Department of Facilities Management

Facilities Management

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Status of Campus Elevators
Posted August 4, 2015

The print shop elevator is currently out of service.

Unplanned Disruption of Power - Main Campus - Friday July 31, 2015
Posted July 31, 2015
Please be advised that this morning at approximately 8:55 am Brock University Main Campus Feeder M52 experienced an unplanned power disruption which was caused by a problem originating from Horizon Utilities. This impacted all buildings on Main Campus with the exception of Cairns Complex. Normal power configuration will re-established at approximately 10:00 am today. Occupants will notice a momentary power blip <5 seconds as the transfer occurs. Brock University Facilities Management staff will then start the process of verifying all building systems affected by the power interruption.

If you have any question regarding this work please contact Facilities Management Customer Service at x3717 or email facilitiesmanagement@brocku.ca or Dave Corbett, Manager, Electrical Services at dcorbett@brocku.ca

Notification of Painting - Plaza Building 300 Level - Starting Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Posted July 29, 2015
Please be advised that starting on Tuesday August 4, 2015 through Tuesday August 18, 2015, contractors will be painting the Plaza 300 Level corridor. This work will take place daily between 8am and 5pm. Contractors will be using an air scrubber to mitigate any odours from the zero VOC paint being used. Please exercise caution when traveling through area of work. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this work, please contact Facilities Management Customer Service at extension x3717 or email facilitiesmanagement@brocku.ca or Bryan Cober, Structural Services Manager at x3290 or email bcober@brocku.ca.

Notification of Contractor Work - Accessibility Improvements Jubilee Court - Starting Monday July 27th, 2015
Posted July 28, 2015
Please be advised that starting Monday July 27th, 2015 contractors will be performing accessibility upgrades and improvements to exterior ramps in Jubilee Court. This work will start with the areas around the south entrance of Decew by Stairwell 6 and the south entrance at Vallee. Alternate entrances/exits can be found at Decew by stairwells 5 and 15. Entrances will be signed and emergency egress will be maintained. Some noise disruptions and dust are anticipated as the work is completed. Please click here to view area of work. Upcoming accessible upgrades will take place upon completion of these upgrades to the Decew stairwell 5 and 15 access ramps and a new ramp will be added on the north side of Vallee.
If you have any question regarding this work please contact Facilities Management Customer Service at x3717 or email facilitiesmanagement@brocku.ca or John Dick, Grounds Services Manager at x4435 or at jdick@brocku.ca

Notification of Contractor Work - Mackenzie Chown J Block - Starting Thursday, July 16, 2015
Posted July 16, 2015
As part of the Mackenzie Chown Fire Alarm Replacement project, please be advised that contractors are continuing to work throughout the Mackenzie Chown Complex to install a new fire alarm system and decommission/remove the old system. Contractors work overnight (Monday through Thursday) from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. One crew will be working on all floor levels of Mackenzie Chown J Block starting Thursday, July 16, 2015. Work will continue in these Blocks until approximately late-July. Work continues throughout the entire Complex on fire alarm network equipment terminating in C Block. Subsequent notices will advise when work progresses to other blocks within the Complex.
If you have any question regarding this work please contact David Balasiak, Project Manager at x4149 or email dbalasiak@brocku.ca or Facilities Management Customer Service at x3717 or email facilitiesmanagement@brocku.ca

Notification of Move of Campus Planning, Design & Construction Offices – Wednesday July 15th, 2015
Posted July 14, 2015
Please be advised that the Facilities Management’s Campus Planning, Design & Construction office currently located at Schmon Place at 3350 Merrittville Highway, will be relocating to a new location at 573 Glenridge Avenue starting Wednesday July 15th, 2015. All contact information will remain the same including telephone numbers, fax numbers and email. Please see map found at: http://www.brocku.ca/webfm_send/7477 for new location.
If you have any question regarding this work please contact Facilities Management Customer Service at x3717 or email facilitiesmanagement@brocku.ca or Roland Mech, Interim Director Campus Planning Design & Construction at x 5901 or email rmech@brocku.ca

Notification of Application of Larvicide - All Owned and Leased Properties - July 6 to Sept 14, 2015
Posted July 14, 2015
Please be advised that from Monday July 6, 2015 to Friday September 14th, 2015, Brock University will conduct a larviciding program under the authority of the Medical Officer of Health, Regional Municipality of Niagara, to control larval mosquitoes in order to prevent their development into vectors of West Nile virus. Please click here for details.
If you have any question regarding this work please contact Facilities Management Customer Service at extension x3717 or email facilitiesmanagement@brocku.ca or John Dick, Grounds Manager at extension x4435 or email jdick@brocku.ca

Notification of Roadway Restriction to Vehicular Traffic - Walker Complex Aquatic Centre - Starting July 13, 2015
Posted July 13, 2015
As part of the Aquatic Centre Structural Repair project, scaffold erection on the east exterior elevation of the Eleanor Misener Aquatic Centre is nearing completion and erection on the north elevation has begun. Due to the size and complexity of the scaffold, two locations must project slightly onto Alphie’s Lane – the northeast and northwest corners outside the Aquatic Centre. In order to protect the scaffold and workers from vehicular traffic, concrete barriers will be installed on Monday, July 13, 2015. Signage, pylons, and reflective tape on the scaffold will warn drivers of the roadway encroachment. This scaffold will remain in place until early December 2015. Please click here to view area of work.
If you have any question regarding this work please contact David Balasiak, Project Manager at x4149 or email dbalasiak@brocku.ca or Facilities Management Customer Service at x3717 or email facilitiesmanagement@brocku.ca

Notification of Contractor Work - Walker Complex Aquatic Centre - Starting June 22, 2015
Posted June 18, 2015
Starting June 22, 2015, contractors will begin work at the Walker Complex Aquatic Centre, performing interior structural work above the pool deck, and exterior structural work around the building perimeter. This work will not impact the daily operation of the pool and is anticipated to be completed by mid-December, 2015. In preparation for this work to start, a site trailer will be set up on Thursday June 18th, 2015 and will be located on the north side of Walker Complex outside of the rowing centre. The site trailer will remain until the project is completed and will be located on the grass area. The trailer location will not impact traffic or pedestrian routes. Click here for map.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact David Balasiak, Project Manager at x4149 or email dbalasiak@brocku.ca or Facilities Management Customer Service at x3717 or email facilitiesmanagement@brocku.ca

Notification of Roofing Contractor Work - Beginning May 21, 2015 - Thistle Complex
Posted May 21, 2015
Please be advised that contractors will begin roofing work on the north side of Thistle Complex on Thursday May 21, 2015. Work will take approximately 8 to 9 weeks to complete, weather permitting and will take place daily Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. As the work is completed crews will be set up in the area between the north Thistle stairwell and the Thistle elevator near the loading dock. Some noise disruptions and occasional odors are anticipated as the work is completed. Please note that TH 151A-EX1 door will be designated “Emergency Exit Only” for the duration of this work. See attached map for area of work and pedestrian access.
If you have any question regarding this work please contact Facilities Management Customer Service at extension x3717 or email facilitiesmanagement@brocku.ca or Bryan Cober, Structural Manager at x3290 or email bcober@brocku.ca

Brock University keeps 1.2 million water bottles out of landfill
Posted April 22, 2015
Brock University will celebrate Earth Day today by raising a few tall cold ones - of water, that is - enjoyed in refillable water bottles. See the full story in The Brock News http://www.brocku.ca/brock-news/?p=33394

Notification of Upcoming Bridge Replacements and Road Closures - Niagara Region - Starting Monday March 30, 2015
Posted March 31, 2015
Please be advised that Brock University has received notification that phased work to replace two Regional Municipality of Niagara bridges will be undertaken during the period commencing Monday March 30th, 2015 and continuing through to August 2016. With information also provided at the Public Information Centre, held Monday March 30, 2015, the bridges to be replaced, along with their dates of closure, are: A. Beaverdams Road Bridge: Road 67 (Beaverdams Road, east of Highway 406) will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic at the bridge from April 6, 2015 to August 2015. B. Power Canal Bridge: Road 50 (Merrittville Highway, west of Highway 406 and immediately south of Decew Road) will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic at the bridge from August 2015 until August 2016. The Region has identified detour routes that can be used during the closure periods for both bridges and those routes will be signed by the Region accordingly. Please click https://www.niagararegion.ca/news/notices/march1820152.aspx for notice and information listed on the Niagara Region website.

Notification of Contractor Work in Mackenzie Chown - Beginning Monday, January 12, 2015

Posted January 9, 2015
As part of the Mackenzie Chown Fire Alarm Replacement project, please be advised that over the next 9 months, contractors will be working throughout the Mackenzie Chown Complex to install a new fire alarm system and decommission/remove the old system.
Crews will be working overnight (Monday through Thursday) from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. Two crews will be working in A Block and B Block over the next 4 weeks, before progressing into other blocks. A third crew will be working over the next 5 months on fire alarm network equipment terminating in C Block. Subsequent notices will advise when work progresses to other blocks within the Complex.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact David Balasiak, Project Manager at x4149 or email dbalasiak@brocku.ca or Facilities Management Customer Service at x3717 or email facilitiesmanagement@brocku.ca

Unplanned Disruption of Service - Print Shop Freight Elevator

Posted November 27, 2014
Please be advised that the Print Shop freight elevator is out of service until further notice due to a TSSA (Technical Standards & Safety Authority) mandated elevator upgrade. An update will be sent via email as information becomes available.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Facilities Management Customer Service at x3717 or facilitiesmanagement@brocku.ca or Dave McArthur, Associate Director, Maintenance and Utilities Services at x3278 or dmcarthur@brocku.ca

2015 Monthly Fire System Testing
Posted October 28, 2014
2015 Monthly Fire System Testing Schedule
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Facilities Management Customer Service at x3717 or email facilitiesmanagement@brocku.ca or Dave Corbett, Manager Electrical Services at x6201or at dcorbett@brocku.ca

Executive Summary of Results of Technical Investigations Brock University East Campus Lands / Woodside Drive
Posted October 4, 2007
The executive summary can be found by clickingHere

Work Request Form
Posted February 1, 2007
Please see the updated and consolidated customer service section by clicking WORK REQUESTS AND SERVICES