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0745 Amending Section 10.08.050 City Code`./ CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO ORDINANCE NO. '705- AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, AMENDING SECTION 10.08.050 OF THE CHUBBUCK MUNICIPAL CODE TO CHANGE THE SPEED LIMIT ON OTHER THOROUGHFARES NOT OTHERWISE CLASSIFIED TO TWENTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR; REPEALING PRIOR CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING THAT ALL OTHER SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 10.08 NOT AMENDED SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT; AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE IS 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. 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 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 Siphon Road from Yellowstone Highway to Hiline Road 35 "Arterial thoroughfares" are East and West Chubbuck Road, Hawthorne Road, Hiline Road and Siphon Road. 4. Fifteen (15) miles per hour on all streets lying within the Rachel's Rainbow townhouse development according to the subdivision plat thereof on file with the Bannock County recorder, including streets known as Raindrop Drive, Rachel's Run, Annie's Avenue and that portion of Ramsgate Drive lying within the Rachel's Rainbow subdivision. Additionally, due to the narrowness of these streets, no on street parking is allowed on these streets that are designated as fifteen (15) mile per hour speed limit streets. Ordinance - Page 1 chubbuck 040715 speed limit ord.wpd u u Fifteen (15) miles per hour in the roundabout located at the intersection of Hiline Road, Mountain Park Road and Mallard Street. 6. Twenty Twenty-Five(251miles per hour on all thoroughfares not classified in this section and which are not designated as a school zone. 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 trorougl: are 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 and any provision of the Municipal Code which are in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are repealed to the extent of such conflict. All other sections of Chapter 10.08 not herein amended shall remain in effect. Section 2. Severability. The sections of this ordinance are severable. The invalidity of a section shall not affect the validity of the remaining sections. Section 3. Effective Date. The rule requiring an ordinance to be read on three separate days, one of which shall be a reading in fall, is dispensed with, and this Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage, approval and publication. PASSED BY THE COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, this /7/ day of Jtliht> , , 2015. 4 Ke in B. Englan , r ATTEST: fVk _ - --°-Richard Mor&d, City Clerk Ordinance - Page 2 chubbuck 040715 speed limit ord.wpd SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. q �� An ordinance of the City of Chubbuck, a municipal corporation of the state of Idaho, amending section 10.08.050 of the Chubbuck Municipal Code to change the speed limit on other thoroughfares not otherwise classified to twenty-five miles per hour; providing for a fifteen mile per hour speed limit on Belva Lane; providing for the repeal of conflicting ordinances; providing that all other provisions of Chapter 10.08 not amended shall remain in effect; providing for the severability of the provisions of this ordinance; providing when this ordinance shall be in effect. 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. and that the summary provides adequate notice to the public of the contents of this ordinance. DATED this day of j A Ui e 72015. Thomas J. Holmes, City Attorney SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE - Page 1 Chubbuck 061015 ord sum speed fim.wpd LAW OFFICES t, JONES, CHARTERED 203 SOUTH GARFIELD P.O. BOX 967 POCATELLO, IDAHO 83204-0967 TELEPHONE: (208) 232-5911 JACK H. ROBISON FAX: (208) 232-5962 THOMAS J. HOLMES E-MAIL: tholmesid@gmail.com MR. HOLMES' TELEPHONE EXTENSION: 103 LAMONT JONES (1929-2013) May 21, 2015 Richard Morgan City of Chubbuck P D Box 5604 Chubnuck, ID 8 ) 202 Dear Rich: Enclosed is an amended speed limit ordinance for use at the next City Council meeting. Please let me know if you have any questions. Sincerely, T omas J. Holmes TJH/ah chubbuck052115.1 l .wpd Enclosure