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Snow emergency declared in Amsterdam

In anticipation of significant snowfall amounts, the City of Amsterdam has declared a Snow Emergency effective 12 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2017.   

The Snow Emergency requires that all motor vehicles be removed from City of Amsterdam streets by 12 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2017. 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 presented in the “SNOW” pamphlet that is available for pick up at the Amsterdam Police Department or at Amsterdam City Hall.

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.

City-Owned Parking Lots:   

  • City Hall
  • Post Office
  • Church St. next to Indian Museum
  • 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 (hill) Street lot (across from Elizabeth)    
  • 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)
  • Pedestrian Bridge lot off River Street
  • Chalmers lot
  • Brookside Ave. (old Eddy Brush grounds across from Hempton St. – large lot)

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