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Posted on: August 29, 2018

[ARCHIVED] FREE Workshop on Winter Maintenance of Parking Lots and Sidewalks

Salt Courtesy of MPR

Attend this FREE training offering information on best management practices for managing snow and ice on parking lots and sidewalks. The practices will help you save money, time and the environment. An optional test is offered at the end of the workshop to earn Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Level 1 Certification in Snow & Ice Control Best Practices. Certified individuals are listed on the MPCA website.

Who should attend? Contractors, Property managers, Schools, Staff & volunteers who maintain parking lots & sidewalks

Preregistration is required!  Contact Melissa Bokman at [email protected] or call 952-496-8887.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Selection of materials
  • Application rates & materials
  • Weather conditions & storing materials
  • Calibration
  • Keeping surfaces safe
  • Policy
  • New maintenance methods
  • Environmental effects

Event Details:

First Offering:

When: Monday, Sept. 24, 2018

Time: 8:00AM—1:00PM  (7:30AM—8:00AM check-in)

Where: McColl Pond Environmental Learning Center, 13550 Dakota Ave S, Savage, MN

2nd Offering:

When: Friday, October 26, 2018

Time: 8:00am – 1:00pm (check-in 7:30am – 8:00am)

Where: New Prague Fire Station, 505 5th Avenue NW, New Prague, MN

Check the Scott County website for future workshop details at:

Salt image courtesy of MPR

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