Chapter 12.75
SNOW EMERGENCY ROUTES

Sections:

12.75.010    Designation.

12.75.020    Publication.

12.75.030    Snow emergency – Declaration authority – News bulletin.

12.75.040    Coordination of snow removal activities with other jurisdictions.

12.75.010 Designation.

Certain arterial highways and school bus routes in the City of Covington, to be identified and so designated by the Director of Public Works, are declared snow emergency routes. Such snow emergency routes shall be the first roads and streets to be sanded and/or cleared of snow. (Amended at request of department 2/08; Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.48.010))

12.75.020 Publication.

The Director of Public Works shall issue a news bulletin to all newspapers of general circulation serving City of Covington, a listing of all such snow emergency routes. Such listing of snow emergency routes shall be prepared and a news bulletin issued annually, prior to the second Monday in November. (Amended at request of department 2/08; Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.48.020))

12.75.030 Snow emergency – Declaration authority – News bulletin.

The Director of Public Works, or authorized representative, is empowered to declare a snow emergency. The Director shall establish guidelines for conditions which will warrant the declaring of a snow emergency. When a snow emergency is declared, the City public information officer shall issue an emergency news bulletin to all radio and television stations and newspapers serving the City of Covington, and to the police, fire and emergency medical services agencies, so that there may be coordination for the deployment of personnel and equipment. (Amended at request of department 2/08; Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.48.030))

12.75.040 Coordination of snow removal activities with other jurisdictions.

The Director of Public Works shall coordinate the City of Covington snow removal activities with Federal, State, County, and other applicable local jurisdictions located within or adjacent to City of Covington for the purpose of continuity in clearing snow emergency routes. (Amended at request of department 2/08; Ord. 38-02 § 2 (12.48.040))