“Years of Service” milestones recognizes Township Employees

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The Township of North Dundas recently recognized four employees for “Years of Service” milestones, thanking them for their long-term service to the community, and their dedication, hard work, and loyalty. 

Robert Durant is a dedicated employee with over 25 years of service with the Township in Waste Management. He achieved 25 years of service in November 2020. He started as a labourer with the Township of Winchester and has progressed to his current leadership role of Lead Hand for the Waste Management Department. Robert knows all aspects of the Waste Management Department including landfill, recycling and hazardous waste handling. He is willing to tackle and solve any problem and is always happy to lend a hand to the residents.

Robert Durant is recognized by Mayor Fraser for his 25 years of service with the municipality. Photo from the North Dundas Township website

Tom Sloane celebrated his 25th year with the Township of North Dundas in 2020. Tom started with the Waste Management Department in 1995 and helped provide services there for 18 years. He joined the Recreation and Culture Department in 2014, when he transitioned into the position of Facilities Operator. In this role, Tom helps  maintain the municipality’s community halls, parks, open spaces, soccer pitches, baseball diamonds, fire halls, trails and pools. He is also a part of the team that maintains and operates the Winchester & Chesterville Arenas. Tom aids with special events that are hosted by the Township, as well as events that are hosted in our facilities, including the most recent EOHU coordinated COVID-19 vaccination clinics. His ongoing efforts and dedication to our municipal operations help us  continue to deliver a high level of customer service for recreational and social opportunities for our North Dundas residents and guests.

Tom Sloane is recognized for his 25 years of service by Mayor Fraser. Photo from the North Dundas Township website

Carl Munro achieved 15 years of service with the Township of North Dundas in December 2020. Carl is a dedicated Operator in the Public Works Department. He spends much of the winter plowing snow and has responded to countless calls in the middle of the night, followed by long hours in a plow during snow storms, to ensure that Township Roads are safe to travel. Carl is a skilled operator who also operates other equipment as required, including the grader during maintenance and road construction, and the backhoe. He is a member of the Public Works team that completes road maintenance including patching, shouldering, edging, sign installation, roadside mowing, ditching and brushing.

Laurie Piche-Gibson joined the North Dundas Team in November, 2015 as an Administrative Assistant in the Administration Department. She is the friendly voice that has greeted many people when they called the municipal office over the last five years and more recently, she has become one of the friendly faces that greet people at the front counter. Laurie provides exceptional customer service to the public and her co-workers, whether directing calls, answering questions about invoices, receiving payments, issuing marriage licenses, ordering supplies, or trying to find answers to the myriad of inquiries that she receives from the public.

Laurie Piche-Gibson is recognized by Mayor Fraser for five years of service with the municipality. Photo from the North Dundas Township website

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