Today’s highly interesting read (01/11/19): Why Cities, Not Individuals, Should Clear Snow From Sidewalks

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Waukesha, WI

When I post these articles there are times I’m not necessarily in total agreement.

Most cities across the United States leave the responsibility of sidewalk snow removal to homeowners, landlords, and businesses. The results are haphazard at best, and don’t account for vacant properties and residents who don’t have the physical ability to shovel or the means to pay someone to do it for them. In cold-weather cities, the most vulnerable residents can be at risk for months at a time.

OK. But I can just imagine property tax bills soaring even higher.

Read the entire column here.

One thought on “Today’s highly interesting read (01/11/19): Why Cities, Not Individuals, Should Clear Snow From Sidewalks

  1. Pingback: Clearing sidewalk snow; homeless women, poor parent sportsmanship, social media’s hurt on America | This Just In… From Franklin, WI

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