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RESOLUTION NO. 737 OF 2011

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RESOLUTION NO. 737 OF 2011
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ESTABLISH THE POSTED SPEED LIMIT TO BE IMPLEMENTED FOLLOWING CONSTRUCTION OF FRAZIER ROAD BRIDGE OVER MONCRIEF CREEK, LA DOTD PROJECT NO. 713-31-0104, F.A.P. NO. BRO-3106 (506)
WHEREAS, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (“LA DOTD”) has prepared a Design Exception/Design Waiver Form (the “Design Exception”) for the City for the RL-3 Project No. 713-31-0104, F.A.P. No. BRO-3106 (506), Frazier Road Bridge Over Moncrief Creek (the “Project”); and,
WHEREAS, the Design Exception requires that the posted speed limit of 25 mph be enforced immediately following completion of construction of the Project; and,
WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 1423 of 2004, amended Chapter 26 of the Code of Ordinances of the City entitled “Traffic and Motor Vehicles,” by adding Sec. 26-4 authorizing the Chief of Police to establish speed limits for City streets; and,
WHEREAS, the speed limit on Frazier Road located within the City is currently posted at 25;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
§1.The City accept the conditions of the Design Exception prepared by the LA DOTD for the Project.
§2.The City maintain the posted speed limit of 25 mph on Frazier Road located within the City following construction of the project.
§3.The City enforce the posted speed limit of 25 mph on Frazier Road located within the City following construction of the project.
§4.The Mayor, Dan Hollingsworth, is authorized and empowered to execute any and all documents relating to and/or necessary to complete the Project and to do any and all things necessary and proper to carry out this Resolution and to fulfill its objects and purposes.
§5.This Resolution shall become effective upon final adoption and signature of the Mayor.
Said Resolution having been read and considered by a quorum of the Board of Aldermen, on motion to adopt by Alderman Jedd Lewis, seconded by Alderwoman Glenda Howard, a record vote was taken and the following result was had.
YEA:ALDERWOMAN GLENDA HOWARD
ALDERMAN JEDD LEWIS
ALDERMAN ELMORE MAYFIELD
ALDERMAN JIM PEARCE
ALDERWOMAN MARIE S. RIGGS
NAY:NONE
ABSENT: NONE
WHEREUPON, the presiding officer declared the above Resolution duly adopted on the 4th day of April, 2011.
ATTEST:
EMMETT GIBBS, CLERK
DAN HOLLINGSWORTH, MAYOR
1td: April 8, 2011

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