Monday, January 31, 2011

Grandview Declares Snow Emergency

Because of the heavy snow and/or ice expected tonight and tomorrow throughout the day, the City of Grandview has declared a snow emergency today for the period January 31 through February 3 this week.  In accordance with the Grandview City Code, Section 14.6.1, the City may call a traffic snow emergency based on falling snow, sleet or freezing rain, or on the basis of a weather bureau forecast for severe weather and hazardous or dangerous driving conditions.
 
With the declaration of a snow emergency, police are authorized to remove or have removed any vehicle from the streets or rights-of-way when the vehicle:
 
(1)    Is determined to be parked on an emergency snow route during a declared traffic snow emergency.
(2)    Is stalled on an emergency snow route, and the driver does not appear to be effectively removing it.
(3)    Is parked in violation of any parking ordinance or any other provision of law and is interfering with snow removal operations on said street.
 
Click here to see the designated  emergency snow routes.

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