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File #: ORD. 2021-212    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 7/27/2021 In control: Land Use, Housing and Transportation Standing Committee
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action:
Title: To designate the 100 and 200 blocks of Carnation Street in honor of the late Maybell Fountain. (9th District)
Patrons: Michael Jones
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2021-212
Title
To designate the 100 and 200 blocks of Carnation Street in honor of the late Maybell Fountain. (9th District)
Body
WHEREAS, upon information and belief of Council, Maybell Fountain, who passed May 6, 2021, was a dedicated advocate and volunteer for her community in the city of Richmond and was greatly involved with her neighbors and other community residents in activities for the enrichment of the community; and
WHEREAS, the City desires to memorialize Maybell Fountain's community service in the city of Richmond by designating the 100 and 200 blocks of Carnation Street in her honor; and
WHEREAS, because this designation is honorary only, the provisions of sections 8-7 through 8-10 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, do not apply to the designation made hereby or to any signs erected pursuant to this ordinance;
NOW, THEREFORE,
THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. Designation of Street Block for Honorary Name. The 100 and 200 blocks of Carnation Street shall be designated in honor of Maybell Fountain, pursuant to this ordinance.
? 2. Effect of Designation. The designation of the 100 and 200 blocks of Carnation Street made pursuant to this ordinance shall be honorary only, shall not replace the existing name of the road, and shall have no effect on the address of any property with an address on the designated road. The sole effect of designation pursuant to this ordinance shall be to authorize the placement of commemorative signs in accordance with this ordinance memorializing the designation in honor of the named person.
? 3. Administration of Ordinance. The Department of Public Works shall implement this ordinance by installing, as soon as practicable after the adoption of this ordinance, and maintaining commemorative signs in accordance with this section. The commemorative signs shall be clearly distinct from the street signs used to identify the road in question such that a reasonabl...

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