If you live on a gravel road in San Francisco Township, it is a township road and will be plowed by us. A contractor is hired by the town board to do the plowing. He dispatched after any significant snowfall. There are 26 miles of township roads, so sometimes you may need to be patient until he gets to your road. Between snow events the board and the plow driver try to watch for icy spots. If you develop a slippery spot or an unusually large drift on your road in between plowings, please feel free to reach out to a board member and left them know.
The San Francisco Township Board would like to remind you that it is against the law to deposit snow in any fashion onto or across a public roadway.
Minnesota Statute 160.2715 prohibits the plowing, blowing, shoveling or otherwise placing of snow from sidewalks, driveways and parking lots onto or across public roads into the right-of-way ( in general 33 feet from the center of the road).
Snow dumped, plowed or shoveled onto a road or road right-of-way can create a hazard for both motorists and snowplows. Snowplows have been damaged by hitting compacted snow. Please ensure that snow from your property or equipment is not pushed or dumped onto the right-of-way. You can be fined for leaving snow on a township road or right-of-way.