Mayor McLaughlin Helps Village Plowing Crews

Mayor McLaughlin Helps Village Plowing Crews
Posted on 01/03/2014

The Village of Orland Park Public Works Department continues to make village streets clear and accessible having reported a four day total of 9.5 inches of snow in Orland Park as of 2 p.m. on January 2. Additional snow and dangerously low temperatures have been forecasted for the Chicago area.

Village crews had an additional driver Thursday afternoon when Mayor Dan McLaughlin plowed some of the residential areas of the village.

“The village’s crews are doing their best to keep up with all of the snow and I wanted to do what I could to help these guys who have been plowing for the last four days,” said McLaughlin, who is an experienced snow plow operator and lends a hand with plowing efforts every year.

The Village of Orland Park has been sharing weather and snow updates and reminders on its website at www.orlandpark.org, on the village’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/VillageofOrlandPark and via the village’s Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/VillageOrlandPk.

Residents are encouraged to check on elderly and disabled neighbors. Parked vehicles must be kept off village streets and trash/recycling toters should be placed well behind the curbline. Do not push shoveled snow back into the street and help firefighters by digging out hydrants from the street.

Motorists should be especially careful driving as snow and temperatures continue to fall over the next few days.