Councilman David Greenfield to introduce snow shoveling proposal before next winter

Greenfield's proposal calls for city workers to clear

Greenfield's proposal calls for city workers to clear the sidewalks and for the property owner to be billed $250 or more for the work, to ensure the hazard is fixed. (February 20, 2014 11:50 AM)

A Brooklyn councilman is pushing to change the city's laws to keep the sidewalks safe after snowfall.

Currently, Brooklyn property owners receive a fine starting at $100 if they fail to clear their sidewalks within four hours after a storm ends. However, Councilman David Greenfield says even when a fine is given, sidewalks still go unshoveled.

Greenfield's proposal calls for city workers...

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