2019 National Public Works Week

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National Public Works Week (May 21 to 24) recognizes the hard work and dedication of public works professionals in our community. The City of Brampton celebrates by building awareness of how our public works services and activities affect the community every day – from road construction, snow removal and traffic signals, to crossing guards, park maintenance and public playgrounds.

2019 Event Schedule:

Tuesday, May 21

  • Opening Ceremony and Flag Raising – 9 am
  • City Hall Atrium/Ken Whillans Square
  • Employees celebrate the start of NPWW.
  • Loader Challenge – 8 am to 3 pm
  • Williams Parkway Yard (1975 Williams Parkway)
  • City employees show off their skill and precision in the loader challenge.
  • Grade 4 Stormwater Management Pond Tours – 9 am to 2 pm
  • Rolling Wood Pond
  • Invited students will learn about stormwater drainage and plant trees around the pond.
  • Public Open House – 10 am to 2 pm
  • Sandalwood Parkway Works Yard (120 Sandalwood Parkway West)
  • Williams Parkway Operations Centre (1975 Williams Parkway)
  • Residents are invited to drop in for a guided tour.

Wednesday, May 22

  • Truck Rodeo – 8 am to 3 pm
  • Williams Parkway Yard (1975 Williams Parkway)
  • Driver skills are put to the test through challenging obstacles.
  • School Tours for JK to Grade 2 Students – 9 am to 2:30 pm
  • Williams Parkway Yard (1975 Williams Parkway)
  • Invited students will take a tour to see equipment and learn about road and park maintenance.
  • Public Open House – 10 am to 2 pm
  • Sandalwood Parkway Works Yard (120 Sandalwood Parkway West)
  • Williams Parkway Operations Centre (1975 Williams Parkway)
  • Residents are invited to drop in for a guided tour.

Thursday, May 23

  • Bus Pull Challenge – 10 am to 12 pm
  • Wellington Street (Main Street to George Street)
  • City teams race pulling Brampton Transit buses.
  • Worksopoly – 10:45 to 11:15 am
  • Wellington Street
  • Brampton’s Strategic Leadership Team will compete against each other in a challenging game of Worksopoly, moving across puzzle pieces to experience a day in Public Works.
  • United Way Greater Toronto Employee Food Festival – 12 pm
  • Gage Park
  • All City employees are invited to enjoy a food festival in support of the United Way. Various vendors will be offering food selections for $5.

Friday, May 24

  • Employee Recognition Awards
  • Public Works employees are recognized for service excellence

Other events

  • Public Works speed mentoring session with new Canadians
  • Promoting careers in public works at local schools
  • Public Works display in City Hall Atrium
  • Proceeds from food drive and other fundraising will be donated to local charity
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