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City Wants Help For 'Major Snow Events'

Annapolis is looking for private companies to assist with snow removal this winter.

Annapolis' Department of Public Works is looking for additional manpower and equipment to help city crews handle major snow events.

“In 2010, Snowmaggedon shut down the city for days and was devastating to local merchants," Mayor Josh Cohen said in a press release. "Forecasters are predicting an above-normal snowfall again this year, so we are doing everything we can to be prepared.”

Cohen has directed Public Works Director David Jarrell to compile a list of local companies to support city staff and "ensure that we are well positioned to mount a full-court press in the event of another major blizzard." 

The Department of Public Works is looking for the following types of equipment:

Type lll Snow Truck

  • Single Axle Dump Truck with plow
  • 5 - 8 Ton Capacity Body
  • Rear Salt Spreader

Type ll Snow Truck

  • Tandem or Tri Axle Dump Truck w/Plow
  • 10 - 14 Ton Capacity Body
  • Rear Salt Spreader

All companies that are interested in working with Annapolis during snow events should contact Robert Couchenour at 410-263-7967.

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