Winter Info

1.  Please shovel your sidewalks to allow pedestrians to walk safely. Remember if you have a corner lot with sidewalk, you need to shovel out the curb ramp going to the street.

2.  When you shovel and plow that the snow cannot be deposited into the street. Municipal Ordinance 8.06 (3) SNOW NOT TO BE DEPOSITED IN STREETS. No person shall deposit or cause to be deposited any snow or ice taken and removed from his premises or elsewhere upon any sidewalk, alley, parkway, public place or street in the City. This does not apply to sidewalk removal on North Water and Pearl Streets in the downtown business area.

3.  Where does your Sump Pump discharge?? The City is asking residents that are discharging their sump pumps to the street, to move the discharge to your back yard. There has been a number of icy spots in the past on the city streets due to sum pump discharge, let’s not have any this year. These icy spots are a public nuisance and a safety issue. See City Ordinance 14.23(3).…/Sump_Pump_Discharge.pdf