FREE Snow & Ice Management Trainings

Winter Salt (photo courtesy of MPR)

Salt Courtesy of MPR

FREE Winter Smart Salting & Certification Applicator Training Events

Partners in Scott County are hosting a series of free workshops on best management practices for managing snow and ice on parking lots, sidewalks and roadways.  The practices will help save money, time and the environment.  An optional test will be offered at the end of the workshop to earn Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Level I or Level II Certification in Smart Salting.  Certified individuals are listed on the MPCA website.

Pre-registration is required. Email mbokman@co.scott.mn.us or call 952-496-8887 to register.

Workshop Dates & Locations

Mobile users please view this document for workshop dates & locations.


Certified Smart Salters can be found here.

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Winter Roads Flier October 2018
2019 Property Management Smart Salting
Title of Workshop Date Time Location Name Location Address
Winter Parking Lots & Sidewalks Wednesday, January 16, 2019 8:00am – 1:00pm (check-in 7:30am – 8:00am) Spring Lake Township Hall 20381 Fairlawn Avenue, Prior Lake, MN
Winter Parking Lots & Sidewalks Friday, August 23, 2019 8:00am - 1:00pm (check-in 7:30am - 8:00am) Shakopee Community Center 1255 Fuller Street, Shakopee, MN
Winter Roads – Level I Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:00am – 1:00pm (check-in 7:30am – 8:00am) Spring Lake Township Hall 20381 Fairlawn Avenue, Prior Lake, MN
NEW! Property Management Smart Salting Friday, October 18, 2019 9:00am - 1:00pm (check-in 8:30am - 9:00am) SCALE Regional Training Facility 17706 Valley View Drive, Jordan, MN
Winter Parking Lots & Sidewalks Tuesday, October 22, 2019 8:00am – 1:00pm (check-in 7:30am – 8:00am) SCALE Regional Training Facility 17706 Valley View Drive, Jordan, MN
Winter Roads – Level I Monday, November 4, 2019 8:00am – 1:00pm (check-in 7:30am – 8:00am) Shakopee Community Center 1255 Fuller Street, Shakopee, MN
NEW! Property Management Smart Salting Tuesday, November 26, 2019 9:00am - 1:00pm (check-in 8:30am - 9:00am) SCALE Regional Training Facility 17706 Valley View Drive, Jordan, MN

Workshop Descriptions

  1. Winter Parking Lots/Sidewalks Training
  2. Winter Roads - Level 1
  3. Winter Roads - Level 2
  4. Property Management

This class is most appropriate for private maintenance companies, property managers, schools, staff & volunteers who maintain parking lots & sidewalks.  At the end of class there is an optional state certification exam through the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).  It provides individual certification for those that choose to take the optional test after the class and pass it.  Individual who take and pass the test would earn the Level 1 Certification in Smart Salting.  Certified individuals are listed on the MPCA website.

Funding for the workshops is provided by the Board of Water & Soil Resources through the Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment

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