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Hot Weather in Store for Southwestern BC

Posted July 13, 2018

While hot and sunny conditions are welcomed news for most, Environment and Climate Change Canada and Medical Health Officers are reminding residents to take precautions to protect themselves from the heat. Keep cool by:

  • Spending time in an air-conditioned facility (such as a shopping centre, library, community centre or restaurant) for at least several hours every day.
  • Dress for the weather by wearing loose, light-weight clothing. Protect yourself from the sun by wearing a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses.
  • Avoid sunburn, stay in the shade or use sunscreen with SPF 30 or more
  • NEVER leave children or pets alone in a parked car.
  • Check in on others - People living alone are at high risk of severe heat related illness.  
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Fleet Services

Who We Are

The Shops and Equipment Division is responsible for the repair and maintenance of over 300 Engineering and Parks vehicles and equipment ranging from pickup trucks to backhoes, street sweepers, tandem axle dump trucks, turf care equipment and snow removal equipment.

The primary function of the division is to provide quality repair and maintenance services in a professional and cost effective manner that ensures safe and reliable vehicles for the user departments.

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What We Do

  • Provide scheduled maintenance and repair to a diverse portfolio of larger equipment classes and vehicles
  • Provide capital asset planning with respect to vehicle acquisition and life cycle replacement strategies
  • Meet user needs by developing specifications to right-size the fleet and ensure the most cost effective and fuel efficient equipment is purchased
  • Provide and maintain a City fuel dispensing system
  • Adhere to vehicle and equipment safety requirements
  • Provide welding fabrication and repairs for City Departments

Inspections are performed by mechanics authorized by Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE) as Authorized Inspectors (AIs) at the City's garage facility.

Contact Us

We can be contacted directly:

Fleet Services:
Phone: 604-294-7221
 

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