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Snow & Ice Removal FAQs

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Below are frequently asked questions the city received regarding snow and ice removal practices.

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  • Is there anything I can do to help the city with its snow removal efforts?

  • Are there any parking exemptions in the winter?

  • Can I get help shoveling my sidewalk?

  • Does the city salt slippery sidewalks or trails?

  • How do I report a sidewalk that is not shoveled?

  • How does salt work in removing ice and snow from roads?

  • If my driveway is plowed in and I throw the snow back into the street, can city crews come by and clean it up?

  • Sometimes it seems especially icy following a storm. Does the city treat slippery areas?

  • What are the requirements for shoveling sidewalks?

  • What factors contribute to the effectiveness of salt in removing ice and snow?

  • What is the difference between community and neighborhood sidewalks?

  • Why aren't city streets always plowed curb to curb?

  • Why did the city plow snow into my driveway?