Rock Island calls snow emergency


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Originally Posted Online: Dec. 20, 2012, 1:25 pm
Last Updated: Dec. 20, 2012, 2:28 pm
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Press release submitted by Michelle Martin, city of Rock Island

The City of Rock Island has declared a snow emergency effective immediately.

Parking on Snow Routes

Effective immediately, vehicles parked on marked snow routes will receive a $35 parking ticket.

Parking is not allowed on marked snow routes until the snow has been removed. Vehicles that remain in violation on Friday, December 21, 2012, will be impounded.

Snow Removal Policy

Major emphasis for snow removal is placed on primary streets and hills with secondary priority given to school areas. Residential streets are cleared when the primary and secondary streets are completed. The City does not clear snow from alleys or sidewalks.

Questions may be directed to Public Works at 309.732.2200 or pubworksmail@rigov.org.

















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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