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Posted on: January 16, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Shoveling Sidewalks Demonstrates Respect For Community

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: January 16, 2015

The Village of Westmont strongly encourages all of our citizens, including residents and business owners, to be respectful of their neighbors and the entire community by taking the responsibility of shoveling snow from their sidewalks so that pedestrians have a clear and safe path when walking through our community.

“This is a matter of public safety and respect for your fellow citizen,” says Village Trustee and Public Safety Committee Chair Steve Nero. “Everyone’s busy, but this is important. Children walking to school, senior citizens, persons with various challenges - a lot of people count on the rest of us to be a good neighbor and do the right thing.”

When shoveling sidewalks, it is recommended that citizens are asked to clear paths the full width of the sidewalk so to allow everyone, including children, people with disabilities and the elderly, to travel freely using the sidewalks instead of the streets.

Additionally, when our snow plows are clearing the roadways, some snow gets pushed back into driveways. Please make sure to not return this snow back into the street, but instead try to shovel snow to the parkways. Working together, we can make sure that our roads and sidewalks are safe for everyone.

Westmont property owners are asked to clear sidewalks adjacent to their property at their earliest convenience following a snowfall. Landlords are responsible for keeping sidewalks, parking lots and all common areas, including open stairwells, free from hazardous conditions at all times.

For more information about snow removal, contact the Village of Westmont Code Enforcement Office at 630-981-6250. We appreciate your diligence regarding this important topic.


Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont Communications Director

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