By , Staff Reporter
Mount Vernon News

MOUNT VERNON — The city will be looking at ways to improve the snow emergency parking ordinance.

Mayor Richard Mavis said the problem of cars not being moved off designated snow emergency streets crops up “every few years,” and this winter has made it apparent the present ordinance needs to be updated.

For example, Mavis said, the current ordinance calls for the first response to a vehicle not being moved within 24 hours of a snow emergency being declared, is to issue a ticket.

“A ticket doesn’t indicate an emergency,” Mavis said.

However, the problem isn’t as simple as towing cars right away.

The rest of this article is available to Mount Vernon News subscribers. To continue reading, please log in or purchase a subscription. Login to the e-edition. The article will only be available for thirty (30) days.

 

 

Rules: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don’t attack other commenters personally and keep your language decent. If a comment violates our comments standards, click the “X” in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member.

Comments are closed.