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Council to Make Final Votes on Sand Pond Powerboat Ban, Snow Ordinance Changes

Warwick City Hall
 Warwick City Hall.
Warwick City Hall.

Warwick, RI —The Warwick City Council meets Monday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in City Hall to consider second (final) passage on four resolutions, including a ban on gas powered boats on Sand Pond, parking restrictions on Wells and Rowe Avenues and amendments to the snow removal ordinance.

Gas Powered Boats on Sand Pond ban (Second Passage) — The City Council will vote a final time on banning gas and propane-powered vehicles on Sand Pond. Violation would be punishable by a fine of $50 for the first and second offense.

Snow removal ordinance amendments — This resolution makes several changes to the city’s snow removal ordinance, including applying it only to the owners of property nearby a “priority sidewalk”.

It also extends the amount of time a property owner has after the snowfall or ice coating to clear the nearby walks, from 24 hours to 72 hours. Penalties for violating the ordinance have also been changed to a warning on the first offense, $100 for the second offense, $175 for the third offense. A fourth offense requires appearance in municipal court and a fine of $250.

The Council will also hold final votes on a Parking Restriction on both sides of Wells Avenue from the intersection of Wilbur Avenue to the locked access gate for the sports complex and a Parking Restriction on the north side of Rowe Avenue from the intersection of Wilbur Avenue to the pedestrian entrance/exit for the sports complex and no parking between two signs to be posted on either side of Rowe Avenue at the end of the roadway.

In new business Monday, the Council will also consider:

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