Does the Town use salt or sand to assist with snow operations?

The Town generally follows the agreements signed among the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) and the Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC), so the use of sand or other abrasives have been virtually eliminated due to possible brown cloud impacts caused by particulates. The Town currently uses a salt based product called IceSlicer (or Redmond Salt) and liquid magnesium chloride, which help to keep snow packs loose and minimize ice bonding to pavements.

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1. What are the Town’s snow plowing priorities?
2. When do snow operations begin?
3. Does the Town use salt or sand to assist with snow operations?
4. Will the Town plow residential streets and cul-de-sacs?
5. How is the amount of snowfall calculated to determine if residential streets are plowed?
6. Why do the Town’s plows only make one pass down residential streets instead of plowing curb to curb?
7. Can snow plows push snow to the side of neighborhood streets that will get more sun?
8. When my street was plowed, it created a snow bank on my sidewalk and/or driveway. Will the Town come remove the snow?
9. Who is supposed to shovel around the fire hydrants?
10. Who is responsible for shoveling around the group mailboxes?
11. What can I do to be prepared for a snow storm?
12. Why are bridges icier than streets?
13. Will the Town send a plow to respond to emergency situations?