Update, Jan. 4 10 a.m.: This is an announcement that the Parking Ban will be extended until Friday at 6 PM. Public Works crews are clearing streets and will continue to do so. If you have an emergency or road safety issue please contact the Ansonia Police Department.
Please make every effort to remove your vehicles from the streets as soon as possible. Vehicles may be towed from the street if they pose a hazard to Ansonia Public Works plow trucks.
Original post follows below.
The City of Ansonia announced a parking ban beginning midnight Thursday (Jan. 4) and a two-day delay in trash pickup in anticipation of a winter storm hitting the region.
City buildings will also be closed Thursday.
Constituent Services Director Greg Martin sent the following message on behalf of Mayor David Cassetti Wednesday afternoon:
“PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT DUE TO SEVERE WINTER WEATHER BEING FORCASTED THERE WILL BE A 24 HOUR CITY-WIDE PARKING BAN BEGINNING AT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. ALL CARS WILL NEED TO BE REMOVED FROM CITY STREETS.
PLEASE NOTE THAT NOLAN FIELD, PINE LOT, COLONY PARK, LINETT PARK, CHRIST’S CHURCH AND EAST AND WEST MAIN PARKING LOTS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC USE.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ALL CITY BUILDINGS WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW, THURSDAY, JANUARY 4TH.
FINALLY, THERE WILL BE A TWO DAY DELAY IN TRASH PICK UP DUE TO THE NEW YEAR’S HOLIDAY AND WEATHER CONDITIONS.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION. PLEASE STAY SAFE AND WARM.
DAVID S. CASSETTI”
Ansonia police also posted about the upcoming storm:
Schools Superintendent Carol Merlone said in a Facebook post that school officials would be monitoring forecasts Wednesday afternoon.
“This evening, we will be making a decision about school tomorrow,” Merlone said. “Please check our website, www.ansonia.org; our district’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/AnsoniaPublicSchools; or the local TV stations for our announcement.”