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DC Snow Team Gears Up For Winter 2017/2018 with Dry Run Practice Session

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

On Friday, City Administrator Rashad Young and leaders of the DC Snow Team will kick off the 2017-2018 snow season with a dry run exercise and press conference at the Farragut Salt Dome. The Snow Dry Run is a training exercise for the 800+ members of the DC Snow Team (DPW, DDOT, DGS, DHS, Serve DC, and other agencies) to prepare for every aspect of the city’s snow and ice operations. About 500 plow drivers will drive their routes, while administrative, supervisory, logistics and IT employees will practice their functions at their respective sites.

During the press conference, DC Snow Team leaders will announce new components of this season’s operations and take questions.

WHO:
Rashad Young, City Administrator
Kevin Donohue, Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice
Christopher Shorter, Director, Department of Public Works
Jeff Marootian, Acting Director, Department of Transportation
Greer Johnson Gillis, Director, Department of General Services
Sharon Kershbaum, Chief Operating Officer, Department of Human Services
Delano Hunter, Director, Serve DC
Tommy Wells, Director, Department of Energy & Environment
Christopher Rodriguez, Acting Director, Homeland Security & Emergency Management
 
WHEN:
Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:00 am
 
WHERE:
Farragut Salt Dome
414 Farragut Street, NE