The 2016 Election season is in full stride and everyone is working hard to get thier message out. As you show your support for your candidate, please be sure to place signs on private property. Signs found in right of ways, public property and utility poles will be removed and discarded. For more information sign requirements, see Chapter 50-30 of the Lancaster Town Code.
October is fire prevention and safety month. October 9, 1871 was the Chicago Fire that devastated that city. Below are tips to focus on during each week of this month.
10/1-10/8 Please be sure to check the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. Batteries should be changed twice a year, usually around daylight savings time changes.
10/9-10/15 Don't wait, check the date. Check the Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Detectors manufacturers dates. The units should be replaced every 10 years.
10/16-10/22 Have an emergency escape plan for your family. Practice fire drills and have a meeting place to account for everyone.
10/23-10/31 Discuss disaster preparedness. Weather/catastrophe/interrupted services. Are there enough supplies available to withstand several days without normal conveniences?