CODE RED – Issued at 6pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2014.
Good afternoon. This is Mayor Carolyn Kirk with an important message from the City of Gloucester’s code red emergency messaging system.
If you tend to park in school lots during parking bans, please listen especially carefully to this message.
Effective at 7am tomorrow morning, Wednesday, February 5th, the city has declared a snow emergency and parking ban on all city streets due to the arriving snow storm. Due to the timing of this storm, parking is also prohibited from school parking lots.
From 7am tomorrow morning, Wednesday, February 5th until 7am on Thursday, February 6th, all vehicles are banned from parking on city streets and school parking lots.
Violators of this emergency declaration are subject to ticketing and towing at the owners expense.
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 removal efforts.
To repeat, the city of Gloucester has issued a parking ban on all city streets and school parking lots as of 7am tomorrow morning. The ban shall be in effect until 7am on Thursday, February 6th.
Thank you for listening, and this concludes this message.