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File #: Ord. 2020-84(b)    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Individual Consideration
File created: 11/17/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/2/2020 Final action:
Title: Consider approval of Ordinance 2020-84, on the second of two readings, amending the traffic register maintained under Section 82.067 of the San Marcos City Code by reducing the speed limit from 30 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour along numerous streets in Sector 1 commonly referred to as the Dunbar and Heritage Neighborhoods; authorizing the installation of signs and traffic control devices reflecting the new speed limits; directing that the traffic register maintained under Section 82.067 of the San Marcos City Code be amended to reflect the new speed limits; and including procedural provisions.
Attachments: 1. Ordinance - Speed Limits Sector 1.pdf, 2. 25MPH Speed Reduction Map, 3. 25 MPH Speed Reduction Traffic Study Tech Memo.pdf, 4. USLIMIT2 reports
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AGENDA CAPTION:
Title
Consider approval of Ordinance 2020-84, on the second of two readings, amending the traffic register maintained under Section 82.067 of the San Marcos City Code by reducing the speed limit from 30 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour along numerous streets in Sector 1 commonly referred to as the Dunbar and Heritage Neighborhoods; authorizing the installation of signs and traffic control devices reflecting the new speed limits; directing that the traffic register maintained under Section 82.067 of the San Marcos City Code be amended to reflect the new speed limits; and including procedural provisions.
Body
Meeting date: December 2, 2020

Department: Public Services Department (Tom Taggart)

Amount & Source of Funding
Funds Required: $3,000
Account Number: 10006147.53230
Funds Available: $53,785
Account Name: Traffic-Signs

Fiscal Note:
Prior Council Action: N/A

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Background Information:
Pursuant with Sec. 82.066, all regulatory signs where the authority to install is not specifically delegated to the traffic engineer, requires approval from City Council by ordinance.

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