Alternate side of the street parking will be in effect starting at noon today (Thursday.)

Cars parked on city roads should be parked on the even number side of the street today, Jan. 2, until 8 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 3. On Friday, Jan. 3, cars should be moved to the odd number side of the street. This alternate side of the street parking ban will be lifted at 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3.

The ban will allow plows to keep roads passable and accessible to emergency vehicles. Off street parking should be used wherever possible, the mayor said.

Also, residents are reminded that they are responsible for shoveling snow and ice from their sidewalks and property.