Snow Removal and Ice Control Practices
Each year, the City seems to receive an equal share of compliments and criticisms for its snow removal efforts. While not meeting everyone's expectations, the Public Works Department has developed a snow removal plan for maintaining safe winter driving conditions on the nearly 44 miles of City streets. The key elements of that plan are as follows:
For both economic and environmental reasons, the City does not maintain a "bare pavement" policy for all streets. It is therefore, reasonable to expect some accumulated snow to remain on some streets.
Click here to access the Snow Policy adopted by the Common Council on June 7, 2010.
Click here to read an update to Cul-de-sac Snow Removal.
City Winter Parking Regulations Notification
The City offers an Alert Notification reminder when National Weather System winter storm messages prompts winter parking regulations. To sign up to receive text notifications to your cellular phone of the start of parking restrictions in the City, text this message: @elkhorndpw to: 81010 (this service is free, however, texting rates may apply). You can opt-out of messages at any time by replying: @LEAVE.