Schools Closed As Snowfall Prompts Snow Emergencies
February 16, 2021
By Jon King / firstname.lastname@example.org
With a Winter Storm Warning in effect through noon on Tuesday, all Livingston County-area public schools have canceled classes for Tuesday, while local municipalities declared snow emergencies. The National Weather Service says that as many as 8 inches of snow could fall across the region through Tuesday morning.
Livingston County Administrator Nathan Burd says that the county's governmental offices, including the courts, will open at Noon today, while "Public Safety Departments are operating as usual." He says that residents are encouraged to visit www.livgov.com to find specific departmental contact information if needed. Any court hearings that had been scheduled today will be rescheduled.
The cities of Howell & Brighton issued snow emergencies. In Howell, the emergency is effective unil 8am Wednesday. All vehicles must be removed from the streets in an effort to allow for the safe removal of snow, ice and debris from the roadway.
The City of Howell has also declared a snow emergency effective until 8am Wednesday. All vehicles must be removed...Posted by The City of Howell, Michigan on Monday, February 15, 2021
Brighton, meanwhile, has put a snow emergency into effect until 12am Wednesday. When a snow emergency is in effect, there is no on-street parking allowed along all city streets. All vehicles parked along the designated snow emergency route will be towed by authorization of the Police Chief after all reasonable attempts are made to inform the vehicle owner. Vehicle owners are responsible for the related fees.
The Village of Pinckney has declared a snow emergency until Tuesday at 4pm. According to a notice from the village, all vehicles must be removed from the streets in an effort to allow the safe removal of snow, ice and debris from the roadway.
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The Village of Pinckney is declaring a SNOW EMERGENCY...
Meanwhile, the Village of Fowlerville has also declared a snow emergency, effective until Tuesday at 5pm. Fowlerville officials say that when a snow emergency is in effect, all vehicles on residential streets are to be removed or they will be towed at the owner’s expense. Vehicles are to remain off the streets for the whole time frame of the Snow Emergency. In addition, on-street parking is prohibited.