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Guenard addresses Gile parking ordinance concerns

 

June 28, 2019

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

One of several No Parking Between Signs that are posted the length of the Nimikon Avenue in Gile, as part of an ordinance that was approved last winter by the Montreal City Council. Owners of the Burgers Bar & Grill, and Annie's Pub at left, and the Full Throttle Saloon at right, are questioning the need for the ordinance.

By TOM LAVENTURE

tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com

MONTREAL, Wis. - A one-side parking ordinance on the main street of Gile has some business owners wondering why it is needed.

The Montreal City Council added the rule last winter due to snow removal concerns on what is considered a narrow street in winter, Mayor Erik Guenard told the Daily Globe Thursday. Visibility issues for pedestrian safety were also a concern, he said.

"The council brought together the ordinance so there would be enough room for emergency vehicles," Guenard said. "We decided to keep the ordinance in place all year to ensur...



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