Crews are out plowing for a second time today.
A snow emergency was issued for Richfield just before 2 p.m. Sunday. Other cities such as Minneapolis, St. Paul, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale, St. Louis Park and Richfield's neighbor, Bloomington, issued snow emergencies much earlier in the day. Accoding to the City of Richfield website, Richfield doesn't have snow emergencies, but rather uses a snow parking ban ordinance from Nov. 1 through April 15 each season. However, with the major winter storm that rolled through overnight, Richfield Streets and Forestry Director Chris Link told Richfield Patch an emergency has been issued. "Vehicles must be removed from the street until they are plowed curb to curb," Link said in an e-mail to Patch. "City crews will be plowing the entire City, for a …
While snowflakes aren't flying, Richfield's city ordinance went back into effect Nov. 1 and will last until April 15.
The ordinance will be in effect until April 15, 2013.
With snowflakes falling on Thursday afternoon, it's the perfect time to remind residents that Richfield's snow parking ban ordinance will go back into effect as of Nov. 1 and last until April 15, 2013. If you want to avoid a ticket or your car being towed, here are a few things to know about the ordinance: In addition, Richfield Public Works says it is also illegal to place your trash carts and cans in the street, alley or on the sidewalk, as this also interferes with plowing initiatives. If you have questions or comments about the ordinance, call 612-861-9178 for recorded information, call 612-861-9170 for Richfield Public Works or call 612-861-9800 for Richfield Public Safety.