On May 18th Public Works placed an order with Snoquip Inc. for the purchase of two new rotary plows (snow blowers). The
large one will be assigned to La Porte and the small one will be kept in
Quincy for clearing alleyways and clean up in the down town area. It will also be made available as needed for other areas of the county.
Also on the 18th Public Works participated in a statewide
exercise on emergency preparedness called The Golden Guardian, OES
Director Jerry Sipe coordinated Plumas County’s multilevel involvement
receiving many positive feedback's.
On the 18th and 19th the CHP performed a BIT (Biannual Inspection of Terminal) gaining Public Works a satisfactory rating. CHP
inspectors are responsible for inspecting a representative example of
commercial rated trucks as well as all driver and equipment records.
Public Works gained approval from the Board of Supervisors to allow promotional filling of the vacant Leadworker position in the Greenville area. Chuck
Pierson, a 31-year veteran of this department was the successful
applicant and will begin work in his new position on June 13th.