2017 National Public Works Week

 

The City of Brampton celebrates National Public Works Week (May 23 to May 26, 2017) by raising public awareness of our services and activities related to the maintenance and operations of roads (road construction, snow removal, traffic signs and traffic signals) as well as public parks (pathways, trees and playgrounds). It also reco​gnizes the hard work and dedication of public works professionals in our community.

Event Schedule

Tuesday, May 23

  • Opening Flag Raising - 9:00am - City Hall
    Staff celebrate the start of NPWW. Flag raising will take place at Ken Whillans Square.
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  • Loader Challenge - 8:00am to 3:00pm - 120 Sandalwood Pkwy Works Yard
    Watch City staff show off their skill and precision in the loader challenge.
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  • Grade 4 Stormwater Management Pond Tours - 9:00am to 2:00pm
    Invited Grade 4 students will visit Iron Block Pond stormwater management pond in Brampton to learn about stormwater drainage in a subdivision and plant trees around the pond.
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  • Public Open House - 10:00am to 2:00pm
    Citizens are invited to drop in to one of the following locations for a guided tour:
    • Sandalwood Parkway Works Yard
      120 Sandalwood Pkwy W
    • Williams Parkway Works Yard
      425 Chrysler Dr
    • Williams Parkway Operations Centre
      1975 Williams Parkway
    • Parks Operations Centre
      129 Glidden Rd

Wednesday, May 24

  • Truck Rodeo - 8:00am to 3:00pm - 120 Sandalwood Pkwy Works Yard
    Driver skills are put to the test through challenging obstacles.
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  • School Tours for Invited Students - 9:00am to 2:30pm - 120 Sandalwood Pkwy Works Yard
    Invited Grade 2 students will tour our Works Yard to see equipment and learn about road and park maintenance, and participate in a scavenger hunt.
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  • Public Open House - 10:00am to 2:00pm
    Citizens are invited to drop in to one of the following locations for a guided tour:
    • Sandalwood Parkway Works Yard
      120 Sandalwood Pkwy W
    • Williams Parkway Works Yard
      425 Chrysler Dr
    • Williams Parkway Operations Centre
      1975 Williams Parkway
    • Parks Operations Centre
      129 Glidden Rd

Thursday, May 25

  • Bus Pull Challenge - 10:00am to 12:00pm - Wellington Street
    City staff race pulling Brampton Transit buses.
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  • Canada 150 Commissioner’s Challenge – 10:45 to 11:15am - Wellington Street
    Brampton’s senior management will compete against each other in a trivia/lacrosse challenge to see who knows the most about Canada and public works!

Friday, May 26

  • Employee Recognition Awards - 12:30pm - 425 Chrysler Dr Works Yard
    Public Works staff are recognized for service excellence.

Other Events

  • Promoting careers in public works at local schools
  • Public Works Display at City Hall Atrium
  • Food drive and fundraising proceeds will be donated to charity
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