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File #: 17-0420    Name: Ordinance establishing 25 mph prima facie speed limit on Quintard Street
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/21/2017 Final action:
Title: ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHULA VISTA DECREASING THE ESTABLISHED SPEED LIMIT ON QUINTARD STREET BETWEEN ORANGE AVENUE AND THIRD AVENUE AND BETWEEN FIRST AVENUE AND HILLTOP DRIVE FROM 30 MILES PER HOUR TO 25 MILES PER HOUR, AND AMENDING SCHEDULE X OF THE REGISTER MAINTAINED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ENGINEER TO REFLECT THE REVISED SPEED LIMITS (FIRST READING)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Attachment 1 - Quintard Street Location Map, 3. Attachment 2 - AAA Publication Effective Speed Zoing Why and How
Related files: 17-0520
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ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHULA VISTA DECREASING THE ESTABLISHED SPEED LIMIT ON QUINTARD STREET BETWEEN ORANGE AVENUE AND THIRD AVENUE AND BETWEEN FIRST AVENUE AND HILLTOP DRIVE FROM 30 MILES PER HOUR TO 25 MILES PER HOUR, AND AMENDING SCHEDULE X OF THE REGISTER MAINTAINED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ENGINEER TO REFLECT THE REVISED SPEED LIMITS (FIRST READING)

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RECOMMENDED ACTION
Recommended Action
Council place the ordinance on first reading.

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SUMMARY

Staff completed a review of the road conditions and roadside characteristics on two street segments along Quintard Street in order to determine the speed limit in accordance with the California Vehicle Code (CVC). Based on the results of this investigation, staff determined that the speed limit on Quintard Street between Orange Avenue and Third Avenue and between First Avenue and Hilltop Drive should be revised to the prima facie speed limit of 25 mph (see Attachment 1, Location Plat).

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW

Environmental Notice
Environmental Notice
The Project qualifies for a Class 1 Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) of the California Environmental Quality Act State Guidelines.

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Environmental Determination
The Director of Development Services has reviewed the proposed project for compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and has determined that the project qualifies for a Class 1 Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) of the State CEQA Guidelines. Thus, no further environmental review is required.

BOARD/COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION
The Safety Commission, at their meeting on September 6, 2017, unanimously concurred with staff's recommendations to declare a 25 mph prima facie speed limit on Quintard Street between Orange Avenue and Third Avenue and between First Avenue and Hilltop Drive.






DISCUSSION

Background:

The CVC establishes the prima facie speed limit for all streets in the State. Th...

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