The rat control pilot is running

A brochure will be sent out next week to all residents of Area F describing our pilot rat control program.  The procedure for using the service is summarized below.  The service is available immediately, so you do not have to wait for the brochure to make the call.

[...] The core of the pilot is a “capped” price for professional rodent control.  Rural residents are ultimately responsible for rodent control on their property and should take appropriate preventative action as outlined in this brochure.  However, if more help is required, residents can follow the procedure below.  The RDOS has contracted with Orkin/PCO Services to provide rodent control at a cost to residents capped at $39, which is significantly lower than the unsubsidized cost of the service. 

Proposed rat control service in Area F

I asked RDOS staff in late June, 2010, to develop a pilot rat control program for the greater West Bench.  It will take some time to get the wheels rolling on this, but this is what I envision at this stage: