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0655 Speed Limit 2008.'� SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 6 5-S An oidinancet e rty o u uc , a mumcipa corp�r�rr� - -- amending section 10.08.050 of the Chubbuck Municipal Code to establish a speed limit of forty- five miles per hour on those portions of Philbin Road lying within the city limits and a speed limit of 35 mile per hour on Chubbuck Road west from Ponderosa Street to the city limits; providing for the repeal of conflicting ordinances; providing that all other provisions of Chapter 10.08 not amended shall remain in full force and effect; providing for the severability of the provisions of this ordinance; providing that this ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its passage, approval and publication as allowed by law. The full text of this ordinance is available at the City Clerk's Office, Chubbuck City Offices, 5160 Yellowstone, Chubbuck, ID 83202. I have reviewed the foregoing summary and believe it provides a true and correct summary of Ordinance No. C' ' j�5 and. that the summary provides adequate notice to the public of the contents of this ordinance. DATED this day of l- e 12 t -,o, tf , , 2008. SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. _- Page t chubbuck010908sum.wpd CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO ORDINANCE NO. 655 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, AMENDING SECTION 10.08.050 OF THE CHUBBUCK MUNICIPAL CODE TO ESTABLISH A SPEED LIMIT OF FORTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR ON THOSE PORTIONS OF PHILBIN ROAD LYING WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS AND A SPEED LIMIT OF 35 MILE PER HOUR ON CHUBBUCK ROAD WEST FROM PONDEROSA STREET TO THE CITY LIMITS; REPEALING PRIOR CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING THAT ALL OTHER SECTIONS AND PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 10.08 NOT HEREIN AMENDED SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT; AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO: Section 1. Section 10.08.050 is amended as follows: 10.08.050: SPEED LIMITS: A. The health, safety and welfare of the inhabitants of the city, as well as of persons visiting the city, require that reasonable limits be imposed upon the speed at which vehicles may be operated within the city. After appropriate traffic surveys and with the advice of the city's public works director and other staff the following limitations are adopted: 1. Thirty five (35) miles per hour or such other limit as the Idaho department of transportation or its successor may establish, upon any thoroughfare within the city which is part of the highway system maintained by the Idaho department of transportation or its successor agency. 2. Thirty five (35) miles per hour on Poleline Road as it extends from the intersection with Yellowstone Avenue to the southerly boundary of the city. 3. Forty-five 45) miles per hour on Philbin Road within the boundaries of the City. 14. Thirty (30) miles per hour on thoroughfares which are designated as "arterial thoroughfares" except for the following limits: Location Speed Limit Chubbuck Road from Hiline Road to Hawthorne Road 35 Chubbuck Road from Ponderosa west to city limits 35 Hawthorne Road from Chubbuck Road south to Quinn Road 35 Hiline Road from Chubbuck Road north to city limits 35 Hiline Road from Chubbuck Road south to city limits 35 "Arterial thoroughfares" are East and West Chubbuck Road, Hawthorne Road, Hiline Road and Siphon Road. 4 5. Twenty (20) miles per hour on all thoroughfares not classified in this section. Ordinance - Page 1 chubbuck010908ordspeedlimits.wpd 4 B. The chief of police and public works director are authorized to post or cause to be posted the speed limits set forth in this section upon thoroughfares within the city, consistent with the standards for traffic control devices prescribed by Idaho Code. C. It is unlawful and punishable as an infraction for any person to operate a vehicle upon any public thoroughfare, including any street, highway, vehicularway or other thoroughfare, at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions having regard to the actual and potential hazards then existing. In every event, speed shall be so controlled as may be necessary to avoid colliding with any person, vehicle or other conveyance on or entering the thoroughfare in compliance with legal requirements and the duty of all persons to use due care. Where no special hazard exists that requires lower speed for the purpose of compliance with this subsection, the speed of any vehicle not in excess of the limits specified in subsection A of this section shall be lawful, but any speed in excess of such limits shall be prima facie evidence that the speed is not reasonable or prudent and that it is unlawful. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Section 1. Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances. The provisions of any Ordinance of the City of Chubbuck, Idaho, and any provision of the Chubbuck Municipal Code which are in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict. All other sections and provisions of Chapter 10.08 not herein amended shall remain in full force and effect. Section 2. Severability. If any provision of this ordinance is held invalid, for any reason, by any court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any of the remaining provisions. Section 3. Effective Date. The rule requiring an ordinance to be read on three separate days, one of which shall be a reading in full, is hereby dispensed with, and this Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage, approval and publication as provided by law. PASSED BY THE COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, this 26thday0f FEBRUARY , 2008. ATTEST: Ron Conlin, City Clerk Ordinance - Page 2 chubbuck010908ordspeedlimits.wpd England M,.'