City staff: Leaves in street pose threat to Jefferson City cyclists, storm drains

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Jefferson City's Environmental Quality Commission is telling residents that excessive buildup of leaves in the road can block stormwater drains and cause cyclists to fall.
Joe Gamm/News Tribune photo: Jefferson City's Environmental Quality Commission is telling residents that excessive buildup of leaves in the road can block stormwater drains and cause cyclists to fall.

The city is looking into educating Jefferson City residents about the potential risks that come with leaves piling up in the street.

Stacy Landwehr, Parks resource supervisor, suggested Monday during the Environmental Quality Commission meeting that the commission inform the public an excessive buildup of leaves in the road can block...