All About Liquid Deicers - Dalton

Date: 12/5/2019 8:00 AM - 12/5/2019 3:00 PM

Location: Dalton Fire Department
20 Flansburg Road

Dalton, Massachusetts

Capacity:

18/30


Overview

Course Description

“All About Liquids” This class will walk you through the process for setting up an effectively implementing a liquid anti-icing program. Expert speakers will share valuable real world experience and knowledge.

Target Audience

This workshop will benefit individuals, from equipment operators to selectmen, who are involved in the treatment and decision making processes for roadway deicing.

Instructors

Mike Smith
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 can be reached at: mdsmith@umass.edu.

Marc Valenti
Marc is currently the Manager of Operations for the Lexington Dept. of Public Works in Massachusetts. During his tenure at Lexington, the Town has been able to transform their winter liquid operation to one that mirrors some of the best around the country. 

Kevin Collins 
Kevin is the General Foreman for the Town of Wellesley Highway Division. He has been with the DPW for 27 years and is responsible for the daily scheduling and operations for the Highway Division to include streets, sidewalks, drainage, and the snow and ice program. Kevin got involved in liquids in 2003 and still learns more each season. 

Shane Mark
Shane is the Director of Streets, for the City of Newton.

7:30 am Registration/8:00 am Class

 

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Casey City of Westfield
Michael Town of Dalton
Jamie Town of West Stockbridge
Fran City of Westfield
David City of Westfield
Riley City of Westfield
Steve City of Westfield
Paul Town of New Marlborough
Eric City of Westfield
Don City of Westfield
Zachary Town of West Stockbridge
Charles Town of New Marlborough
John Town of West Stockbridge
Michael City of Holyoke
robert Town of Cheshire
Barton Town of Hinsdale
Curt Town of West Stockbridge
Joshua City of Westfield
Instructors
  • Michael Smith
    Technical Training Specialist at UMTC UMass Amherst