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DPW Facts

Staff

Mark Koning, Director
Gary Postema, Deputy Director
Del Fend, Public Works Foreman
Pat Paas, Public Works Foreman
Alex Jansheski, Garage Foreman

Tracey Muilenburg, Administrative Coordinator

2 Mechanics (includes Foreman)
10 Equipment Operators
2 Building Maintenance Employees

DPW Maintains

Major Streets

44.95 Miles

Local Streets

69.02Miles

Building Maintenance (in square feet)

Walker City Hall

1990

 58,400

Addition

2000

 

Walker Library

1990

 8,896

Walker Public Safety Building

2000

 35,756

Walker Fire Station #2

2006

16,546

Walker Fire Station #3

1977

 13,805

Walker Community Restroom

1997

 856

City Central Park, 

3 Restrooms

2000

 2,550

Alpine Estates Park,
1 Restroom

2002

 



Pic Services SnowPlowingWinter Maintenance

Average Snowfall in Walker: 86 inches
Materials used: 2,500 tons of salt and 10,000 gallons Liquid De-Icer

Equipment

10 trucks used for snow routes
2 trucks for backup
3 pickups Culdesacs, city lots
1 loader and backhoe with snow pusher

Road Maintenance

Approximately 5-6 miles of Micro seal, per year
1-2 miles of overlay, per year
5-10 miles of crack seal per year

For further information, call (616)791-6854.