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1/12/2018 : Snow Parking Ban Likely 1.13.18



NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 12, 2018

THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SERVICE FOR THE CITY OF KENT HAS ANNOUNCED THAT A SNOW EMERGENCY PARKING BAN WILL LIKELY BE PLACED INTO EFFECT SOMETIME DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2018.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE THE PUBLIC SUFFICIENT TIME TO REMOVE VEHICLES FROM CITY STREETS AHEAD OF THE FORECASTED STORM EVENT.

DURING A SNOW EMERGENCY, PARKING ON ALL CITY STREETS IS BANNED TO PROVIDE FOR SNOW AND ICE REMOVAL. VEHICLES THAT REMAIN PARKED ON CITY STREETS MAY BE TICKETED OR TOWED. A SNOW EMERGENCY EXISTS DURING ANY 24-HOUR PERIOD WHEN TWO OR MORE INCHES OF SNOW HAS ACCUMULATED.