[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of County Commissioners (now County Council) of Cecil County as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Roads — See Ch. 295.
Article I Procedures
Article II Expenditures and Contracts
[Adopted 12-17-1991; amended in its entirety 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
The Roads Division of the Cecil County Department of Public Works is responsible for snow and ice removal on the County road system. The Roads Division will endeavor to keep the County road system in as safe a traversable condition as possible. This operation will be conducted as economically as possible.
In a snow or ice storm, the following procedures will be followed:
The Chief of the Roads Division shall be responsible to stay abreast of storm warnings and weather and roadway conditions and will determine the appropriate response.
The Chief of the Roads Division shall have the authority to call in Roads Division personnel and/or private contractors to assist in snow and ice control operations as needed.
The Chief of the Roads Division shall be responsible for determining when snow and ice removal operations will cease.
[Adopted 12-15-1992; amended in its entirety 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
The expenditure of County funds for snow and ice removal is hereby declared to be an emergency expenditure under the provisions of Article 25, § 37A(b)(1)(ii), of the Annotated Code of Maryland, thereby excepting the expenditure from the competitive bidding requirement.
The Roads Division shall adopt a uniform procedure for contracting of snow and ice removal in Cecil County, pursuant to the terms outlined in the Snow Removal Requirements and Procedures, Snow Removal Contract Agreement, Notice to Contractors and Letter of Interest, all of which are incorporated by reference into this article.
For purposes of this article, a snow or ice emergency will be in effect when the Maryland State Police have declared a snow emergency to be in effect for Cecil County or when the Cecil County Department of Emergency Services makes an announcement to that effect.