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How Can the City Improve its Response to Snow?

Marlene Feist, Public Works Director of Strategic Development


Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 3:29 p.m.
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As the snow fluttered around earlier this week, now seems like a great time to ask citizens how the City can improve its response to the white stuff.

This last winter was filled with snow, ice, and bitter cold. The City completed three full-City plows, the most in a half-dozen years.

We heard from lots of citizens during the winter, and people raised a number of concerns. As a City, we are open to news ways of doing business, to stealing great ideas from other communities, and to reprioritizing what we do.

We probably can’t afford everything that people might like to see, so we wanted to talk to our citizens what’s most important to them. 

The City has compiled the citizen concerns we heard and is asking citizens to define how important each one is to them as part of an online survey. The survey will be available for the next two weeks, until Tuesday, April 25, and the results will help define which changes will be prioritized for implementation next winter.

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