Sherrill City Manager Brandon Lovett and Sherrill Police Chief Robert Drake have issued a Snow Emergency for the City of Sherrill beginning at 12pm (noon) on Saturday January 19, 2019 until Sunday January 20, 2019 at 11:59pm. Please see the information below and check back for updates during the weekend.
According to WKTV a Winter Storm Watch for our area is expected to bring heavy snow falls with total accumulations of 12 to 20 inches possible, and winds gusting as high as 35 mph.
During this Snow Emergency parked cars must be removed from from the city’s streets and city off street parking areas by 1pm on January 19th until the snow emergency is lifted. This rule is in addition to the no overnight parking on city streets, November 1 – April 30, between the hours of 2-7am.
The Sherrill Community Activity Center (CAC) will close at 4pm on Saturday 1/19/19. It will be closed Sunday 1/20/19.
Regular Trash Collection for Monday 1/21/19 will be performed on Tuesday 1/22/19.
Article 1219 of New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law (VTL) prohibits plowing, shoveling or blowing snow into a street or highway. This includes plowing the snow across a roadway to areas across from your driveway. Fines for a first offense include up to a $150 fine and/or 15 days in jail plus applicable surcharges.
As per the City Charter, Snow and Ice removal from sidewalks in front of and adjacent to properties are the responsibility of the property owner. The City of Sherrill will attempt to clear sidewalks after a snow event is completed pending manpower and accessibility. Snow removal of City streets are the primary public safety concern.
Help keep your home safe from winter fire hazards by ensuring your fire hydrants are clear and readily accessible in an emergency. Consider helping elderly friends, neighbors, or those with medical conditions to keep their fire hydrants clear too.