Weeping Water Nebraska

A Town Hall meeting will be held Monday, September 25th at the Hopper Community Center.  Lt. Governor Mike Foley and District 2 State Senator Rob Clements will be there.

ORDINANCE NO. 589

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WEEPING WATER, NEBRASKA AMENDING SECTION 72.11 OF THE WEEPING WATER MUNICIPAL CODE TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROHIBITION AGAINST THE PARKING OF ANY VEHICLE ON THE PUBLIC STREETS OF THE CITY OF WEEPING WATER AT ANY TIME WITHIN 12 HOURS AFTER A SNOWFALL OF THREE INCHES OR MORE HAS OCCURRED WITHIN A 24 HOUR PERIOD, IF THE SNOW HAS NOT BEEN REMOVED WITHIN THAT TIME; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DATE UPON WHICH THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WEEPING WATER, NEBRASKA:

     SECTION 1.  That Section 72.11 of the Weeping Water Municipal Code relating to snow, weather emergencies, and highway maintenance, shall be amended as follows:

             (A)  The parking of any vehicle on the public streets of the City of Weeping Water shall be prohibited at any time within 12 hours after a snowfall of three inches or more has occurred within a 24 hour period, if the snow has not been removed within that time.

             (B)  A parked vehicle in violation of this section may be removed and parked, under the supervision of the City Police or any other designated person, to a suitable nearby location without further notice to the owner or operator of such vehicle.  The removal of any motor vehicle under this section shall be at the expense of the owner of said motor vehicle and the cost of the removal of said motor vehicle shall be paid in addition to any fine that may be assessed pursuant to a violation of any provision of this Ordinance.

            (C)  A violation of any provision of this Ordinance shall constitute a traffic violation.  Any person who is found guilty of violating this section shall be found guilty of a traffic infraction and shall be fined as follows:

                                        (1)  Not more than $100.00 for the first offense;

                                        (2)  Not more than $200.00 for the second offense within a one year period;

                                        (3)  Not more than $300.00 for a third and subsequent offense within a one year period.

     SECTION 2.  This Ordinance shall take effect and be in full force from and after its passage, approval, and publication or posting as required by law.

     PASSED AND APPROVED this 8th day of March, 2010.