2015-12

ORDINANCE DIRECTING THE SAFETY DIRECTOR TO AMEND THE MASTER TRAFFIC CONTROL PLAN BY PLACING STOP SIGNS UPON BAHAMA DRIVE AT EASY ST. GIVEN THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE ASSISTANT CITY ENGINEER IN RESPONSE TO THE DATA PROVIDED BY THE SAFETY DIRECTOR AND THE EXISTING NEED

WHEREAS, the Traffic Commission on February 17, 2015 determined it to be necessary and in the best interests to amend the Traffic Control Map by placing stops signs on Bahama Drive at Easy St. because of the basis expressed by Assistant City Engineer as to line of sight, traffic volumes and proximity to the highest populated City elementary school, and

 

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Council of the City of Marion, Marion County, Ohio:

 

     SECTION 1.    The Council determines it to be necessary to amend the City’s Traffic Control Plan/Map in regard to the intersection of Bahama Drive and Easy St. by installing and placing Stop Signs upon Bahama Drive, making it a 4-way stop intersection with Easy Street.  This finding of the Traffic Commission and the Council after due deliberation, based upon the information and analysis as expressed by Assistant City Engineer as to line of sight, traffic volumes and proximity to the highest populated City elementary school and the opinion of the Safety Director as to same.

 

          Therefore, the Safety Director is directed to place the additional signs at said intersection upon a schedule which he shall establish to provide notification of the impending change to provide for a safe and managed transition.

 

     SECTION 2.    This Ordinance shall take effect on the earliest date allowed by law.

 

 

                                                  _______________________________

                                                  Dave Edwards

                                                  President of Council

Approved:

 

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer

 

Attest:

 

 

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Clerk of Council