By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Hartley council discusses snowy sidewalks

Resident claims city isn't enforcing ordinance

 

March 16, 2023

SENTINEL-NEWS FILE PHOTO

The sidewalk committee comprised of Council Members Roxann Swanson and Ron Hengeveld will meet with Haack to brainstorm solutions to the problem.

The City of Hartley's willingness to enforce ordinances was called into question during Monday's council meeting.

Resident Tim Hilbert was in attendance to complain about snow-covered sidewalks, which he believed are a big problem in town. He claimed it's nearly impossible to walk a single block during the winter without running into a sidewalk that isn't scooped.

"Nobody [scoops] because you don't enforce it," Hilbert said. "As a city council, do you think it's acceptable? I can't even go to the post office and bank without slipping and sliding."

Property owners have 48 hours to remove sno...



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