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The next City Council Meeting is Saturday February 6th at the New Virginia Fire Station Meeting Room at 7:30 a.m. Please contact your City officials if you have any concerns or need to be at the meeting. The City will continue to follow the guidelines set forth by the Governor, at the time of the meeting. If you would like to attend the City Council Meeting please contact either Mayor Huston at 641-449-3672 or Clerk Baughman by email email@example.com or call 641-449-3492. Thank you
ORDINANCE NO 84
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 24 OF THE CITY CODE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SNOW EMERGENCIES AND THE CONTROL OF PARKING
Be it enacted by the City Council of New Virginia, Iowa:
SECTION 1. Chapter 24 of the New Virginia City code is amended by adopting the following new sections.
24.71 SNOW EMERGENCY. A snow emergency is defined as any accumulation of snow or ice of two inches or more requiring street clearance. The emergency shall continue through the duration of the snow or ice storm and the 72 hour period after cessation of such storm. Such emergency conditions shall be determined by the mayor, and may be extended or shortened when conditions warrant. No person shall park, abandoned or leave unattended any vehicle on any public street, alley or City owned off street parking area during any snow emergency unless the snow or ice has been removed or plowed from said street, alley or parking area and the snow or ice has ceased to fall. SUch ban shall be of uniform applications and the city shall publicize the requirements of this section prior to November 1 of each year.
24.72 TOWING. Any vehicle left unattended on a city street during a snow emergency shall be towed.
24.73 PENALTY. Any person violating the provisions of Section 24.71, shall upon conviction, be guilty of a simple misdemeanor.
SECTION 2. SEVERABILITY. If any section, provision, or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged to be in valid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional.
SECTION 3. EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance shall be in effect from and after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law.
CHAPTER 19 SIDEWALKS
19.07 SNOW REMOVAL. The abutting property owner shall remove the natural accumulations of snow and ice from the sidewalk within twenty-four (24) hours.
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