Roads

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City of Vaughan Permit Application Management
Better Practices Competition 2010 – Innovation Management Practices winner.

City of Windsor GPS Route Guidance and Spreader Control System
Better Practices Competition 2010 – Innovation Service Delivery Practices winner.

21 Management Practices That Foster Efficiency and Effectiveness in Road Operations
Identifying beneficial operating practices in the maintenance of unpaved roads. (June 2010)

City of Burlington Sanding/Salting Contracting Model Using Guaranteed Hours
The City of Burlington delivers winter control services across a mixed road system consisting of approximately 1,700 paved kilometers. (October 2004)

City of Guelph Proactive Anti-icing to Avoid Weekend Call-outs
The City of Guelph delivers winter control services across a mixed road system consisting of more than 1,150 paved lane kilometres in 2002. (August 2004)

City of London Year-Round Mix of Contracted and Direct Staff Resources
The City of London delivers winter control services across a mixed road system consisting of approximately 3,500 paved lane kilometres. (July 2004)

Peterborough County Voluntary Night Shift
Peterborough County delivers winter control services across a primary road system consisting of 1,470 paved kilometers. (June 2004)

York Region Contract Terms
Contract terms which facilitate timely call-out decisions by front-line patrollers. (May 2004)

City of Belleville Experimentation With Shift Deployment Models: 2-shift Schedule
The City of Belleville delivers winter control services across a mixed road system (Primary/secondary/local) consisting of more than 500 paved lane kilometers in 2001 (April 2004)

City of Guelph Experimentation with Shift Deployment Models: 3-shift model
The City of Guelph delivers winter control services across a mixed road system consisting of more than 1,15 paved lane-kilometers in 2001. (March 2004)

Grey County Benchmarking and measuring of Salt/Sand usage
Grey County delivers winter control services across a primary road system consisting of more than 1,600 paved lane kilometers. (February 2004)

City of North Bay Winter Patrol Responsibilities
City of North Bay isa a single tier municipality located on the north shore of Lake Nipissing, home to 53,654 people (in 2001). (January 2004)

Roads Winter Control Methodology Report
Identification of municipal "Best Practices" for roads-winter control operations using 2001 MPMP data.

Municipality of Chatham Kent Low Volume Gravel Road Deferred Service
The Municipality of Chatham-Kent has adopted a practice of careful attention to weather reporting, including locally-predictable periods of winter thawing. (May 2003)

Nipissing Township Banked Overtime
Nipissing Township staff have an agreed-upon condition of employment that all overtime will be fully banked. (May 2003)

Municipality of Magnetawan Ice Blade Treatment
The Municipality of Magnetawan's 1,794 households include a significant number of seasonal-use properties. (May 2003)

Bruce County Spot Treatment in Blowing Conditions
The County of Bruce regularly experiences lake-effect snow events with blowing conditions that lead to road closures due to reduced visibility and high accumulations. (May 2003)

United Counties of Prescott and Russell Flexible Working Hours
United Counties of Prescott and Russell (pop. 73,631) is an Upper Tier Municipality located east of the City of Ottawa on the Ottawa River. (March 2003)

County of Middlesex Two-shift Operation
The County of Middlesex provides a two-shift winter operation, coupled with a 24-7 winter patrol, that is scheduled from November to April. (March 2003)

Best Practice Detailed Methodology
To identify municipalities with lower than average costs per unit (efficiency), good effectiveness results, and credible reporting of winter control expenditures.

Questionnaire
Based on Municipal Performance Measurement Project Data for Year 2000.

County of Grey Detailed Winter Control Handbook
The County of Grey prepares a comprehensive Winter Control Handbook that identifies maintenance standards, materials application rates and expected load coverage by various sizes of equipment. (January 2003)

Town of Caledon Salt/Sand Mix
The Town of Caledon utilizes a mix containing 25% highway coarse salt and 75% sand (proportions mixed by weight). (January 2003)

Town of Caledon Full Cost Accounting
The Town of Caledon is a primarily rural lower-tier municipality in Peel Region (pop. 933.000) that is within the GTA commutershed. (January 2003)

Contact

Bruce McLeod
OMKN Coordinator

T 416.971.9856 ext. 350
TF 1.877.426.6527
F 416.971.6191