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Feb
15
posted on February 15, 2021

CITY OF MORENCI ISSUES SNOW EMERGENCY FOR FEBRUARY 15, 2021 INTO FEBRUARY 16, 2021 & REMINDS RESIDENTS ABOUT SIDEWALK SNOW REMOVAL

Under the authority of the Chief of Police, a snow emergency is being declared under Section 20-67 of the Morenci Code of Ordinances starting with two (2) inches of snow accumulation on February 15, 2021 until streets are plowed on February 16, 2021. Vehicles and trailers left on the street will be found in violation of Section 20-67 of the Morenci Code of Ordinances and shall be ticketed and / or towed from the street. Owners of such vehicles will be responsible for all tickets, towing, and storage fees.

Property owners are also advised that it is a violation of the Michigan Motor Vehicle Code to blow and / or deposit snow onto public streets, sidewalks, or municipal parking areas. Any person engaged in such are subject to being ticketed.

Lastly, property owners are also reminded that pursuant to Section 18-47 of the Morenci Code of Ordinances that sidewalks are to be removed of snow by noon after a snowfall. Those failing to comply will be subject to a ticket and / or snow being removed from the sidewalk by the City of Morenci or a contractor of the City of Morenci’s choosing with the property owner then responsible for the cost of such removal.