Public Works team members are committed to the provision of a high level of timely service and are called upon on a daily basis to respond to this commitment. Whether it be snowplowing of roads in freezing temperatures and high wind conditions, thawing of culverts, road construction, gravelling programs, sign repair/maintenance, or meeting the requests of residents in emergency situations. Team members are always willing to give their best at any time of the day or night, as required, to ensure the safety of the residents of the Rural Municipality of Meadow Lake and others traveling within our boundaries.
The R.M. of Meadow Lake Public Works staff normally consists of twenty employees from May 22 to October 31 and Five employees for the remaining winter months. Weather conditions significantly influence staff numbers during the winter months.
EQUIPMENT & SHOPS
*The speed limit on all Municipal roads is 80 km/hr unless otherwise posted.
The R.M. of Meadow Lake owns and manages a fleet of approximately 36 pieces of equipment including grading, heavy construction, heavy trucks and trailers, tractors, mowers, light duty trucks and supplement equipment.
The R.M. replaces signs and posts annually due to theft and vandalism. Please notify the Municipal office if you are aware of any damaged or missing signs at 236-5651 or email firstname.lastname@example.org This email address is being protected from spam bots.
The R.M. established a road direction system incorporating the existing township and range reference points. Range Roads are north to south and Township Roads are east to west. In most cases the Range Roads are one mile apart while the Township Roads are two miles apart. The numbers on the Range Road/Township signs indicate:
WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS/ROAD BANS