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0602 School Zones 2005CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO ORDINANCE NO. 602 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, CREATING SECTION 10.08.055, "SCHOOL ZONES," TO ESTABLISH SCHOOL ZONES FOR CHUBBUCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON CHUBBUCK ROAD AND FOR ELLIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON WHITAKER ROAD; ESTABLISHING A 20 MPH SPEED LIMIT IN THOSE ZONES WHEN CERTAIN CONDITIONS ARE PRESENT; PROVIDING VIOLATION IS AN INFRACTION; REPEALING PRIOR CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE; AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO: Section 1. Intent. City took part in the School Zone Evaluation and Traffic Study Report sponsored by Bannock Planning Organization and designated as the School Zone Improvement Plan Project # STP -0005 (137), Key # 9003. The City adopts the recommendations of that Report and this ordinance is intended to implement those recommendations. Section 2. Section 10.08.055. The following Section 10.08.055 shall be added to the Chubbuck Municipal Code. 10.08.055 School Zones - Speed A. The following school zones are hereby created: 1. Ellis Elementary School: On Whitaker Road, three hundred thirty feet (330) Northerly and three hundred fifty feet (350') Southerly of the point where the center line of Hampton Avenue intersects with Whitaker Road. 2. Chubbuck Elementary School: On Chubbuck Road, two hundred feet (200) Easterly and Westerly of the point where the center line of Joy Street intersects with Chubbuck Road. B. At such time as solar powered flashing school zone speed limit lights are installed, the school zone speed limit shall be 20 MPH when the light is flashing and the speed limit in Section 10.08.050 when not flashing. Prior to the installation of such solar powered flashing school zone speed limit lights, the speed limit for the school zones shall be as established for the street upon which the each of the school zones is located, as established in Section 10.08.050, unless the time is between 7:00 AM and 5:30 PM on a day when school is in session and children under the age of 16 are present within the school zone or eight (8) feet outside of the right-of-way encompassed by the school zone. When children are so present, the speed limit shall be 20 MPH. C. The Public Works Director, or the Director's designees, is authorized to post or cause to be posted the speed limits set forth in this section upon the school zones with such signage and pre-school zone warning signs as are consistent with the traffic control devices prescribed by Idaho Code and by the School Zone Evaluation and Traffic Study Report. Ordinance - Page 1 chubbuck072105speedordinance /= 0 D. It shall be unlawful and punishable as an infraction for any person to operate a vehicle within these school zones at the times they are designated as school zones with a 20 MPH speed limit at a speed in excess of that speed limit or at a speed that is greater than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions, having regard to the actual and potential hazards then existing. 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. 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 2-�PD day of PiJG[b'I' , 2005. ATTEST: Xfin. RON CONLIN, CITY CLERK Ordinance - Page 2 chuhhuck072105speedardinance