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File #: ORD. 2022-105    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 3/28/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/25/2022 Final action:
Title: To install [an appropriate number of] a speed [tables to be determined by the Department of Public Works] table in the middle of the 3600 block of Moss Side Avenue and in the middle of the 3700 block of Moss Side Avenue between West Laburnum Avenue and Walton Avenue. (As Amended)
Patrons: Ann-Frances Lambert
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2022-105 - Amended 20220509, 2. 20220509 Amendment of Ord. No. 2022-105

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To install [an appropriate number of] a speed [tables to be determined by the Department of Public Works] table in the middle of the 3600 block of Moss Side Avenue and in the middle of the 3700 block of Moss Side Avenue between West Laburnum Avenue and Walton Avenue. (As Amended)

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WHEREAS, Moss Side Avenue between West Laburnum Avenue and Walton Avenue is located in a populous residential area of the city; and

WHEREAS, upon information and belief of the Council, residents of this area have  expressed a desire for traffic calming measures on Moss Side Avenue between West Laburnum Avenue and Walton Avenue; and

WHEREAS, it is the consensus of the Council that it would be in the best interests of the citizens of the City of Richmond, especially those that reside on Moss Side Avenue, to install an appropriate number of speed tables to be determined by the Department of Public Works, in Moss Side Avenue between West Laburnum Avenue and Walton Avenue; and

WHEREAS, section 2-428 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, requires an appropriate study by the Department of Public Works 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;

THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

§ 1.                     That an appropriate number of speed tables to be determined by the Department of Public Works shall be installed in Moss Side Avenue between West Laburnum Avenue and Walton Avenue by no later than 60 days after the date of the adoption of this ordinance.

§ 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 speed tables have been installed in Moss Side Avenue between West Laburnum Avenue and Walton Avenue.