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Legal recognizes the value of clean and safe highways and sidewalks and the importance of maintaining them in this condition. HIGHWAY SNOW CLEARING PRIORITIES: 1. Town owned buildings, public parking & sidewalk areas 2. 50 Avenue (secondary highway #651) 3. 50 Street (south and north of 50 Avenue) 4. Residential area to be determined by Town of Legal Public Works staff 5. Alleys and lanes shall be cleared after all other main routes are cleared 6. 50 Avenue between 53 Street and 45 Street, and 46 Street between 51 Avenue and 52 Avenue shall have the in a windrow, with the intersections opened to allow access to other roadways. Once roadways are cleared then snow hauling will commence 7. All snow clearing will be at the discretion of the public works supervisor 8. The public works staff (time permitting) will attempt to clear the driveways into properties once the snowplow has passed. 9. Snow clearing may be delayed due to unforeseen circumstances such as equipment failure, other priorities and staff availability. SIDEWALK CLEARING PRIORITIES: 1. Down town core 2. All remaining sidewalks


Tree Maintenance

Tree Maintenance Overview

The Town is responsible for the maintenance of trees on public property. As such, the Town conducts a formal inspection of all boulevard trees, which generates a list of pruning, removal and planting. Work is completed in accordance with the formal inspection process. 

Contact the Town Office at 780-961-3773 to report a dead or damaged tree. All reports are recorded and inspected. Maintenance or removal will be scheduled based on the severity of the issue. 

Private Trees

Residents are responsible for the maintenance of trees on private property. Tree branches can be disposed of at the compost site at the Town Shop.

Things to watch for and maintain:

  • Trees or scrubs growing into power lines
  • Trees or scrubs growing into eaves-troughs and drainage systems
  • Trees or scrubs impeding traffic visibility
  • Trees or scrubs impeding traffic signs
  • Trees or scrubs impeding sidewalks 

By maintaining trees and scrubs, we improve the aesthetics and safety of the community. 

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