SNOW REMOVAL

Keeping the district clear of snow and ice for business owners customers and residents.

SNOW REMOVAL ACTIVITIES & GUIDELINES:

  • Snow removal services for accumulations of two inches or more based upon the National Weather Service forecast, with zero tolerance.

  • 24/7 availability during snow season, minus holidays, but includes weekends. If snow occurs on a holiday the following day in the early morning hours the snow plowing service occurs.

 

  • Snow and ice are removed from doorways of businesses in the corridor and a pathway of five feet across, corner to corner no later than 8:00 am.

 

  • The contractor works in tandem with the Streets and Sanitation Dept. and the Aldermanic Ward offices to improve efficiencies and prevent duplication of work.

Shovelling Snow

SCOPE OF SNOW REMOVAL

  • Provide snow removal and de-icing for the SSA boundary.
  • Remove all snow and apply salt after accumulation.
  • Clear all crosswalks and all bus stops of snow and ice
  • Crews will be mobilized and on their way to the site within 2-4 hours of snowfall.
  • Services will be provided by tractors or ATV's with snow blades approximately 4-5' wide with automatic salt spreaders attached.
  • A mixture of rock salt and magnesium or calcium chloride will be applied to sidewalks.
  • In areas hard to reach or too small for the tractors or ATV's The Contractor will remove snow with shovels, a snow broom and/or a snowblower.
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What is a Special Service Area?

Special Service Areas are localized tax districts that fund expanded services and programs through a localized property tax levy within a contiguous area. The enhanced services are in addition to those currently provided through the city.   

 

The South Shore Chamber of Commerce is the proud service provider of SSA #42.  

CONTACT

SOUTH SHORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

1750 E. 71st Street Chicago, IL 60649

1 (773) 955-9508

1 (773) 955-9554

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SSA #42 ALDERMEN

Leslie A. Hairston
5th Ward

Greg Mitchell
7th Ward

Michelle Harris
8th Ward