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Summary of Ordinance No. 820
Impending Weather 2-15-2023
Impending Weather Information for February 15, 2023 forecast
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WINTER WEATHER & EMERGENCY SNOW ROUTES
Washington would like to remind residents as the forecasted weahter approaches that if snow accumulates 2 inches or greater, City employees will begin snow removal operations.
The City of Washington does have a designated Emergency Snow Route, as indicated below, that is marked with designated signage.
When a traffic emergency has been declared, it will be posted on the City’s Facebook page and submitted to local news media outlets and emergency alert system (IRIS) as available.
For the duration of the declared traffic emergency, it shall be unlawful to park a vehicle on any street designated an emergency snow route, or to operate a vehicle, unless it is capable of safely traveling through the designated emergency snow route and will not impede snow removal or cause a traffic hazard.
Traffic emergencies will remain in effect until terminated.
Notice of termination will be given via media outlets, websites, and emergency alert system (IRIS). If vehicles are not removed from the designated Emergency Snow Routes, they are subject to removal, towing and citation at the vehicle owner’s expense.
Designated snow routes are as follows:
(a) C Street from First Street to Fourth Street
(b) D Street from the north city limits to the north line of Hoerman’s Addition (city shop)
(c) F Street from the north city limits to Seventh Street
(d) Second Street from Crest Street to the east city limits
(e) Third Street from Lamar Street to the east city limits
(f) All of Lamar Street
(g) Sunset Lane from Lamar Street to Crest Street.
City Offers Surplus Equipment on Purple Wave
City of Washington is selling surplus items on PurpleWave.com. The closing date of the auction is March 7, 2023.
Items include a 992 Vermeer wood chipper, 2 - 500 gallon propane tanks, 1998 Chevy C1500 Pickup, an Onan generator, 1998 Pace sewer camera and trailer, 2 spools of wire, John Deere 826 snow blower, Patchman pothole patcher.
To view or bid, visit
Upcoming Traffic Changes to US 36
For Immediate Release:
City Council Pauses Curb & Gutter & Sidewalk Programs for 2023
City of Washington Pauses Curb and Gutter and Sidewalk Programs for 2023
US 36 Construction to begin
KDOT construction will affect traffic within the City of Washington starting next week.
US 36 Resurfacing to Begin July 13
US 36 Highway Resurfacing Project to Begin July 13
2022 Water Quality Report now available
City of Washington's 2022 Consumer Confidence Report is now available and may be viewed below.
Water Tower Project Complete
City of Washington Water project featured in KRWA publication
City of Washington Launches a Brand New Website! Subscribe Today!
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