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Snow Removal

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When do I get plowed?”

Roads are plowed based on priority. The City has 13 snow routes. The priorities on these routes are major roads, followed by residential through roads, with cul-de-sacs and dead ends last to be plowed. Only City owned roads are plowed by City forces.
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Who is responsible for clearing snow from sidewalks?”

City Code Chapter 180 – Article 5-Snow and Ice Residents are responsible for clearing snow from their sidewalks.
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What is the City’s snow budget?”

The City budgets $500,000 per year for materials, overtime and equipment associated with snow removal (excluding capital purchases).
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What is the green material being placed on the road?”

ClearLane® enhanced deicer is a pre-wet sodium chloride made from a patented liquid magnesium chloride formula and mixing process. It allows less material on the roads with a better result, thereby potentially reducing costs.
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What are those white lines on the road?”

The City pretreats in advance of snow with a liquid brine solution that reduces ice formation and makes plowing more effective.
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