The City of Rossland Engineering and Operations departments provide many of the basic services that affect the daily lives of everyone who lives and works in Rossland. Primarily, the department is responsible for the administration, planning, maintenance, construction management and technical engineering of the City's infrastructure. This includes the production and distribution of over 900,000 cubic meters of water per year and the collection of over 400,000 cubic meters per year of wastewater. It also includes the maintenance of the City's streets, stormwater system, water and sewer infrastructure and civic facilities.
The Engineering and Operations Departments are staffed with a trained work force of 14 employees under the leadership of the Manager of Operations, Darrin Albo. The annual operating budget of the department is approximately $1.2 billion. Operating funds are derived from a number of sources including user fees, utility charges and General Fund revenue. The department is also responsible for implementing the storm water, street, wastewater and water capital programs of the City Council's five-year Capital Plan with a budget in excess of $1 million per year.
The responsibilities of the Public Works and Engineering department are distributed among the following divisions:
Darrin Albo - Manager of Operations (email)
Ph: (250)362-7396 ext.1237
Public Works Foreman / Inquiries (email)
City Hall: (250)362-7396
For after hours emergencies call the Regional Fire Services (250)364-1737. If you are reporting a water or sewer emergency, please be sure it is a city emergency. If the emergency is not within the City Infrastructure, the homeowner will be billed.
Reporting an Issue
The City relies on citizen input for reporting issues that you see around town. You can phone City Hall to report an issue on (250)362-7396, or you can report here.