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Borough of Minersville Snow Emergency Declared

 

Due to the expected severe winter weather and chance of a significant accumulation of snow, the Borough of Minersville has declared a Snow Emergency. The Snow Emergency will be from 8 p.m. Monday, March, 13, 2017 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, March, 15, 2017.

There will be NO PARKING on Sunbury, Front and S Third Streets during this time.   Any vehicles parked on these streets will be ticketed and towed at the owners’ expense. The Borough is also requesting vehicles on the odd side of North Street be removed.  This declaration is to allow our plow trucks to maintain a wide travel lane for traffic.  Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

 

PLEASE REMEMBER

No residents can plow, shovel or blow any snow or ice from private property onto a public street, crosswalk, transit stop, or sidewalk.  Also, please do not deposit any snow and/or ice on or within 3 foot radius of any fire hydrant or within 15 feet of any intersection.

No person who has removed an accumulation of snow and/or ice within a parking lane can reserve the parking space with any type of objects, i.e. chairs, buckets, signs.

Any person using motorized equipment/vehicles, i.e. snow plows, ATVs, tractors, loaders, etc., are prohibited from piling any snow on a street.  All persons using motorized equipment/vehicles to move snow are required to remove the snow from the street.

For residents in the Parking Ban areas: Parking is available at the Little League Complex and the High School Stadium (in DESIGNATED areas)

Municipal Services Postponed/Cancelled

POSTPONED

  • Garbage collection will be moved from Tuesday, March 14 until Wednesday, March 15
  • The Borough Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 14 will be rescheduled until Tuesday, March 21 at 7 p.m.

 

CANCELLED

  • There will be NO ashes or recycling collection this week. Pickups will be done at the next scheduled collection.

 

 

Are you prepared for potential weather emergencies?

Severe Weather 101

Basic Disaster Supplies Kit

Home Emergency and Disaster Safety

Hurricane Preparedness – Be Ready

How To Protect Your Home From Flood Damage

Winter Safety and Preparedness

Tornado Safety Guide

Lightning Safety Tips

Fire Safety in the Home

 

Anyone with information on drug activity can call the Schuylkill County Drug Tip line at
800-414-1406.

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877-847-7472
570-739-2660

 

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