1/2/2014 - SNOW EMERGENCY PLAN OF ACTION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—JANUARY 2, 2014
SNOW EMERGENCY—PLAN OF ACTION
SUBMITTED BY MICHAEL SCHUPP, SUPERINTENDENT PUBLIC WORKS
*Be advised – Because this is expected to be a long drawn out storm, a plan of action has been devised by the DPW Management team to effectively plow city streets and deliver other services (sanitation) based on the current forecast and staffing levels. This plan can be amended as needed.
A Snow Emergency has been declared and is in effect as of 3:00 pm today (Thursday, January 2, 2014) and will remain in effect for 48 hours unless otherwise posted.
Parking Enforcement shall commence at 8:00 pm, Thursday, January 2, 2014 in all residential areas of the city. Business districts will be enforced after 10:00 pm, January 2, 2014.
Vehicles along Snow Emergency Routes should be ticketed and towed after 8:00 pm, January 2, 2014and KPD will be needed to help enforce parking along those routes.
Priority routes will be maintained throughout the storm and Snow Emergency Routes will be maintained until about 9:00 pm this evening. A general call out of all DPW personnel will commence at approximately 2:00am, January 3, 2014.
Refuse/Recycling pick up will be suspended for Friday, January 3. Regular pick up of the Thursday refuse/recycling route will commence Saturday, January 4.
Christmas tree pick up will be suspended until Monday, January 6, 2014.
City Parking Lots - access and egress points along w/driving lanes will be plowed. Lots will not be completely plowed until after all streets are properly cleared of snow.