City snow removal
Posted by Shannon Myers 8 months ago
Hi, does anyone know who to get ahold of for city snow removal? When the plows cleaned out the alley they left a big pile where I park in from of my house and am getting stuck where I have to park now. Thanks!
Posted by Dogeatdog 8 months ago
Call the City. It's on them. But remember, it's up to you to keep your drive way clear. They have not done snow removal, only pushed it around. Rather sad the city has let it get this bad. Wait until it melts and floods. There should be some lawsuits coming down over this one.
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Posted by Earl Bennett 8 months ago
3 of my vehicles are buried bad. 2 I would have to tow out of parking spot in front of house. I would need at least a day's notice if they want to plow my street (unlikely), to get my vehicles out of their way. Now that might be an actual use of their Pink "Courtesy tickets". Only if their gonna plow otherwise here it is more harassment.
Posted by Wayne White 8 months ago
Guys grab a shovel and get some exercise, for goodness.
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Posted by Earl Bennett 8 months ago
Thanks Wayne been shoveling away! Problem even if I get it out of spot, I wouldn't be able to get it down the street even to corner because of the snow in street. Now after 3 days the 4 wheeler traffic has got the snow kind of packed down to where some cars might make it, but might need a few with ya to help push at spots depending on car. 4wd trucks are no problem. We will let cars sit a little longer. A merry winter wonderland it is

They are removing the snow by Lincoln school today since very early this morning so that should help with some of the issues.
Posted by Wayne White 8 months ago
You know Earl I sometime forget that you guys get snow that lasts for weeks and months . In Denver our snow comes but then goes within a day or two. How much snow have you had the last 30 days looks like a lot. I remember ruts so bad you couldn't turn off a street until you come to a busy cross street.
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Posted by Sunny 8 months ago
We used to live in Minnesota where they are accustomed to heavy snowfalls. Yes, they plowed the residential streets, but they did not plow to the middle and haul it away. They plowed to the side and did NOT clear driveways or crosswalks. YOU cleared your own. A 3 - 5 ft. bank of heavy snow, not the fluffy stuff we get here, at the end of your driveway was not unusual. The whole month of Feb., the temp didn't get above zero! This is an unusual amount of snow for us and the city crews are working hard to keep our streets navigable, so buck up and be thankful for what they do. If you can't shovel, hire some kids or contact your church youth group for their stewardship. I, too, remember the ruts, Wayne. They were on the arterial streets as well as the residential. Sometimes the ruts in the residential areas were one lane in the middle of the street. If you met someone, one of you had to back up to an intersection!
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Posted by Earl Bennett 8 months ago
Well my snowball in hell is melting. 4 AM this morning the city started clearing my street (1/2 block from Lincoln school). I would like to thank them for that. "THANKS" I owe ya one ! I would have moved my 4 WD had I known...
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Posted by MRH 8 months ago
I think some information was published in the Monday issue of the Miles City Star. I was surprised to see the information on what roads would be cleared this morning. Maybe they will continue providing this information.
Posted by moos 8 months ago
Sunny may be thankful for MC's snow cleanup efforts, i on the other hand am an ingrate! City taxpayers are footing the bill for the residential street snow removal and crews are thanked with some heafty overtime pay on their checks. Im curious has anyone seen city crews armed with only $20 wallyworld snowshovels to tackle snow removal ?? I dont have a bobcat or cat grader/dump truck at my disposal for 10 lb ice chunks & 10 ft high pile of snow they left for me to deal with!
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Posted by cubby 8 months ago
Dammed if they do and dammed if they don't.
Never going to please everyone
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Posted by Earl Bennett 8 months ago
Actually I have seen some of the policemen & city workers w/ shovels in hand helping motorists that get stuck on the small piles in middle of street they are trying to remove. I'll get myself out, others without 4WD may not be as lucky, but I am sure they appreciate the help.