Roads Department

The Township of Minden Hills Roads Department operates primarily from its satellite office, located at 11445 Highway 35, 2.5 kilometers south of Minden. The Roads Department is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all Township roadways within Minden Hills, road construction projects, sidewalks, and municipal parking lots.

Staff Directory

705-286-3144

Director of Public Works Travis Wilson ext. 570
Operations Manager Chris Porter ext. 571
Lead Hand Wayne Fountain
Clerical Assistant – Public Works and Emergency Services Melanie Oates ext. 500

In case of an after hours road emergency, please dial 1-866-856-3247


The Roads Department employs 14 full-time employees including the Director of Public Works, Operations Manager, Lead Hand, Clerical Assistant, Operators and a Labourer.

There are 3 work yards located within the Township:

  • Yard 1 – located at 1987 Fleming Road, Minden
  • Yard 2 – located at 11445 Highway 35 – 2.5 km south of Minden
  • Yard 3 – located at 4564 County Road 121 – 0.2 km north of Kinmount

Hours of Operation
The Roads Department operates under different work schedules for both Summer and Winter.

Summer Schedule: takes effect from April 1 to October 31, with the Roads Department Operators and Labourers working 5:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Thursday, and closed on Fridays.

Winter Schedule: takes effect from November 1 to March 31 with the Roads Department Operators and Labourers working 5:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday to Thursday and 5:30 am to 11:30 am on Fridays.