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City of Moncton celebrates National Public Works Week


May 12, 2015

MONCTON – The City of Moncton is pleased to celebrate the 2015 National Public Works Week, from May 17 to 23, under this year’s theme, “Community Begins Today”. 

“Public works play an essential role in our community’s quality of life,” says Mayor George LeBlanc. “Our employees are a dedicated team responsible for a wide variety of services and the daily operations that make our city a better place to live. National Public Works Week gives us the opportunity to recognize their hard work.” 

City of Moncton Public Works crews are responsible for, amongst others, snow clearing and salting streets; collecting garbage; managing the municipal water and sewer infrastructure, maintaining municipal parks, grounds, facilities and buildings; maintaining and repairing the City’s fleet of vehicles.

The program for the National Public Works Week celebrations will include:

  • School Tours, taking place at the Moncton Coliseum from May 20 to 22. 
      
    - Wednesday, May 20: Magnetic Hill School is visiting from 9 to 11 a.m. 
    - Thursday, May 21: Hillcrest School is visiting from 9 to 11 a.m.  
    - Friday, May 22: École Sainte-Bernadette is visiting from 9 to 11 a.m.
    - The following equipment will be displayed for the children: Water and sewer utilities “demo stage,” tree / boom truck, loader, grader, tandem truck, garbage truck, electrical traffic lights display and water meter/conservation demonstration. 

The City of Moncton has been celebrating Public Works week for over 20 years.

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Media Contact:

André Cormier
Communications Officer
City of Moncton
506-859-2686
andrem.cormier@moncton.ca