Snow Removal Required on Residential Sidewalks

Snow has officially dumped on the area and local governing agencies are reminding their residents that snow removal is required from sidewalks. Roosevelt City Public Works issued a reminder in December asking residents to shovel sidewalk snow onto lawns and to avoid parking on the street so plows can do their job. In a statement issued Thursday, Vernal City reminded residents that city code requires property owners to remove snow and ice from sidewalks that are on their property. Code also states that “it is unlawful for any person to push, pile or place snow or ice onto or across any City street in anyway that it creates an obstruction or creates dangerous conditions for pedestrian and vehicular traffic.” Vernal City invites the elderly or disabled, that may have a difficult time removing snow, to contact the City Offices at 789-2271.  

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.