Skaneateles: Stop! Or maybe not...

"We could probably go over and write tickets all day," Perkins said.

Since officers have other duties involving an entire community, the department does not station anyone at the intersection to warn motorists that running the stop could result in a warning or traffic violation.

The police department is not about to ignore the issue, though. Perkins said if his officers see a violation he expects they would stop the driver and at the very least give a warning, because sometimes a warning does the trick and makes drivers more aware of their surroundings.

Prior to the village acting on the request to put up the two additional stop signs, Perkins looked into the accident history at the intersection.

"There isn't one," he said.

The village board will discuss the stop signs during its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday April 12 at Village Hall. The same evening the board will hold a public hearing regarding the budget.

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