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File #: RES. 2018-R099    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 11/14/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/17/2018 Final action: 12/17/2018
Title: To impose enhanced speeding penalties pursuant to City Code ? 27-163 and to authorize the placement of signs giving notice thereof on the portion of Westwood Avenue located between Hermitage Road and Brook Road.
Patrons: Kimberly Gray
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2018-R099
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To impose enhanced speeding penalties pursuant to City Code ? 27-163 and to authorize the placement of signs giving notice thereof on the portion of Westwood Avenue located between Hermitage Road and Brook Road.

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WHEREAS, pursuant to section 46.2-878.2 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, section 27-163 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended, provides for the imposition of enhanced speeding penalties for operation of a motor vehicle in excess of the maximum speed limit on certain residential streets; and
WHEREAS, in accordance with section 27-163 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended, the City has determined that the 85th percentile speed on the portion of Westwood Avenue located between Hermitage Road and Brook Road is at least ten miles per hour greater than the posted speed limit; and
WHEREAS, the Council Member representing the Council District in which the portion of Westwood Avenue located between Hermitage Road and Brook Road is situated has submitted a written request for the application of the provisions of section 27-163 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended; and
WHEREAS, it is in the best of interests of the citizens of the City of Richmond, especially those who reside on or near the portion of Westwood Avenue located between Hermitage Road and Brook Road, that the City Council authorize the placement of signs on such portions of Westwood Avenue in order to implement the enhanced speeding penalties for which section 27-163 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended, provides;
NOW, THERFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND:
That the placement of signs indicating the application of enhanced speeding penalties pursuant to section 46.2-878.2 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, and section 27-163 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended, on the portion of Westwood Avenue located between Hermitage Road and Brook Road is hereb...

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