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Guenard addresses Gile parking ordinance concerns


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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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