Updated: 12/10/2014 7:16 PM
Created: 01/01/2014 4:06 PM WNYT.com

In anticipation of significant snow amounts, the City of Amsterdam will declare a Snow Emergency effective 12:00 noon, Thursday, December 11th, 2014.

The Snow Emergency requires that all motor vehicles be removed from City of Amsterdam streets by 12:00 noon, Thursday, December 11th, 2014.  

Vehicles must remain off city streets until the snow emergency is lifted.

Motorist needing parking accommodations can visit the Amsterdam Police Department Facebook page to view a list of city owned parking lots.

The list is also available in the “SNOW” pamphlet that was mailed to city residents in November, 2013.

Additional “SNOW” pamphlets are available for pick up at the Amsterdam Police Department or at Amsterdam City Hall.

A follow up press release will be sent out to notify the public when the Snow Emergency will be lifted.  

For immediate cell phone notification regarding this or any City emergency, please sign up for Nixle at www.nixle.com

or simply text your zip code (12010) to 888-777.  

Most City owned parking lots are clearly marked.

Attached is a list of City-Owned Parking Lots,  (Please remember when parking in the lot on Prospect Street, it is the UPPER LOT ONLY. The lower lots are privately owned and vehicles parked there will be TOWED)

City Parking Lots:

City Hall

Post Office

Church & Willow St. (park & ride)

Guy Park Ave. Ext. (Kirk Douglas park)

Golf Course lot

Veterans Field - upper field along Locust Ave, Roosevelt Rd and pool building road

Morris St. parking lot

East Main & Degraff (both lots)

Between Vrooman and Lefferts (behind the Arts Center)

Eagle & East Main St.

Dean & East Main St.

47 Reid St. (lot)

Milton Ave between 1st & 2nd Ave.

Prospect St.   

Chestnut & Lincoln (basketball court lot)

Bunn & Thomas St.

Greene & Mechanic St. (both sides)

Union & Orange St.

Union (between Brandt & McDonnell)

Clinton & Division St.

Bridge St. (next to bakery)

Center St. (Sampone Park only)

197 Florida Ave. (lot)

Brookside Ave. (old Eddy Brush building, across from Hempton St. - large lot)


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