Does Libertyville need an ordinance requiring people to clear snow off their sidewalks or else?
That’s a question that has gotten some people talking given the extreme amount of snow we’ve seen this winter.
Public Works Director John Heinz said he wants a better way to handle the complaints he gets about residents who aren’t clearing their walks, according to an article in TribLocal. In Barrington, where he used to work, Heinz said the village would hire someone to clear unshoveled sidewalks and then send a bill to the resident.
Trustee Donna Johnson said she’s prefer to send a reminder letter to delinquent shovelers and work on the honor system, or perhaps enlist volunteers like the Boy Scouts to help, according to the article.
Lake Forest is currently surveying its residents about who they want to be responsible for sidewalk plowing, residents or the city.
What do you think the rule should be in Libertyville?