look in the top picture.near the pole.. is the flag..below is a close up
You know the run around.. You try to
out how to get something fixed and you get, that
is not my job, you need to contact…..etc…
be told by that person….. not my
job.. talk to….etc.
That was the story of my life for
the past few days.
across the street is the fire
hydrant for our street.
It is at the edge of the company
across the street
parking lot. So when their snow guy comes.. he
piles it up around the hydrant. 3 years ago, they
put a flag on the end of a 4 foot
Last year was a light year.. so it
wasn’t bad. But
this year it is stack deck. It is so high between
the snow mover and the street snow
The parking lot guy has it up over 4
feet and the
street guys have it up to about 5
To be fair.. the street guys have
their piles about
2 feet from the hydrant. So they
aren’t at fault.
but the parking lot guy, (it is on
the very edge
of the parking lot).. so it is his
area. But trying
to find someone who is accountable.
I made calls a couple of days ago…
a picture to the city hall. As the
street guys only
had a recorder.. and the parking
guy, wasn’t there
and his workers said they would tell
3 days later.. no one..
The street guys came by yesterday to
widen the street
snow, so talked to them..(there was
the grader and the dump truck). He was very polite, but he said he can’t get
any action from the fire dept. and wished me well.
The parking lot guy called yesterday
said, yeah, he knows it is there..
(which did not make
me a happy camper) and I asked him
then why put it
the snow there.. He went into the
usual ….well, you know this is a bad year for snow removal… I told him, yes, I
so does that mean my house gets to
burn down because
it was a bad year? He said he would be out to remove the
snow. Well, woke up to …. Now not just the flag is
but the stick is showing.. NO
HYDRANT. That is he thoughs
on removing the snow.
Took some more pictures, sent it to
the city hall.. Who by
the way is not responsible for this..
as it is not on city
property. The street snow removal pr guy comes by and
apologizes and said .. it really isn’t
their area. I told him I
knew that.. but they did do the
front berm. But the one I
was complaining about, was the
parking lot snow removal
guy. He said he would go talk to
him, as he knows him.
And the fire dept? WELL.. WE ARE
HAVING A BAD YEAR..
Etc. etc. and we have a water tank
to fight fires until we can
get the hydrant cleared out.
In the meant time.. the 4 and 5 feet
of snow is surrounding the hydrant, waiting for the spring weather to melt it..
but the metal stick and flag is showing..
and most of all.. all of them.. .. IT ISN’T MY JOB…
Oh, by the way.. if this said
hydrant was in front of my house
They would expect me to shovel it
clear each storm.. UPDATE..... whining does work... the street guys and the company who owes the parking lot.. came together and here was the results early this am.