Our volunteer driven chapter is active and involved all year long. We are proud of our acclaimed professional and technical education programs, such as Michigan Public Service Institute, our Annual Conference, and our technical workshop series. Our Chapter and Branches also host "Snowplow Roadeos," Equipment Shows, and local networking events. Get involved with Public Works professionals around the state - Join APWA Michigan Chapter!
Michigan Public Service Institute (MPSI) September 21 - 26, 2014 MPSI is a three-year training program that provides instruction expressly designed for public works supervisors, managers and directors. The MPSI course is divided into three one-week sessions (one week each year) focusing on training in public service and enhancing individual growth and professional development. The sessions are non-sequential and one may begin the three-year cycle at any time.
WINTER OPERATING TIPS FOR ICE & SNOW REMOVAL & Vendor Trade Show
Thursday, October 2, 2014 (Full day)–Bavarian Inn Lodge, Frankenmuth
Last winter was a very challenging one for all of us – creating many new issues to be dealt with. The purpose of the WINTER OPERATING TIPS FOR ICE & SNOW REMOVAL is to update operators and supervisors on the proper use of ice and snow removal equipment to reduce downtime due to the operator’s limited knowledge of today’s modern ice and snow removal equipment. Topics of the seminar will include ice & snow removal systems and procedures, application rates, and latest innovations; changes to snow removal planning for improved service; hydraulic systems proper product selection, processes and guidelines; best practices for winter operation, supply and shortages of fuel, salt and blades, brine making & filtering issues, operator input and tips. You will have the opportunity to network with others whose jobs focus on the same tasks, issues and concerns as yours. Also included is a vendor trade/equipment show where you can view exhibits on the latest in parts, tools, winter maintenance components and ice and snow removal equipment. Registration FormLearn More
WINTER VEHICLE MAINTENANCE TIPS Is Your Snow Fleet Ready For Winter? & Vendor Trade/Equipment Show
Thursday, October 2, 2014 (Full day) – Bavarian Inn Lodge, Frankenmuth
Last winter brought with it many challenges. This daylong workshop will focus on helpful hints and techniques that will keep your winter fleet up and running during the snow season. Topics of this seminar will include cold weather operation and maintenance; air brake and ABS trouble-shooting; troubleshooting electrical systems; hydraulic system developments, proper product selection, processes and guidelines. You will have the opportunity to network with others whose jobs focus on the same tasks, issues and concerns as yours. Also included will be a vendor trade/equipment show where you can view exhibits on the latest in repair parts, tools and winter maintenance components. Registration Form Learn More.
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