Snow Emergency

RICHLAND CENTER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Press Release

December 15, 2016

Due to anticipated snow accumulations from the impending winter storm, officials from the City of Richland Center have announced that a snow removal emergency is in effect in the city until further notice. This snow removal emergency prohibits vehicles of any kind to be parked on any street or highway in the City of Richland Center between the hours of 10:00 pm and 7:00 am. The snow removal emergency begins at 10:00 PM Friday, December 16th, 2016. A follow up notification will be sent out when the snow removal emergency is lifted. Notifications will be made via WRCO, City of Richland Center website (http://ci.richland-center.wi.us/), Nixle alerts, and on the Richland County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page.

All vehicles must be removed from city streets and highways from 10:00 pm until 7:00 am each night that the snow removal emergency is in effect. Vehicles parked on any city street during these hours will be ticketed. The fine for a snow removal emergency violation is $15.00. In addition, vehicles may be towed at the owner’s expense.

Overnight, off-street parking will be available in five city-owned municipal parking lots located downtown. The five municipal parking lots are as follows: lot south of the Fire Department, lot south of the City Auditorium, lot north of Advanced Dairy solutions, lot across Jefferson St. (east of) Kwik Trip, lot north of K&K Furniture. Overnight, off-street parking will also be available at the community center parking lot, city hall parking lot and the parking lot in Krouskop Park. Vehicles need to be removed from these lots during the daytime to allow for normal use.

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