City of Providence

Ordinance
23483
Continued Indefinitely
May 28, 2020 5:30 PM

Emergency Snow Parking Ban

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Department:Office of the City CouncilSponsors:Councilman Michael J. Correia, Councilman James E. Taylor
Category:*Ordinance

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Item Discussion

An Ordinance in Amendment of Chapter 23, “Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places”, Article I, Entitled: “In General”, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Providence, by adding Section 23-38, “Emergency Snow Parking Ban”.

Document Comments

AN ORDINANCE IN AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 23, “STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND PUBLIC PLACES”, ARTICLE I, ENTITLED: “IN GENERAL”, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF PROVIDENCE, BY ADDING SECTION 23-38, “EMERGENCY SNOW PARKING BAN”

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SECTION 1. Chapter 23, “Streets, Sidewalks, and Public Places,” Section 38, is hereby amended as follows:

Sec. 23-38. - Reserved. Emergency Snow Parking Ban

If, as a result of severe weather, the accumulation of snow and ice on the public ways of the City is expected to be four inches or more, causing or resulting in the parking of vehicles in a position or manner that may impede or prevent public works snow removal vehicles from properly clearing all city roads curb to curb, the Director of Public Works shall, along with the professional discretion of the Public Safety Commissioner, the Director of Providence Emergency Management Agency, the Director of Planning, the Director of Arts, Culture + Tourism, the contracted climatologist and the Mayor, implement a residential parking ban and a staggered parking ban for commercial districts.

SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall take effect upon passage.

 

Meeting History

Mar 7, 2019 7:00 PM Audio/Video City Council Regular Council Meeting
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COUNCILWOMAN RYAN Moves to Dispense with the Reading of the foregoing matters, Seconded by COUNCILWOMAN HARRIS.

COUNCIL PRESIDENT MATOS Refers the Ordinance to the Committee on Ordinances.

RESULT:REFERRED
Apr 9, 2019 5:45 PM Audio/Video Ordinance Committee Regular Meeting
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RESULT:CONTINUED WITH VOTE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Nicholas J. Narducci, Councilman Ward 4
SECONDER:Mary Kay Harris, Councilwoman Ward 11
AYES:Jo-Ann Ryan, Carmen Castillo, Nicholas J. Narducci, Mary Kay Harris, Rachel M. Miller
Sep 24, 2019 5:30 PM Audio/Video Ordinance Committee Regular Meeting
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RESULT:CONTINUED WITH VOTE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Carmen Castillo, Vice-Chairwoman
SECONDER:Rachel M. Miller, Councilwoman
AYES:Jo-Ann Ryan, Carmen Castillo, Rachel M. Miller
ABSENT:Nicholas J. Narducci, Mary Kay Harris
Jan 13, 2020 5:00 PM Audio/Video Ordinance Committee Regular Meeting
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RESULT:CONTINUED WITH VOTE [4 TO 1]
MOVER:Mary Kay Harris, Councilwoman Ward 11
SECONDER:Carmen Castillo, Vice-Chairwoman
AYES:Jo-Ann Ryan, Carmen Castillo, Mary Kay Harris, Rachel M. Miller
NAYS:Nicholas J. Narducci
May 28, 2020 5:30 PM Audio/Video Ordinance Committee Regular Meeting
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RESULT:CONTINUED INDEFINITELY [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Carmen Castillo, Vice-Chairwoman
SECONDER:Rachel M. Miller, Councilwoman
AYES:Jo-Ann Ryan, Carmen Castillo, Nicholas J. Narducci, Rachel M. Miller
ABSENT:Mary Kay Harris