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Employee turnover and the loss of institutional knowledge contributes to poor City of Mill Creek snow response

The city now has one only one four-wheel drive truck with a snow plow attachment to keep city streets clear of snow. The four-person maintenance staff made the best of it and worked many overtime hours, but this was entirely inadequate for last weekend’s snow storm.

Mill Creek city streets were filled with snow over the Valentine's Day weekend. It took days for rising temperatures to make streets passable.

Public works staff did their best, but weren't able to totally remove snow from most roadways.

City Manager Michael Ciaravino extends COVID-19 emergency proclamation

Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, City Manager Michael Ciaravino extended his emergency proclamation closing city hall and a number of city services until February 2, 2021.

City Manager Michael Ciaravino extended his emergency proclamation closing city hall and a number of city services until March 2nd.

Even if Covid restrictions are further loosened, public meetings can't be conducted at city hall because the room's size makes social distancing difficult and the city's audio/video equipment isn't set up for remote participants.

"Friends of the Mill Creek Library Have Two Questions for You," by Marge Rhodes

If your neighborhood is interested in installing and maintaining a small library box, there is a lot of information out there about how to start one. Check out “Little Free Libraries” online. If one is started in your neighborhood, the Friends would be happy to provide the books for the startup and beyond if requested.

If your neighborhood is interested in installing and maintaining a small library box, there is a lot of information out there about how to start one. Check out “Little Free Libraries” online.

If one is started in your neighborhood, the Friends would be happy to provide the books for the startup and beyond if requested.

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