Notice: Declaration of Snow Emergency, Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Date Posted: Thursday, January 20th, 2022


Declaration of Snow Emergency

Due to Weather forecast and in accordance with Section 10.08.010 of the Municipal Code of the Town of Townsend, a Declaration of Emergency has been issued in the Town of Townsend at 6 AM, today, Thursday, January 20, 2022. 

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 1 pm, today, Thursday, January 20th, 2022.  The area is forecasted for a wintery mix, followed by snow accumulations of 1-2 inches.  Residents are advised of the potential for a slippery commute as the rain turns to snow this morning. 

Residents with even numbered addresses are directed to remove all motor vehicles that are parked on the side of any road within the corporate limits of Townsend. Parking of all vehicles on the even numbered addresses side of the street is hereby prohibited and will remain prohibited during the continuance of the snow emergency. Parking on the side of Townsend maintained streets bearing odd-numbered addresses is permitted.

The Town snowplow contractor has been placed on standby to begin plowing after snow accumulations reaches 2 inches.

Thank you.