Snow and Ice Operations - Sturbridge

Date: 10/9/2019 8:00 AM - 10/9/2019 3:00 PM

Location: Sturbridge Public Safety Complex
346 Main Street

Sturbridge, Massachusetts

Capacity:

27/27


Overview

This course will teach planning for winter weather and cover:

  • The proper use of salt and liquid anti-icers and the environmental impacts.
  • Pre wetting and pre-treating
  • Anti-icing vs. De-icing.
  • The use of sand and it’s environmental impact.
  • Equipment calibration, usage specification and technology.
  • Snow and ice policy for public review. 
  • Cost benefit analysis of salt vs. sand.

Registration 7:30 AM. Class begins at 8:00 AM.

Please see course flyer for more information.

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Brian Town of Sturbridge
Kimberly Lynn Town of Sturbridge
Tyler sturbridge dpw
Butch sturbridge dpw
Mark Town of Sturbridge
Ron Town of Sturbridge
John Town of Sturbridge
Mike Town of Ware
Ben Town of Sturbridge
Jason Town of Ware
Mike Town of Brookfield
Daniel Town of Sturbridge
Joe Town of Ware
Donald Town of Brookfield
Steve Town of Ware
David Town of Sturbridge
Brian Town of Sturbridge
Mark Town of Ware
Andrew Town of Sturbridge
Brian Town of Sturbridge
Dave Town of Sturbridge
Sean Town of Ware
Ryan Town of Brookfield
Bill Town of Ware
Michael City of Boston
Andrew Town of Sturbridge
Fred Town of Ware
Instructors
  • Michael Smith
    Technical Training Specialist at UMTC UMass Amherst
    Michael Smith is the Baystate Roads Technical Training Specialist. He was a Highway Superintendent for 20 years where he developed and implemented modern road maintenance techniques. Mike was responsible for day to day operation and long range planning for the municipality.

    Before retiring in 2015, Mike was also a firefighter for 34 years. He is a lifelong resident of Heath, Massachusetts, whose teaching style includes a healthy portion of humor and student interaction. Mike can be reached at: mdsmith@umass.edu