Parke County Ordinance #2019-01
WHEREAS, I.C. 8-17-1-40 provides that a county legislative body may adopt ordinances regulating traffic on any highway in the county highway systems, subject to I.C. 9-21;
WHEREAS, I.C. 9-20-1-3 provides that local authorities, with respect to highways under their jurisdiction by ordinance:
- Prohibit the operation of vehicles upon any highway; or
- Impose restrictions as to the weights of vehicles to be operated upon any highway;
For a total period not to exceed ninety (90) days in any one year whenever any highway by reason of deterioration, rain, snow or other climate conditions will be seriously damaged or destroyed without the regulation of vehicles.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF PARKE COUNTY, INDIANA:
Section 1. A temporary local limit of five (5) tons shall become effective February 4, 2019 until further notice. Limit shall apply to all posted gravel and posted bituminous county roads located in Parke County, Indiana. This ordinance shall apply to all vehicles except those exempted under I.C. 9-20-2-1-et seq.
Section 2. This Ordinance is effective upon passage and signing by the presiding office and publication as required by law.
DULY ADOPTED this 4th day of February, 2019.
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
PARKE COUNTY INDIANA
Jim Meece, President
Laura J. Fischer, Auditor
MOTION TO ADOPT ORDINANCE ON SAME DAY AND AT SAME MEETING
It is hereby moved that the proposed ordinance (#2019-01) hereto attached may be considered, put upon its passage, and adopted on this same day and at this same meeting where it has first been introduced. We the undersigned members of the Board of Commissioners of Parke County, Indiana, being all of the members present at this time, hereby unanimously adopt this motion and unanimously consent to said action the proposed ordinance as provided by I.C. 36-2-4-7.
Dated this 4th day of February, 2019.
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF
THE COUNTY OF PARKE
Jim Meece, President
Laura J. Fischer, Parke County Auditor