The County’s Facility Management
snow removal crew has worked especially hard this winter season. On-site
as early as 4:00 a.m., the crew is out and about before many County
employees are even out of bed.
crew first focuses on clearing snow and spreading salt on the parking
lots and walk ways of our 24/7 operations at the Public Safety Building.
The Nursing Home and Prison have their own crews who work diligently to
maintain the other 24/7 facilities. Salt spreading and general
assistance is provided as needed at those locations. After assuring the
24/7 facilities have been cared for, attention shifts to clearing and
treating walk ways around other County owned buildings and parking
areas. The largest demand for manpower is in the high foot traffic areas
surrounding the down town facilities. This winter our crew has endured
many hours in sub-zero temperatures.
The plan of action varies according
to each weather event. The crew keeps an eye on the forecast at all
times. The snow removal crew is on-site and in action before, during and
after all snow events including holidays and weekends. The crew is out
in the elements working to maintain safe walk ways for essential
personnel who must report to work, and for those navigating the down
town area. Our crew readily adjusts their schedules to respond to the
Please join us in recognizing their efforts this year. A HUGE thank you is extended to all of our team members for their dedication and efforts extended on the behalf of many.