Snow and Ice Operations - Hamilton/Wenham

Date: 11/12/2019 8:00 AM - 11/12/2019 4:00 PM

Location: Hamilton-Wenham Public Library
14 Union Street

South Hamilton, Massachusetts

Capacity:

27/30


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
wayne Town of West Newbury
Jake Town of Andover
Scott Town of Andover
Matthew Town of Andover
Rachel Town of Andover
Roland City of Newburyport
Lyn Town of Andover
Peter Town of Andover
Carlos Town of Andover
Ron City of Newburyport
John Town of Andover
Scott City of Newburyport
Amy Town of Andover
Arthur Town of Andover
Derek City of Lawrence
Lance City of Newburyport
Jen Town of Andover
Jeff Town of Andover
Daniel City of Lawrence
Mark Town of Lynnfield
Anna Town of Andover
Steve Town of Andover
Joe Town of Andover
John Town of Lynnfield
Jamie City of Newburyport
Bruce City of Newburyport
Gary City of Newburyport
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