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File #: 21-805    Version: 1
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 10/25/2021 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 11/2/2021 Final action: 11/2/2021
Title: Adopt Ordinance No. 4237 amending Huntington Beach Municipal Code Chapter 10.12 relating to speed limits on Atlanta Avenue between Huntington Street and Beach Boulevard - Approved for introduction 10/19/2021, Vote: 6-0-1 (Peterson-Absent)
Attachments: 1. Att#1 Atlanta Speed Limits, 2. Att#2 Survey Sheets, 3. Att#3 Legislative Draft, 4. Att#4 Ordinance 4237, 5. Sup Com 10-5-21, 6. Sup Com 11/2
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Sean Crumby, PE, Director of Public Works

Subject:
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Adopt Ordinance No. 4237 amending Huntington Beach Municipal Code Chapter 10.12 relating to speed limits on Atlanta Avenue between Huntington Street and Beach Boulevard - Approved for introduction 10/19/2021, Vote: 6-0-1 (Peterson-Absent)
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Statement of Issue:
Ordinance No. 4237 approved for introduction on October 19, 2021, requires adoption.

Financial Impact:
None. Funding for the implementation of the recommended speed limits is included in the Public Works Department operating budget.

Recommended Action:
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Adopt Ordinance No. 4237, "An Ordinance of the City of Huntington Beach Amending Chapter 10.12.080 of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code Relating to Speed Limits."
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Alternative Action(s):
Adopt posted speed limits different from those recommended and forgo enforcement using speed-measuring devices for the updated speed limits on Atlanta Avenue from Huntington Street to Beach Boulevard.

Analysis:
When roadway conditions undergo significant changes, an updated evaluation following State procedures is required to post enforceable speed limits on those roadways. Improvements were recently completed on Atlanta Avenue between Huntington Street and Delaware Street, adding an additional eastbound vehicle lane and eastbound bike lane along with new sidewalk on the south side. Due to these changes in roadway conditions, reevaluation of the speed limit is required to continue enforcement.
City staff has performed the three required elements used to establish posted speed limits in accordance with procedures set forth by the State of California. All speed limits shall be established in conformance with the State adopted procedures in order to gain legal support for enforcement of the posted speed limit. The three elements used to establ...

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