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File #: BILL NO. 19-275    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/25/2019 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 12/10/2019 Final action: 12/17/2019
Title: An Ordinance amending Chapter 29; Traffic and Motor Vehicles, of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, by revising Appendix A; Schedule of Speed Limits, for certain streets and segments of streets located in the City of Lee’s Summit. (PWC 12/2/19)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Appendix A Tracked Changes
Title
An Ordinance amending Chapter 29; Traffic and Motor Vehicles, of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, by revising Appendix A; Schedule of Speed Limits, for certain streets and segments of streets located in the City of Lee’s Summit. (PWC 12/2/19)

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Issue/Request:
An Ordinance amending Chapter 29; Traffic and Motor Vehicles, of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, by revising Appendix A; Schedule of Speed Limits, for certain streets and segments of streets located in the City of Lee’s Summit.

Key Issues:
Amendments to Appendix A, Schedule of Speed Limits, are proposed based upon various roadway improvements that have occurred the last several years. In each situation, the proposed speed limit in Appendix A is to correct previously codified descriptions that are in conflict with existing conditions or to codify the speed limit that has already been posted/signed for the extent of the reconstructed or new roadway section listed.

Proposed City Council Motion:
FIRST MOTION: I move for a second reading of an ordinance amending Chapter 29; Traffic and Motor Vehicles, of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, by revising Appendix A; Schedule of Speed Limits, for certain streets and segments of streets located in the City of Lee’s Summit.

SECOND MOTION: I move for adoption of an ordinance amending Chapter 29; Traffic and Motor Vehicles, of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, by revising Appendix A; Schedule of Speed Limits, for certain streets and segments of streets located in the City of Lee’s Summit.


Background:
These speed limit changes (or additions for situations regarding new roadways or roadway ownership transfers) were enacted due to various Capital Improvement Projects (CIP). Various CIP activities created new roadways or segments of roadways without codified speed limits or changed the beginning point or end point of the speed limits previous...

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