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File #: ORD. 2021-213    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 erect all-way stop signs at the intersection of Grove Avenue and North Stafford Avenue. (2nd District)
Patrons: Katherine Jordan
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2021-213
Title
To erect all-way stop signs at the intersection of Grove Avenue and North Stafford Avenue. (2nd District)
Body
WHEREAS, the intersection of Grove Avenue and North Stafford Avenue is located in a populous residential area of the City; and
WHEREAS, a daycare facility is located within the block adjacent to the intersection of Grove Avenue and North Stafford Avenue; and
WHEREAS, an elementary school is located within three blocks of the intersection of Grove Avenue and North Stafford Avenue; and
WHEREAS, upon information and belief of the Council, residents of this area have long expressed a desire for all-way stop signs at the intersection of Grove Avenue and North Stafford Avenue; and
WHEREAS, the Council approved the development of a Vision Zero program in the city to reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries in road traffic by Resolution No. 2016-R011, adopted March 7, 2016; and
WHEREAS, it is the consensus of the Council that it would be in the best interest of the citizens of the City of Richmond and especially the citizens who reside near the aforesaid intersection to erect all-way stop signs at said intersection; and
WHEREAS, section 2-428 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, requires an appropriate study by the City's Traffic Engineer prior to the adoption of an ordinance regulating motor vehicle traffic within the City; and
WHEREAS, this ordinance has been properly referred to the Department of Public Works and more than 60 days have elapsed since such referral or the Department of Public Works has submitted its report to the City Clerk;
NOW, THEREFORE,
THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That all-way stop signs shall be erected at the intersection of Grove Avenue and North Stafford Avenue.
? 2. This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon adoption or such other date as may be fixed by traffic order of the Director of Public Works if, prior to adoption, the all-...

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