Town Reminds On Fall/Winter Tips

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As the weather begins to change and the snow begins to fly, the Town of Jackson has several fall and wintertime reminders to share with the public.

 

Temporary Dog Park is Now Open at Fairgrounds Parking Lot (Oct. 7 – May 1)

The temporary dog park has been established in the Fairgrounds Parking lot and is open to the public.  The winter season dog park will be up until May 1st.  Hours of operation are sunrise to sunset.

 

Fall Clean Up Dates Set (Nov. 4 – 6)

Free residential yard waste disposal. Three days only! Drop off-event only at the Rodeo Grounds Parking Lot 9am – 4pm.  No curbside pick-up.   Please do not set out branches or bags on the curbs.   Residential yard waste only.  No trash or dog waste.  Pick up free compostable yard waste bags now at the Town Hall and at the Recycling Center starting on Wednesday, October12th between the hours of 8am – 5pm.  The Great Pumpkin Round-Up will be held on Saturday, November 5th at the Rodeo Grounds.  This will be an opportunity to recycle all jack-o-lanterns.  For information on Fall Clean Up or the Great Pumpkin Round-Up contact Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling Center at 733-7678.

Fall Burn Week Announced (Nov. 5 – 13)
Any persons wishing to use controlled burns to clean up their property by burning only clean wood, branches, and leaves are requested to contact the Jackson Hole Law Enforcement Agency at 733-2331 prior to burning.Residential Yard Waste only

Wintertime Parking Restrictions (Nov. 1 – April 15)

Starting November 1st the snow-tow law will be in effect, and will continue to be so until April 15th.  This means whether it snows or not, no cars are to be parked on Town streets or Town parking lots overnight (between the hours of 3am and 7am).  Cars will be ticketed and may be towed.  This parking ban is in place because of the potential for snowfall in the region.   Snow can only efficiently and cost effectively be cleared at night from lots and streets that are empty of cars.

Sidewalks & Public Parking Garage

Speaking of parking, the Town of Jackson asks that residents be conscience of not blocking or partially blocking sidewalks when parking 2 vehicles deep in driveways.  Residents should also be aware that the Public Parking Garage on Millward Street and Simpson Avenue has a 48 hour maximum parking time limit throughout the year including the fall and winter.

 

Garbage Can Placement

During the winter it’s a great help to put your garbage can out the morning of garbage pick-up and not the night before.  As plow drivers clear snow in neighborhoods in the very early morning hours, they may accidentally hit a can because they don’t see it, or they often have to swerve around them, making the streets not as well plowed as they could be.

 

Sidewalk Snow Shoveling

As the snow falls, the Town of Jackson would like to remind you to keep the sidewalks in front of your residence clear of snow. Please do not deposit snow onto the roadways or near fire hydrants. This is a Town of Jackson ordinance and failure to remove snow from your sidewalk or shoveling snow into the street may result in a citation. To read the complete ordinance and to find out find out more information please refer to our website: www.townofjackson.com/winter or call the Town Hall: 733-3932.

 

For answers to questions about the Town of Jackson, laws or other important issues, please contact the Town anytime at 307-733-3932 or visit the Town of Jackson’s website at www.townofjackson.com.

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