Parke County Ordinance

PARKE COUNTY ORDINANCE #2019-14

AN ORDINANCE adjusting the State prima facie speed limit.

WHEREAS, the Parke County Supervisor has conducted an engineering and traffic investigation as to the establishment and regulation of the speed limit for vehicles on County Road 100N starting at Marshall Road and ending at Nyesville Road, said road section is 2.452 miles in Parke County, Indiana;

AND WHEREAS, on the basis of said investigation relative to special hazards and safety, it has been determined that the reasonable and safe maximum speed limit for vehicles on the above County Road, is less than the State prima facie speed limit as set forth in I.C. 9-21-5-2;

THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF PARKE COUNTY, INDIANA, PURSUANT TO I.C. 8-17-1-40 AND I.C. 9-21-5-6 THAT:

The reasonable and safe maximum speed limit for Parke County Road 100N from Marshall Road and ending 2.452 miles east at Nyesville Road has been decreased from the state prima facie speed limit, as properly authorized by state law, on the basis of any engineering and traffic investigation relative to special hazards and safety, to thirty (30) miles per hour.

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that any person violating the speed limit as described in this section shall be cited and prosecuted for a Class C Infraction.

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon passage and approval by the Parke County Board of Commissioners and legal publication thereof.

DULY ADOPTED this 17th day of June 2019.

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE COUNTY OF PARKE

Dan Collom, Member

Bruce Hartman, Member

ATTEST:

Laura J. Fischer, Auditor

MOTION TO ADOPT ORDINANCE ON SAME DAY AND AT SAME MEETING

It is hereby moved that the proposed ordinance (#2019-14) 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 on the proposed ordinance as provided by I.C. 36-2-4-7.

Dated this 17th day of June 2019.

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE COUNTY OF PARKE

Dan Collom, Member

Bruce Hartman, Member

Attest:

Laura J. Fischer, Auditor

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