Episode 030 – The APWA Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award with Mark DeVries and Bret Hodne

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At the 2008 APWA North American Snow Conference, APWA President Larry Frevert presented the APWA Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award to five agencies. This was the first year this award was presented.

Mark DeVries, Maintenance Superintendent with McHenry County, IL, and also the APWA Winter Maintenance Sub-Committee Chair, and Bret Hodne, Public Works Superintendent with the City of West Des Moines, IA provide us information on this new award.

The guidelines and nomination forms can be found on the APWA web site at: http://www.apwa.net/About/Awards/2008Awards/

Congratulations to the five award recipients:

  • City of Chicago, Illinois, Department of Streets and Sanitation
  • City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Public Work Department
  • North Texas Tollway Authority, Plano, Texan
  • Shingle Creek Watershed Commission, Plymouth, Minnesota
  • Westchester County, New York, Departments of Public Works
  • Thanks to Mark and Bret for taking to time to educate us about the award.

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