afternoon.

As a result, local streams and rivers will become dangerous, especially in the vicinity of culverts, bridges and dams. Children should be warned to stay away from all watercourses.

The high water levels and velocities along the watercourse may be dangerous for kayaking, canoeing, tubing or any other form of recreational activity. The public is urged to execute caution and stay away from fast flowing waters.

Flood Watch for the Lake Ontario Shorelines issued on Jul-14-2017 remains in effect.

CVC will continue to closely monitor weather and water levels in the watershed. This Flood Outlook Statement will be in effect through Sat-Aug-05-2017 or until further notice.

For more information or to report a flood, please contact CVC during office hours at 905- 670-1615. For afterhours, call 1-800-215-8505.

View current watershed conditions on CVC's real-time monitoring website.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 1:15pm

Hwy 10 Road Construction

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has commenced construction on Hwy 10 which is expected to continue through to the Fall of 2019. The work consists of grading, drainage, granular base & paving.

There will be lane closures throughout the construction area during most of the work.

Construction operations shall be carried out in such a manner as to maximize safety and minimize disruption to traffic flow and operation. Construction noise levels will be based upon a variety of factors such as time and location of operation, size and concurrent use of equipment and staging of construction. Standard noise mitigation measures pertaining to equipment maintenance and operation have been implemented as part of the contract package. The measures in place shall prevent unnecessary noise and restrict the idling of equipment.

The contractor AECON Infrastructure or the Contract Administrator representing the Ministry of Transportation can be reached at the following locations and/or phone numbers:

AECON Infrastructure Mr. Shane Fuller Office: (416) 293-7004
e-mail: [email protected]
AECON Infrastructure Mr. Colin Etmanski Office: (416) 297-2600
e-mail: [email protected]
KIHL Construction Management Mr. Joe Lascala Office: (416) 996-0471 e-mail: [email protected]

Please do not hesitate to contact either Shane Fuller, Colin Etmanski or Joe Lascala if you have any questions or concerns.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 4:45pm

New Dufferin OPP Detachment Commander

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Chief Superintendent Rose DiMarco, Regional Commander of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Central Region and Dufferin County are pleased to announce Staff Sergeant Nicol Randall as the new Detachment Commander of Dufferin OPP.

Staff Sergeant Randall has been an officer with the OPP since 1995. She worked as a frontline constable in Cayuga, Brant County and Caledon OPP. In 2004, during her Caledon assignment she was promoted to Sergeant. In 2015, she was promoted to Staff Sergeant within Highway Safety Division and was also assigned to the Pan Am Games.

Staff Sergeant Randall will commence her new assignment on August 21, 2017. She stated “I look forward to my new position at the detachment and will continue to work in partnership with the Community, Police Services Boards, and the men and women of the OPP to promote and maintain public safety in Dufferin County.

Central Region OPP would like to thank members of the Amaranth, Grand Valley, Melancthon, Mono and Mulmer Police Services Boards for their dedication and assistance in selecting Staff Sergeant Randall as the new Dufferin Detachment Commander.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 4:00pm

Broadband Internet Survey

Map showing internet coverage in southwestern Ontario

South Western Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Network, a consortium of government and business leaders whose goal is to bring affordable high-speed internet to southwestern Ontario, launched a survey to learn more about how people in our region use the Internet.

To connect everyone as effectively and efficiently as possible, they are collecting information about how residents, farms, businesses and public sector organizations currently use internet across the region. This information will help determine where to invest funding and support SWIFT in achieving its goals of building “broadband for everyone.”

Click here to complete our survey!

Anyone who lives, farms, runs a business or public sector institution in the area highlighted in the map above can complete a survey.

Learn more and complete the survey at

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:15am

Asphalt Maintenance Operations

Asphalt Crack Sealing and Pavement Marking Operations will be taking place over the next month. To avoid damage to your vehicle and the pavement markings, please obey signage and blocker trucks and avoid driving on fresh paint. Please note that you may experience minor delays as crews carry out this work.

For details on where Asphalt Crack Sealing will be occurring, please see the Town's Public Works Capital and Maintenance Projects map.

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Monday, June 5, 2017 - 10:45am

2017 Hazardous & Electronic Waste Days

2017 Hazardous Waste DaysHazardous and electronic waste

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday, May 27, 2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday, September 9, 2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday, September 30, 2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm
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