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M.S.I.C.A. President and Board Members Meet With Governor Baker

Posted on Apr 07, 2015

  On Friday, April 3, 2015, M.S.I.C.A. President, Matthew Frazier, as well as Directors Brad Ness and David Colter, met with Governor Baker and State Senator Vinny deMacedo.  On behalf of the Association and its members, a huge thank you was extended to the Governor for his swift authoring of a supplemental budget which included […]

Governor Approves Supplemental Budget, Payments to Follow

Posted on Apr 02, 2015

Governor Baker approved and signed the supplemental budget late yesterday evening.  As you know, that bill included additional funding for Snow & Ice Contractors.  Payments have been on hold since February 7th. The $50M in funds should be available to MassDOT within a week, and they will immediately begin processing outstanding invoices.  We anticipate that […]

Supplemental Budget Out of Senate and Into Committee

Posted on Mar 20, 2015

The supplemental budget bill was passed in the Senate late yesterday.  The bill now looks slightly different than when it started, which is common.  The money for snow and ice remains the same, but there are other portions of the bill that must be discussed and worked out in committee.  The joint House/Senate committee will […]

Supplemental Budget Currently With Senate

Posted on Mar 19, 2015

  As of 3:00pm today, March 19, 2015, House Bill 60 has moved to the Senate.  We expect the Bill, which was endorsed by Gov. Baker, to pass the Senate very soon.  This Bill will provide $50M in funds for snow & ice payments.  All payments for work done after February 7th are currently on […]

Help Update Our Site – Pictures Needed!

Posted on Mar 16, 2015

  Do you have any photos from this record setting winter?  We are currently working on a make-over to our site and we would love to include pictures from the 2014-2015 snow season.  If you have any pics that you are willing to share, please send your digital pictures to sarah_msica@yahoo.com. If there are any […]

Supplemental Budget Passes House, Heads to Senate

Posted on Mar 12, 2015

House Bill 60, sponsored by Gov. Charlie Baker, has passed the house and is currently with the Senate.  It is expected to pass in the Senate as well, and we anticipate that the Governor will sign off as soon as it does.  This Bill includes $50M in funding for snow and ice contractors.  All payments […]

All Payments On Hold! Take Action Now!

Posted on Mar 11, 2015

As you all know, the Bay State has seen unprecedented and relentless snow this winter season.  In just a few short weeks, the state blew through its snow & ice budget plus an additional $150M in deficit spending authority. Our President, Matthew Frazier, has been in discussions with MassHighway officials as well as various state […]

Record Snow Fall, Blizzard Conditions and Freezing Temperatures Challenge Snow Fighters

Posted on Feb 16, 2015

We certainly have had a rough few weeks here in the Bay State!  This past weekend saw another batch of snow dumped down on winter-weary New England.  The forecast certainly interrupted many folks plans for Valentine’s Day, and was a cause for concern for many businesses like florists and restaurants who count on this holiday […]

Massachusetts Snow Fighters Rise to the Challenge!

Posted on Feb 03, 2015

With record setting snow fall across the Bay State over the last week, our members have been out in full force for over a week.  With public safety at the forefront, our crews have worked around the clock to keep the roadways safe for commuters and travelers alike.  In many places we have faced fluctuating […]

Annual Membership Meeting – October 30th

Posted on Oct 20, 2014

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30TH @ 7:00 P.M. RAYNHAM PARK 1958 BROADWAY RAYNHAM, MA ELECTION OF DIRECTORS * REVIEW NEW CONTRACT LANGUAGE * FIND OUT ABOUT THE PROMPT PAYMENT GUARANTEE * Q&A REGARDING THE SUDDEN CHANGE IN MADOT’S DRASTIC REDUCTION IN RATE FOR CLOSE-LOOP AND WING PLOW

 
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