November Training & General Meeting

November Training & General Meeting

The “Training and General Meeting” will be held at the Buena Park, City Yard and will be hosted by Jeff Porter, Street Superintendent.  Larry Blocker with Road Works, Inc. will provide training instruction on the ever popular topic Pavement Maintenance Strategies.  This training session and meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. with registration from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.  This topic always generates large audiences, therefore please do send your reservations to Secretary, Joe Dillman by November 8, 2019 at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

October Training & General Meeting

October Training & General Meeting

The October training and general meeting will be held at the Grace T. Black Auditorium (Community Center) in El Monte.  Our hosts will be Salvador Mendez (Deputy PW Director and Christopher Ortiz (Superintendent) with the City of El Monte.  Josh Telle with United Rental will provide instruction on the "Confined Spaces in Construction."  The AskMSA topic will be "Vehicle Maintenance" and will be led by Gerry Lopez, Field Operations Manager with the City San Gabriel.  

Our meal menu for this meeting will be: Tacos – carne asada (beef), pollo asada (chicken) and al pastor (pork).  Rice, beans, quesadillas, diced onions, cilantro, grilled jalapeno, grilled onions, red and green salsa.  Agua frescas (Horchata and other fresh fruit)

Training/Education Fee is just $20 per person.  You can pre-pay, or pay at door: via cash, credit card or check payable to "Maintenance Superintendents Association."  Credit card authorization form is on page two of flyer.

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Training and General Meeting - August 13th

Training and General Meeting - August 13th

The August General membership meeting will bring some valuable training on disaster situations that we all hope never comes to our community.  Having that in mind, we as public agency administrators and managers must do all we can to network and learn how to be prepared for any disaster.  

We are happy to welcome Kevin Wilson, Public Works Maintenance Superintendent with the city of Thousand Oaks who is also the current President for the MSA's, Ventura Chapter.  Kevin has first-hand experience in both man-made and weather-related disasters.  Kevin will be sharing how his department responded to various severe emergencies that will include the Borderline Shooting, the Hill and Woolsey Fires along with the mud/debris flow aftermath.  You can count on hearing valuable insiders first-hand experience on dealing with and responding to these disasters.  This will be a networking opportunity, so be prepared for a time of questions and answers.  Bring your City Manager, department director and administrators to hear discussion on these topics.

Past President, Gerry Lopez will host this meeting at his facility in San Gabriel.  Gerry will also facilitate the “AskMSA” session on the topic “Proactive Maintenance Program.”  

July Membership Meeting & Training

July Membership Meeting & Training

The July general membership meeting will be hosted by and held at the West Coast Arborists, Headquarters facility in Anaheim, CA.  Andy Trotter with WCA has arranged for two training sessions to occur, one held in advance of our general meeting and a second topic during the general meeting.  The pre-meeting training session begins at 10:00 a.m. on the topic "Street Tree Revival" where John Mahoney (WCA) will speak on "Learn about reusing urban wood from city trees back in the communities from where they came."  During the general meeting, WCA's Pat Mahoney and Victor Gonzales will speak on "Updates In Tree Trimming Contracts" and is described as "Current issues with liabilities of urban trees, peak demand for tree trimmers, and, a glut in the market of greenwaste."
WCA is graciously sponsoring a meal catered by Dutch Oven Diner and features smoked brisket, pulled pork, smoked sausage, green salad, roasted cream corn, brown rice pilaf, apple & berry cobbler with ice cream.  The meal is free to agency members and vendors pay $15 per person. 

JCL TRAFFIC SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT INC.
Joy Wirsatien
(213) 622-9775 Office
(626) 825-1270 Mobile
Chapter Vendor Representative

 

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CRAFCO, INC.
Rob Manriquez
(909) 822-6822‬ Office
‭(909) 238-8416‬ Mobile
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(213) 798-7024
Santa Fe Springs, CA

 

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Scott Givens
(562) 404-8889
Downey, CA

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