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RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SPRINGFIELD

PUBLIC NOTICE

“Seasonal Dust Control Application”

 

The Rural Municipality of Springfield would like to remind residents interested in applying for the application of seasonal dust control, the RM is now accepting orders for the 2021 season. 

 

Applications will be received at the Public Works Building located at 27055 Oakwood Rd. Unit 2, up to and including April 30th of each year, or if April 30th falls on a weekend it will be the next business day.  The rate will be 50% of the actual rate of the current application cost. The annual cost shall be determined, and advertised, in the month of March and April of each year, and will be posted to the RM’s web site. The cost for the 2021 season for residents will be $.47 cents per foot (50% cost share), this includes all taxes. The cost to residents after April 30 will be .94 cents per foot.  The Department accepts cash or cheque only.

 

A minimum of 45 meters (150 feet) of dust suppressant is required, and not more than a 4.8-meter width (16 feet) is allowed unless deemed necessary by the Public Works Department.

 

The Municipality can not guarantee the effectiveness of the dust control suppressant. Once a dust control suppressant has been applied, no refunds will be made. The use of a dust suppressant is meant to control dust on the roadway, not to eliminate it completely.

 

The Municipality will not be responsible for any private dust control product applied to the roadway by a resident, and will maintain the roadway as deemed appropriate by the Public Works Department.  

 

For a complete copy of the RM of Springfield’s click Dust Control Policy.  

 

To download the application go to our website - Municipal Services>Public Works>Dust Control.   Or pick up an application at the Public Works office.

 

The Public Works office is open Monday to Thursday from 9:00 am to noon, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and Friday to 3:30 pm.    Hours may change as Provincial restrictions due to COVID 19 change, please check our website regularly for updated hours of operation.  The Municipality also offers a drop box at 100 Springfield Centre Drive, you must have the application form enclosed along with payment, and your sticks will be delivered to your location.  If you are attending the office in person please follow COVID 19 protocols when you arrive. Masks are mandatory as well as hand sanitizing.

 

Dust Control Application Form