The Street Department is responsible for maintenance of city streets, alleys, and city parking lots. This department is also responsible for maintenance, repair, and operation of all tools, equipment, and vehicles.
The City Snow Removal Ordinance requires that no vehicles may be parked on the street after a 1" snowfall the streets have been plowed curb to curb.
Streets are normally swept once per month except in fall when they are normally swept once per week depending upon leaf accumulation.
Sidewalk Maintenance and Snow Removal Ordinance
ORDINANCE No. 236 (partial)
Section 2. Subd. 1. All snow, ice, dirt, and rubbish remaining on a public sidewalk more than 12 hours after its deposit thereon is a public nuisance. The owner and the occupant of any property adjacent to a public sidewalk shall use diligence to keep such walk safe for pedestrians. No such owner or occupant shall allow snow, ice, dirt, or rubbish to remain on the sidewalk longer than 12 hours after its deposit thereon.
Subd. 2. The street superintendent shall remove from all public sidewalks all snow, ice, dirt and rubbish as soon as possible beginning 12 hours after ant such matter has been deposited thereon or after the snow has ceased to fall. He shall keep a record showing the cost of such removal adjacent to each separate lot and parcel and shall deliver such information to the city clerk.