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Posted on: March 20, 2018

[ARCHIVED] City of Newark Announces Closure Due to Severe Weather

Offices Closed Weather 3-21-2018

Based on the current forecast from the National Weather Service, the City of Newark announced City offices will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, March 21. Non-emergency essential personnel should not report. Emergency essential personnel are to report as required or scheduled. The City also declared a snow emergency will go into effect at 2 a.m. Wednesday.   In order to keep Snow Emergency Routes clear for Public Works plow crews, residents and businesses on snow emergency routes must remove all vehicles from the street prior to 2 a.m. to avoid being towed. Due to predicted snowfall, the City has instituted a category 3 winter storm response, which will require full crews for multiple shifts with an initial focus on keeping primary roads passable for emergency access, eventually moving onto secondary roads as the storm subsides. Residents and businesses are reminded that sidewalks must be clear of snow or ice 24 hours after the City declares the storm has ended. Notice will be posted on the City website and social media pages, and will be sent out via an InformMe notification. Citations will be issued for non-compliance.Additional information in response to the severe weather includes: 

  • Yard waste collections are cancelled and will be rescheduled for Saturday, March 24

  • All bulk collections for Wednesday and Thursday will be rescheduled for next Tuesday, March 27

  • Unicity Bus service ended at 3 p.m. today

  • All meetings and activities scheduled for tomorrow are cancelled 

Information on the Snow and Ice Control Plan, Snow Plow Routes, Snow Emergency Routes, the most current National Weather Service Forecasts, and general winter storm information can be found at Updates will also be posted to TV22 and the City's Facebookand  Twitter accounts.   

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