Loading...
Ord 682 Temporarily amending Chapter 90 altering the Prima Facie the speed limit during construction along Precinct Line RoadTOWN OF WESTLAKE ORDINANCE NO. 682 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE TEMPORARILY AMENDING SECTION 90-79(3) OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE TO ESTABLISH A TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION SPEED ZONE OF 30 MILES PER HOUR ON PRECINCT LINE ROAD (FM 1938) BETWEEN THE INTERSECTIONS OF DOVE ROAD AND STATE HIGHWAY 114; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; DECLARING A PENALTY; AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, the Texas Department of Transportation is conducting road improvement construction on Precinct Line Road (FM 1938) within the corporate limits of the Town of Westlake; and WHEREAS, the Texas Department of Transportation has determined that construction speed zone of 30 m.p.h. on Precinct Line Road (FM 1938) is required for the project while under construction. WHEREAS, the Town Council seeks to temporarily amend its current traffic regulations by lowering the speed limit from 35 miles per hour to 30 miles per hour along the portion of Precinct Line Road (FM 1938) affected by the road improvement construction for the duration of said construction. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS: SECTION 1:That Chapter 90, "Traffic and Vehicles," of the Code of Ordinances of the Town of Westlake, Article Il, Division 3, Sec. 90-79(3) be temporarily amended as follows: Precinct Line Road (from S.H. 114 to Dove Road) will be set at 30 m.p.h. SECTION 2: Said Ordinance, being a penal ordinance, becomes effective ten (10) days after the date of passage by Town Council and shall automatically expire upon completion of the road improvement construction. Thereafter, the prima facie maximum speed limit shall be 35 miles per hour. SECTION 3: The Town Manager is hereby authorized to cause to be erected appropriate signs indicating this speed zone and the construction or maintenance work zone. SECTION 4: Any person violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined a sum not to exceed the maximum amount allowed by law. Ordinance 682 Page 1 of 2 SECTION 5: If any section, article, paragraph, sentence, clause, phrase or word in this Ordinance, or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid or unconstitutional by a Court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Ordinance; and the Town Council hereby declares it would have passed such remaining portions of the Ordinance despite such invalidity, which remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, ON 'THIS 23"' DAY OF APRIL 2012. ATTEST: Laura heat, Mayor Kelly tdwardo Town Secretary Thomas E. Bryme , n Manager APPROV S RM: � O,� tv an w To Attorney kA S Ordinance 682 Page 2 of 2 808 Throckmorton St. FORT WORTH, TX 76102 (817)390-7761 Federal Tax ID 26-2674582 Bill To: TOWN OF WESTLAKE 3 VILLAGE CIR STE 202 WESTLAKE, TX 76262-7940 TOWN OF Sales Misc THE STATE OF TEXAS County of Tarrant I3580 1 Customer ID: TOW27 Invoice Number: 322910091 Invoice Date: 9/27/2012 Terms: Net due in 21 days Due Date: 9/30/2012 PO Number: Order Number: 32291009 Sales Rep: 073 Description: TOWN OF WESTLA Publication Dates: 9/26/2012 - 9/27/2012 26 26 LINE $6.16 $320.12 ($259.92) $10.00 Net Amount: $70.20 "etu,t,-------.o.m..�� ,$ot*aYw.^.p8,. CHRISTY LYNNE HOLLAND ;tea Notary Public, state of Texas =�; , +� My Commission Expires 11,1110 July 31, 2016 Before me, a Notary Public in and for said County and State, this day personally appeared Deborah Baylor Norwood, Bid and Legal Coordinator for the Star -Telegram, published by the Star -Telegram, Inc. at Fort Worth, in Tarrant County, Texas; and who, after being duly sworn, did depose and say that the attached clipping of an advertisement was published in the above named paper on the listed dates: BIDS & LEGAL DEPT. STAR TELEGRAM (817) 215-2323 Signed SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN TO BEFORE ME, THIS Tuesday, Octo er 2012. Notary Public Thank You For Your Payment --------------------------------------------- Remit To: Star -Telegram Customer ID: TOW27 P.O. BOX 901051 Customer Name: TOWN OF WESTLAKE FORT WORTH, TX 76101-2051 Invoice dumber: 322910091 Invoice, Amount: $70.20 PO Number: Amount Enclosed: