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Alder Jael Currie

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Council Vice President

Alder Jael Currie,
Council Vice President

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Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Currie’s Updates

First Snow Fall - Snow Removal & Alternative Side Parking Reminders

November 18, 2022 10:11 AM

Greetings friends and neighbors,

The first snow fall of the season happened in the last hours. The snow that started to accumulate on Thursday, November 17, and continued into Friday, November 18, 2022 must be cleared from public sidewalks by noon on Saturday, November 19, 2022. Prompt removal is always in your own best interest. If after removing the snow there is any ice on the sidewalk that cannot be removed, keep the sidewalk effectively sprinkled with sand or another suitable substance to prevent the ice from being dangerous. Do not rely in the outside temperatures to keep the public sidewalks free of snow and ice.
Free sand is available at several locations around Madison.


The City of Madison's alternate side parking restrictions begin at 1 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. 

Alternate side parking is in effect each night from November 15, 2022 to March 15, 2023. This parking rule is only enforced between the hours of 1:00am and 7:00am.

If you park on the street within Snow Emergency Zone, you only need to follow the alternate side parking rule when a Declared Snow Emergency is in effect.  

If you park on the street outside of the Snow Emergency Zone, you should follow the alternate side parking rules each night from November 15 until March 15.

What are the alternate side parking rules?
Vehicles parked on the street should be parked on the odd house numbered side of the street between the hours of 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. on odd numbered dates.

Vehicles should be parked on the even house numbered side of the street between the hours of 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. on even numbered dates.

Violations of the alternate side parking ordinance are punishable by fines of $20.  The fine increases to $60 during a declared Snow Emergency. Vehicles may also be towed.

Where is Snow Emergency Zone?
A map of the Snow Emergency Zone area can be found on the City of Madison Winter website.

In this area of Madison, alternate side parking is only enforced during Declared Snow Emergencies.

Residents who park their vehicles on the street within the Snow Emergency Zone should sign up to receive snow emergency alerts so you will know when to follow alternate side parking rules.

You can sign up for these alerts at the City of Madison Winter website, www.cityofmadison.com/winter

Where can I get reminders for where to park my car each night outside of the Snow Emergency Zone?
You can sign up to receive nightly text alert reminders on the City of Madison Winter website.

The winter website also has a feature that will tell you what side of the street to park on to be in compliance with alternate side parking rules.

Follow All Posted Parking Rules
Besides alternate side parking rules, you should continue to follow parking signs. Posted restrictions are enforced regardless of weather conditions.

Many streets within the Snow Emergency Zone also have a posted once weekly four-hour parking restriction. These restrictions are like other posted parking regulations. They are enforced throughout the winter months, including during declared snow emergencies.

Following all parking rules helps snow plowing operations because crews will be able to push the snow out of the road when cars are not blocking the plow truck's path.

Don't Let the Snow Lead to a Ticket or a Tow
In preparation of the snowy months ahead, the Streets Division recommends that you park or store boats, trailers, and seldom-used cars off the street to avoid fines and help keep your street plowed wide and safe all winter long.

Remember to plan ahead when parking on the street and be aware of any alternate side rules and always follow posted parking signs.
    
Additional Information

Winter parking information can also be obtained by calling the winter parking hotline at 608-261-9111.

The City of Madison winter website has all of the winter resources you need.

On the site, you can read more information regarding winter parking rules, and the ability to sign up to receive email and text alerts. 

And you can get more information about correct salt use, locations for free sand to use on sidewalks, or tips on how to bicycle in the winter, and more.
It is all available at www.cityofmadison.com/winter.

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