Commissioner John Schnadenberg is reminding residents that it’s not only
counterproductive, it’s also illegal, to blow or shovel snow into roadways.
At the Town
Council’s meeting Monday night, Schnadenberg said that plow drivers spend
hours during and after a snowfall clearing the streets. So blowing snow from
driveways and sidewalks back into the streets doesn’t make a whole lot of
sense. “It defeats the purpose of plowing, when snow is shoved back,” he
For the record,
doing so is a violation of Town Code and punishable by a fine of $100.
reminded motorists of the posted parking ban on Downtown streets between 12
and 8 a.m. during snow events of two inches or more.
in the Downtown makes efficient--and safe--plowing difficult, Schnadenberg
said. “Don’t leave vehicles parked during snowfalls or they will get towed.”
Schnadenberg asked residents of subdivisions not to park their vehicles in
cul-de-sacs during snow events. It’s tough for the drivers to plow a
cul-de-sac when they’re working their way around parked cars, he said.