Department of Public Works

Snow Plow Contractors
The Blackstone Department of Public Works needs snow plowing contractors for the 2016-2017 winter season.
All vehicles must be equipped with a snowplow, legally registered, andcovered by the owner's compulsory vehicle insurance.
For rates and more information call (508) 883-9331 or email.
 
MANDATORY
WATER BAN
NO OUTDOOR WATERING
Such as lawns, car washing, pool filling.
Vegetable gardens may be watered on an odd/even basis between the hours of 5:00 am - 8:00 am only.
There will be enforcement of violators.
 
Tips to Prevent Stormwater Runoff Pollution:
*Never dump anything down storm drains or in streams.
*Pick Up after your pet
*Compost your yard waste
*Use fertilizers sparingly and sweep up driveways, sidewalks, and gutters
*Keep storm drains clear
*Dispose of litter properly
 
Water and Sewer Rates (Quarterly Billing)
The fee for late payments is $20.00 and added daily interest
Water Usage
For 0-10,000 gallons of water used the charge is $32.50.
For 10,001-50,000 gallons used an additional $4.25 per thousand gallons is charged.
For 50,001-100,000 gallons used an additional charge of $6.00 per thousand gallons is charged.
For 100,001 - 999,999 gallons used a final charge of $7.50 per thousand gallons is charged.
 
Sewer Usage(Billed Quarterly)
For 0-10,000 gallons of sewer used the charge is $55.00.
For 10,001-50,000 gallons used an additional $7.95 per thousand gallons is charged.
For 50,001-100,000 gallons used an additional charge of $10.20 per thousand gallons is charged.
For 100,001 - 999,999 gallons used a final charge of $11.90per thousand gallons is charged.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jimmy Sullivan Superintendent (508) 883-9331
Kelly Paterson Secretary
Amy Sutherland Secretary (508) 883-9331