A few items of information for you or your association newsletter:
The Board Corner: Perspectives from Penny –The extremely cold weather, coupled with long hours of darkness, raises questions about safety on many fronts. News accounts remind us to bundle up, wear gloves or mittens and a hat, and be mindful of wind chills. We also are urged to clear snow off the whole car, including the roof, before driving. What we haven't been reminded of, though, are some other quick tips that can make us, and everyone else, safer. Be sure to refill your windshield washer fluid, and use it often. This week I saw several cars on I-395 with windshields so covered with road grime that I wondered how the drivers could see out! When walking in the dark or near dark, try to have something white or light-colored on your clothing. Some parkas and shoes have reflective tape that helps immensely with visibility. Far too often, however, folks are wearing dark clothing and simply can't be seen until almost too late.
Read more: Supervisor Newsletter February 2014