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File #: ORD. 2018-289    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 11/14/2018 In control: Land Use, Housing and Transportation Standing Committee
On agenda: 2/19/2019 Final action:
Title: To amend ch. 24, art. I of the City Code by adding therein a new ? 24-4 for the purpose of requiring the Department of Public Works to conduct a study of the conditions of all streets, roads, and bridges in the city and to provide a report to City Council by no later than Feb. 1, 2019, and by no later than Feb. 1 each year thereafter.
Patrons: Kristen Larson
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2018-289.pdf, 2. Email of Support.pdf

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To amend ch. 24, art. I of the City Code by adding therein a new § 24-4 for the purpose of requiring the Department of Public Works to conduct a study of the conditions of all streets, roads, and bridges in the city and to provide a report to City Council by no later than Feb. 1, 2019, and by no later than Feb. 1 each year thereafter.

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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

§ 1.                     That Chapter 24, Article I of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015) be and is hereby amended and reordained by adding therein a new section numbered 24-4 as follows:

Sec. 24-4                     Report required on the condition of all streets in the city.

 

The Department of Public Works shall conduct a study of the condition of all streets in the city and provide a report to City Council by no later than February 1, 2019, and by no later than February 1 each year thereafter. The report on the condition of all streets in the city shall include the following:

(1)                     An assessment of the condition of the City’s streets in comparison with state and national standards.

(2)                     An assessment of the adequacy of the City’s streets to handle the current and projected volume of traffic in comparison with state and national standards.

(3)                     A prioritized list of paving needs and repairs and the projected costs thereof arranged by Council District.

(4)                     An estimate of the cost of remediation for any identified deficiencies.

(5)                     A plan of action for addressing such deficiencies including estimates of funding required from City, state, federal, and other sources, and recommendations for policy changes as appropriate.

§ 2.                     This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon adoption.