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Truck Parking Ordinance Passes

No More Long-Term Parking For Semis On Kimball City Streets, Residential Lots

Ordinance #814, the Semi-Truck Parking Ordinance, was the main topic of discussion at the Kimball City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 4. The ordinance read that "No one shall allow, permit or suffer any semitrailer or truck-tractor to be parked or stored on public streets or private lots in the City of Kimball Residential Zoning districts R1 and R3 as defined in the City of Kimball Zoning Ordinance #736."

When the public discussion opened, resident and over-the-road trucker Dan Schildhauer was the first to speak on the issue, and a host of others followed.

Schildhauer owns and operates his...