The Operations Department is headed by Shawn Berriault, C. Tech., Director of Operations, and is comprised of five distinct operations: Engineering/Development Services, Maintenance Operations, Midland Transit Operations, Wastewater Operations and Water Operations. An explanation of the Town's Water and Wastewater Operations responsibilities is found under Town Hall/Departments/Water & Wastewater (the information under this Water/Wastewater section includes weekly bacteriological test results, monthly and year end reports and the Town's recently completed Waterworks Master Plan Update Report).
The municipal infrastructure assets consist of approximately 270 lane kms. of roads and 47 kms. of sidewalks. Rick Dalziel, Manager of Maintenance Operations, leads a team of 13 dedicated maintenance operators and 3 mechanics in providing a variety of road maintenance and heavy equipment services throughout the Town. The Maintenance Operations division provide municipal services in several areas:
- Road maintenance, including repairs, replacements, line painting, patching and crack sealing
- Sidewalk maintenance, including repairs, replacements, patching and grinding
- Curb repairs
- Sanitary and storm sewer maintenance
- Road side ditch maintenance
- Street and traffic signs including traffic signal lights
- Street lighting
- Snow ploughing and snow removal on roads, sidewalks and municipal parking lots
- Boulevard grass cutting and weed control
- Municipal tree maintenance
The Town of Midland operates one transit bus that covers 2 routes on an hourly cycle (north route takes 1/2 hour to complete and south route takes 1/2 hour to complete). The bus leaves Midland Public Library at 15 minutes to and 15 minutes after every hour, beginning at 6:45 a.m. weekdays, with the last bus leaving at 5:45 p.m. Saturday Service is similar, with the first bus leaving the Library at 8:45 a.m. and the last bus leaving at 4:45 p.m. More information regarding Midland Transit, its routes (including a map) and fare and ticket pricing is available on this website from the Home Page on the right hand information column under Midland Transit.
*NEWS* The Joint Transit Link into Penetanguishene to begin Monday, February 1st, 2016. Please CLICK HERE for updated schedule and map information.