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Sunday, February 10, 2013
The following (without the picture of Mayor Skibitsky) was emailed to to the Mayor and Westfield Town Council members.
Dear Mayor and Town Council,
The photo attached to this story is of Everson Place in Westfield and was taken at approximately 5 pm Saturday evening. The street has not been plowed during the day. Beechwood Pl. looks similar.
Mayor Andy Skibitsky
Everson Pl. is used each day for drop off and pickup of Kindergarten children that attend Lincoln School. Each snow storm I take it upon myself to clear the length of side walk on my side of the street from Summit Ave. to Westfield Ave. with a snowblower. My neighbor across the street will often do his side of the block. I'm sure Mother Nature will take care of the snow in the street with a slow melt being that temperatures are expected to be in the 40's most of the week. If at all possible, could one of you advise the Westfield DPW that the street needs to be plowed. My concern is not for myself as I have a four wheel drive vehicle. Quite frankly, the unplowed street has filled potholes making for a smooth travel down Everson place but without an SUV or snow shoes, parents dropping children off at school Monday morning might have some difficulty.