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Council looks at curbing snow removal into city streets

 

January 17, 2019

Karla Pomeroy

City of Worland crews work to remove packed snow and ice from along the curbs around the city. The city is also working on an ordinance to prohibit snow from being shoveled out into the street.

WORLAND - The Worland City Council will be considering an ordinance to address snow being shoveled into city streets.

City Attorney Kent Richins said he was preparing an ordinance that he hoped to be able to present to the council for review at the Feb. 5 meeting. He said currently city code restricts certain items like litter or other debris from being pushed from the sidewalk into the street. The code does not currently specify snow.

He said the new ordinance would better define the type of debris including leaves, grass and snow, that is prohibited from being swept onto city streets or...



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