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  County Administrator's Report     14. 8.    
BCC Regular Meeting Technical/Public Service Consent  
Meeting Date: 11/17/2016  
Issue:    Speed Reductions - Corrydale Subdivision
From: Joy D. Blackmon
Department: Public Works  
CAO Approval:

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation Concerning Speed Reductions in Corrydale Subdivision (District 2) - Joy D. Blackmon, P.E., Public Works Department Director

That the Board take the following action concerning the filing of traffic restrictions - speed reductions, per the requirements of Ordinance Number 2003-26, which authorizes the County Engineer to place restrictions on the movement of traffic on County roadways and streets:

A. Adopt the Resolution establishing the speed limit for the reduction in speed, from 30 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour, for the following roadway segments:

1.  Lavon Drive, from West Highway 98 to Corrydale Drive;
2.  Christian Drive, from Lavon Drive to Corrydale Drive;
3.  Corrydale Drive, from Lavon Drive to Quigley Drive;
4.  Amberway Drive, from Amberwood Drive to Corrydale Drive;
5.  Amberwood Drive, from West Highway 98 to Corrrydale Drive; and
6.  Quigley Road, from West Highway 98 to Corrydale Drive; and

B. Authorize the Chairman to sign the Resolution.

[Funding:  Fund 175, Transportation Trust Fund, Cost Center 211201, Object Code 53401, for Sign Installations]
BACKGROUND:
The Transportation & Traffic Operations (TTO) Division received a request from a citizen to lower the speed limits on these roads. After evaluating the conditions of the roadways and the requests for lower speed limits, TTO staff supports the reductions based on the roadway geometrics.

The Board is authorized under Sections 316.006 (3)(a)(b), 316.008(1)(j) and 316.189(2)(a) of the Florida Statutes (2009) to establish regulations on county roadways and streets. Volume 1, Chapter 94, Article I, Section 94-1 of the Escambia County Code of Ordinances (Ordinance No. 2003-26), authorizes the County Engineer to place restrictions on the movement of traffic on county roadways and streets. This authorization requires the County Engineer to file quarterly, for Board ratification by Resolution, a list of all limitation orders established under this section.
BUDGETARY IMPACT:
Funds are budgeted in Fund 175, Transportation Trust Fund, Cost Center 211201, Object Code 53401, for Sign Installations.
LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS/SIGN-OFF:
Kristin Hual, Assistant County Attorney, reviewed and approved the Resolution as to form and legal sufficiency.
PERSONNEL:
N/A
POLICY/REQUIREMENT FOR BOARD ACTION:
N/A
IMPLEMENTATION/COORDINATION:
The appropriate speed limit signs have been installed on all roadways. Upon adoption, a copy of the Resolution will be forwarded to the Sheriff’s Department.

Attachments
Resolution
Map

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