Kenosha Common Council approves resolution setting review of city snow-removal guidelines

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Editor's Note: This story has been updated as of 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, to include more details from the meeting, as well as the full audio of this portion of the meeting. KENOSHA ⏤ During a Wednesday night meeting, the Kenosha Common Council gave final approval to a resolution calling for a review of [...]

Mid-Week Rewind Stories (Feb. 10, 2021)

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Public Works gives first approval to review of Kenosha snow removal policies

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KENOSHA ⏤ The city’s Public Works Committee moved a resolution forward Monday night calling for a review and potential overhaul of snow removal policies on city streets. The resolution, principally sponsored by Dist. 17 Ald. David Bogdala, calls for immediate changes ⏤ particularly to salting policies ⏤ as well as a longterm review of current [...]

Tonight’s City Meetings (Feb. 8, 2021)

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Kenosha Public Works Committee to discuss changes to snow removal policy KENOSHA ⏤ The city’s Public Works Committee will be tackling the recent, local hot topic issue of its policies for snow removal on city streets. A new resolution, principally sponsored by Dist. 17 Ald. David Bogdala, calls for immediate changes ⏤ particularly to salting [...]

City Snowplowing: ‘We are not treating our citizens equally’

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City Council critical of snowplowing on Kenosha streets during weekend snowstorm KENOSHA ⸺ While one alderperson heaped praise on local snowplowing efforts, others had an avalanche of complaints for the job done on city streets during last weekend’s snowstorm. During the alderperson’s comments portion of Monday’s City Council meeting, Dist. 11 Ald. Rollin Pizzala first [...]