Streets and Sewers
The responsibilities of the Street Department are many, including:
- Filling potholes
- Salting and plowing during the snow season
- Street repair
- Various other work throughout the city
The Department consists of a:
- Blacktop roller
- Five 2 1/2 ton dump trucks for salting and plowing
- Five full time employees
- Small dump trucks for patching
- Street Sweeper
- Utility pickup trucks
There is in excess of 81 miles of road in the City.
The responsibilities of the Sewer Department include; catch basin repairs and rebuilds, problems that develop with the underground storm and sanitary sewer systems. This could include repairing and replacing old or collapsed pipe, or the clean out of clogged pipes in the system.
The Department consists of the same five man crew that are in the Street Department, who work back and forth in each Department. The equipment available in the Sewer Department includes: a 2 1/2 ton block truck for catch basin work, a VACALL Sewer Jet Truck, and any of the Street Department equipment when necessary.
The responsibilities of the Sign Department include; installing and repairing street name signs, all traffic signs, and traffic lights within the city. The Department also paints intersection crosswalks and caution signs around all of the North Canton schools. It is also responsible for construction detour traffic control and accident cleanup.
This Department consists of:
- Bucket truck
- One man
- Panel sign truck
- Sign making machine
As with each of the other two Departments, additional manpower is available from the other Departments as necessary.