Snow and Ice Operations - Lanesborough

Date: 11/7/2019 8:00 AM - 11/7/2019 4:00 PM

Location: Skyline Country Club
405 South Main Street

Lanesborough, Massachusetts

Capacity:

50/51


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
Dan Town of Williamsburg
Vincent City of Pittsfield
Mark Town of Peru
Cody Town of Ashfield
Gary Town of Hadley
Daniel Town of New Marlborough
John Town of Hadley
Jaye City of North Adams
William Town of Palmer
Patrick City of Pittsfield
Martin Town of Lanesborough Highway Department
Matthew City of Pittsfield
Garrett City of Pittsfield
Bill Town of Sheffield
Eric Town of Peru
Forris Town of Palmer
Charles Town of Lanesborough Highway Department
Scott Town of Hinsdale
Russell City of North Adams
Tristan Town of Adams
James Town of Adams
Jason Town of Hadley
Michael City of Pittsfield
John City of North Adams
Brendan Town of Palmer
Paul Town of New Marlborough
Matt City of North Adams
Michael City of Pittsfield
Brent Town of Cheshire
Austin City of Pittsfield
Charles Town of New Marlborough
Stephen City of North Adams
Adam Town of Adams
Martin Town of Sheffield
Bryan Town of Ashfield
Jeffrey City of Pittsfield
Scott Town of Lanesborough Highway Department
Dalton Town of Hinsdale
Nicholas Town of Ashfield
Bryan Town of Williamsburg
Tom Town of Ashfield
William City of Pittsfield
Todd Town of Ashfield
David Town of Hadley
Corey Town of Lanesborough Highway Department
Don Town of Williamsburg
Mark Town of Cheshire
Barton Town of Hinsdale
Jennifer Town of Williamsburg
Christian Town of Sheffield
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