Snow and Ice Operations - Marlborough

Date: 11/21/2019 8:00 AM - 11/21/2019 3:00 PM

Location: Jericho Lodge
496 Brigham Street

Marlborough, Massachusetts

Capacity:

40/40


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.

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Kevin City of Marlborough
Allan City of Marlborough
David Town of Westminster
Ben Town of Littleton
Anthony Town of Littleton
Alan Town of Westminster
Craig Town of Hubbardston
Nicolas City of Fitchburg
Travis Town of Hubbardston
Michael Town of Westford
James City of Marlborough
Robert Town of Hubbardston
Chris City of Marlborough
Jacob City of Marlborough
Christopher Town of Holden
John Town of Natick
Javier City of Marlborough
Tony Town of Wellesley
Ken Town of Natick
Nelson Town of Wellesley
Elizabeth Town of Wellesley
Neil Town of Hubbardston
James Town of Westminster
Jacob Town of Hubbardston
David Town of Westford
Tyler City of Marlborough
Tim Town of Westminster
Benjamin Town of Hubbardston
Craig City of Fitchburg
Kevin Town of Westford
Justin City of Marlborough
Mike Town of Wellesley
CHRIS Town of Hadley
Timothy City of Marlborough
Jonathan Town of Westford
Mario City of Marlborough
Alex City of Marlborough
Louis Town of Westford
Gary City of Fitchburg
Jason City of Marlborough
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