The draft version of the 2013-2014 Snow & Ice contract

The draft version of the 2013-2014 Snow & Ice contract for is now available to be viewed. Please look it over and let us know any of  your questions/concerns by by contacting Ali, ali.msica@comcast.cnet or by calling (888)842-SNOW (7669)

The Massachusetts Snow & Ice Contractors Association, Inc is excited to announce another Hydraulics Hoisting Class. As always, it’s being held in conjunction with Edgewater Career Training. The class will be held on Stuarday, Octopber 26 at 28 Foundary St. in South Easton, MA. It will start at 9am and should last 5-6 hours. (A light lunch will be served)

This class will prepare attendees for the Massachusetts Dept. of Publice Safety Hydraulics HoistingEngineer License. The state exam will not be given at this class. The class will prepare you for the 2a/1c state exam which covers all track type and rubber tired excavation equipment, including bob cats and uni loaders as well as all forklifts, lulls & tele handlers, including the moffett.

Attendees will leave this class with all approriate study material, sample tests and the exam application forms.

This class is open to the public. The cost is $275 per person.

Everyonhe must pre-register for the class as space is limited. To register, please email or you can reach me at (888)842-SNOW (7669)

The MSICA board of directors are currently in talks with MA DOT regarding contract negiotations for this year. It is unclear at this point whether it will be a 1 year contract or 2. Also we will be having our annual membership meeting in the near future to get your thoughts and opinions heard. As soon as we set a date for our gneral membership meeting, it will be posted right here on our web site.

The governor signed the Supplemental Budget Legislation on July 11. Money has been put into the system on Friday, July 12 and Monday, July 15. Scott Wilson of Mass DOT tells us some checks are being cut this week.. Everyone shoule be paid by the end of next week, week ending July 27. Some people may have received small checks already but that was money left over from last fiscal year.