The Town of Evans Highway Department has the potential to consist of up to 21 employees, excluding administrative personnel and clerical staff. The highway department had previously consisted of 1 working crew chief maintenance (shop foreman), 2 working crew chief positions, 2 mechanic positions, 2 heavy equipment operator positions, 2 light equipment operator positions, and 12 truck driver positions.
Currently, the workforce consists of 1 mechanic (working crew chief maintenance), 2 working crew chiefs (foremen), 1 heavy equipment operator, 1 light equipment operator and 9 additional truck drivers for a total of 14 employees. During the summer months, additional part-time employees are usually hired.
The Highway Department’s equipment inventory is well in excess of 1 million dollars. This equipment includes:
7 heavy duty dump trucks 1 ten wheel heavy duty dump truck 1 medium duty dump truck 5 crew trucks Mechanics Truck Flatbed Excavator/Gradall High lift 2 mowers Patch roller & trailer Sewer Jet Brush Chipper Bulldozer
Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Highways, the main mission of the Highway Department is the maintenanceand improvement of a network of approximately 140 lane miles of town highways to ensure a safe infrastructure for the motoring and general public. The Highway Superintendent is the custodian of the right-of-way. In addition to road maintenance, within the borders of the right-of-way, the department maintains drainage, cuts grass, and removes brush. Residential brush pickup for town residents and community is subject to strict rules and regulations. The department is accountable to keep four bridges in repair. During the winter months, the department is responsible for snow removal and ice control, not only to the Town of Evans 140 lane miles, but also an additional 70 lane miles of Erie County highways.
Highway Policy Regarding the Delivery of Excess Fill, Wood Chips, Sweeping, etc.
Any town resident who requests entry onto their property for purposes mentioned must fill out and sign the attached right-of-entry form. No deliveries will be made until the form is properly completed, notarized, and returned to the highway department.
Be advised that residents will receive a full load of material. If amount or size is a question, you should come to the highway department and inspect one of our trucks. Also, once dumped, the load in its entirety becomes the responsibility of the home owner and will not be picked up.
Space is provided on the back of the right-of-entry form for the resident to supply a detailed drawing of the location where the material should be dumped. This drawing should include any obstacles or areas to avoid should no one be at home at the time of the delivery. We would prefer a colored stake or ribboned stake in the ground clearly marking the spot. There is no trmetable as to when materiel will be delivered. Your cooperation regarding this matter is greatly appreciated. Right of Entry Permit
Mailbox Replacement Policy To avoid any misunderstanding or confusion please be advised that the Town of Evans policy for replacement of a mailbox damanged beyond repair by a snowplow is the following: As a courtesy, the Town of Evans Highway Department will replace damaged mailboxes with a 4x4 wooden post and standard U.S. mail box. It is recommended that decorative mailboxes be temporarily replaced over the winter months by homeowners. This policy applies only on roadways plowed by the Town of Evans Highway Department.
WOODCHIPS AVAILABLE FREE of Charge from the Evans Highway Department.
•If you have a truck you can drive to the Highway Barns and they will load them for you. •If you need to have the chips delivered then a "Right of Entry Permit" must be obtained by printing out the application below, completing it and then they will submit it to the Code Enforcement Office who will then review, approve or disapprove then forward it to the Highway Department. pdf Right of Entry Permit
•There is no limit at this time to amount of woodchips.
FREE Tire Drop-Off Beginning April 19, 2016 at the Highway Barns, 8752 Delamater Rd Town of Evans Residents Year Round Residential Use only - No Commercial Use Maximum of 4 Tires Off the Rim Any questions please contact the Highway Dept at 549-3533.
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