Public Works & Operations

1. Solid Waste:

The following rates apply to the Altona/Rhineland Landfill Site:  LANDFILL HOURS – Tuesday – Saturday – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

New Landfill Rates as of May 1st, 2017

Minimum rate (up to 200 kgs) – $10.00

Garbage (per metric tonne) – $45.00

Clean Shingles (not contaminated with other construction materials) – $35.00

Clean wood / clean fill (per metric tonne) – $25.00

Branches / brush – FREE

Garbage outside Altona/ Rhineland boundaries (per metric tonne) – $65.00

*Any oversized loads in one category will be charged the next higher rate.

The above fees apply to all persons delivering to the above noted site, including garbage contractors. All persons delivering to the above noted site who do not reside within the boundaries of the Municipality of Rhineland and the Town of Altona  must pay an amount equal three times the fees as listed here. The triple fee rate shall also apply to persons living within the boundaries of the Town of Plum Coulee.

2. Solid Waste/Recycling

The fee chargeable for each solid waste tag is $2.00.

3. Cemetery

All fees are subject to GST

a) The fees chargeable for the purchase of cemetery graves at the Altona Cemetery are as follows:

i) Single plot – $500.00  plus $150.00 for perpetual care = $675.00

ii) Double plot – $1,000.00  plus $300.00 for perpetual care = $1,350.00

iii) Cremation (Maximum of four urns per plot)

First urn – $500.00 plus + $150.00 for perpetual care = $675.00

Per urn after first is $100.00

iv) Infant plot (in designated area) – No charge

v.) 12 & Under    (must pay the $150.00 perpetual care) No charge

vi) Perpetual Care  to be charged on all plots and urns $150.00

b) Disinterment – Actual cost plus $50.00

4. Rental of Traffic Control Devices/Leisure Equipment/Hose

The fees chargeable for rental of traffic control devices/leisure equipment/hose are as follows:

a) Rental – 10% of replacement/event

b) Deposit – 50% of replacement/event

5. Fees for Special Services:

a) For custom work – Actual costs plus 30%

b) For a building service connection

i) For a 5/8 inch meter – Water permits (including meter) – $225.00

ii) For other meter sizes: Water permits (including meter) – Actual costs plus $50.00

iii) Sewer permits – $125.00

New Connections from mains to property line – Actual costs plus 10%

c.) For a curb cut permit – $30.00

d.) For office:

i) Zoning Map B – Wall Size

ii.) Lot Map – Wall Size

e.) For Septic Truck Dumping – per load – as per agreement with the R.M. of Rhineland

f.) for private Hydrant Maintenance – each $ 150.00

g.) water meter calibration (water/sewer rate Bylaw) – Actual Costs – $ 30.00

Should the meter be found to be malfunctioning all costs are to be reimbursed

h.) Lot grading staking – No Charge

i.) Water Service Activations – in accordance with Water & Sewer Rates bylaw

6.    Noxious Weeds:

The fee payable for the cutting of Noxious Weeds under the Noxious Weeds Act CCSM N110 shall be:

a.) Minimum per parcel hourly charges as listed herein (Section 8) (min. 1 hour)

b.) Per acre hourly charge as listed herein (Section 8) (min 1 hour)

c.) Maximum as per Act per incident $500.00

d.) Per Residential Lot hourly charge as listed herein (Section 8)

e.) Reforestation per tree Actual costs + $ 100.00

7.   Surplus Equipment/Materials

i.)   Culvert

New – Actual costs + 10%

Used – half of new price

ii.)  Misc. pipe

New – Actual costs +10%

Used – half of new price

8. The fees chargeable for Equipment Rental shall be as follows:

Equipment rental shall be based on availability taking into account Public Works & Operations staff workload. Town Staff must operate any equipment   rented and their time is  included in the rates shown. The Public Works Supervisor will only rent equipment and provide staff if it does not conflict with or otherwise compromise departmental ongoing work. The rate chargeable for equipment rental shall be as follows:

Note all Rates Shall have a minimum 1 hour charge

Trucks:

Single Axle Dump Truck – $75.00 per hour

Single Axle Dump Truck with sander – $130.00 per hour

Tandem Axle Dump Truck – $85.00

One ton – $60.00 per hour

Half ton (pickup) – $50.00 per hour

Tractors:

John Deere 7230 – $80.00 per hour

John Deere 7230 with 98″ Snow Blower – $100.00 per hour

John Deere 7230 with cultivator – $100.00 per hour

John Deere 7230 wit wing mower – $100.00 per hour

John Deere 2130 with 5′ mower – $60.00 per hour

Ford tractor with 6′ mower – $60.00 per hour

Ford tractor with 6′ box scarper – $60.00 per hour

Loaders:

John Deere 524k with bucket – $90.00 per hour

John Deere 524k with snow blade – $95.00 per hour

John Deere 524k with forks – $90.00 per hour

Volvo L50F with bucket – $85.00 per hour

Volvo L50F with snow blade – $85.00 per hour

Volvo L50F with forks – $85.00 per hour

Bobcat T650 with bucket – $70.00 per hour

Bobcat T650 with snow blower – $75.00 per hour

Bobcat T650 with mower – $75.00 per hour

Bobcat T650 with forks – $70.00 per hour

Chemical sprayers:

Note: the sprayer rates shall have a minimum 1 hour charge plus labour

John Deere 7230 with 250 gallon boom sprayer – $125.00 per hour

John Deere Gator with tow-able 50 gallon boom/wand spray – $90.00 per hour

Miscellaneous:

John Deere 770G Grader – $150.00 per hour

Kubota 3080 with sidewalk blower – $55.00 per hour

Kubota 3080 with Front Mount Mower – $55.00 per hour

Kubota 3080 with Front Mount Sweeper – $55.00 per hour

Elgin Pelican (street sweeper) – $95.00 per hour

Line Painter (hourly charge plus paint) – $50.00 per hour

Concrete saw (walk behind) – $90.00 per hour

John Deere Gator – $80.00 per hour

Vac Truck/combination sewer flusher – $275.00 per hour

Televising of Utility lines – $60.00 per hour

Sidewalk Sander – (plus winter sand) – $75.00 per hour

Culvert Steamer / hot wash – $75.00 per hour

Portable Diesel 180 cfm compressor – $50.00 per hour

Winter Sand – $25.00 per cubic yard

Sanding:

Labour: All above mentioned rates shall include one operator (town staff only) per unit. In the event that separate labour is required or additional labour is required the rate for such labour shall be set at $40.00 per hour.

Other Miscellaneous:

Packer (Wobbly) – $70.00 per day

Sheepsfoot – $50.00 per day