Snow, snow and more snow
Last updated 1/17/2020 at 8:05pm
What a difference the right city manager can make.
Last February, the City’s response to the extreme snow event was anemic at best. It wasn’t all the City’s fault. According to WSDOT, half of its plowing equipment was out of service. Even our own equipment broke down. Our maintenance staff worked tirelessly but were outmatched by the weather.
City Manager Michael Ciaravino heard councilmembers’ unhappiness with the 2019 snow response. This year, he had the City prepared. During the budget process, Michael recommended having a plowing company on standby for major events. The City c...