Good afternoon. This is Mayor Carolyn Kirk with an important message from the City of Gloucester’s code red emergency messaging system.
Effective at 7:00 pm this evening, Tuesday, December 17, 2013, the city has declared a snow emergency and parking ban on all city streets due to the arriving snow.
From 7:00 pm on Tuesday, December 17, until 7:00 am on Wednesday, December 18, all vehicles are banned from parking on city streets.
Violators of this emergency declaration are subject to ticketing and towing at the owners expense. Residents may park in municipal and school parking lots. If you park in a school lot, your vehicle must be removed by 6am tomorrow morning.
All residents and businesses are reminded that they are responsible for clearing snow from sidewalks adjacent to their property. Your cooperation during this parking ban is necessary for efficient and safe snow clearing efforts.
To repeat, the city of Gloucester has issued a parking ban on all city streets as of 7:00 pm Tuesday, December 17th. The ban shall be in effect until 7:00 am on Wednesday, December 18th.