Snow Removal Policy & Procedures
 

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Step 1:  Anticipate through weather report(ing) snow fall to exceed two inches.  Be prepared and ensure City snow equipmment is prepared in a timely manner.

Step 2:  Communicate with City Administrator the need to to begin alerting the public of potential snow fall if expected to exceed two inches.  City Staff will be informed of decision and contact, through City’s email listing, the public.

Step 3:  City Maintenance and/or City Administrator will notify  television media outlets.

Step 4:  City Maintenance and/or City Administrator will notify radio media outlets.

Step 5:  Follow-up notice will be delivered via email through the City’s mass email listing.

Step 6:  Contact local businesses to inform them of snow removal alert.

Step 7:  Communicate Emergency Snow Route(s) if appropriate.

Step 8:  Clear Emergency Snow Routes.

Mailbox Policy

Mailboxes should be constructed stabile enough to be able to withstand snow coming off the end of the plow.  If damage occurs due to snow hitting the box, the City is not responsible for repairs.

Snow on Roadways

Depositing snow in any fashion (plowing, shoveling or blowing) unto a road (primary, arterial, collector or local street) and/or sidewalk is illegal.

The City of Worthing asks all citizens to obey these policies designed to keep the streets and sidewalks safe during winter months.


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