Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1151    Version: 1 Name: Vernon Township Speed Ordinance: Hotz Road
Type: ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/20/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/8/2020
Title: Ordinance providing for the establishment of an altered speed zone for 25 miles per hour (MPH), currently unposted 30 MPH, on Hotz Road located in Vernon Township.
Attachments: 1. 20-1151 Location Map, Vernon Hotz Road
Title
Ordinance providing for the establishment of an altered speed zone for 25 miles per hour (MPH), currently unposted 30 MPH, on Hotz Road located in Vernon Township.

Staff Summary
* The speed study was requested by the Vernon Township Supervisor.
* The necessary speed studies have been undertaken and an ordinance is required to establish speed zones.

Body
AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT
OF AN ALTERED SPEED ZONE - TOWNSHIP HIGHWAY

IT IS HEREBY DECLARED by the Lake County Board, that the basic statutory vehicular speed limits established by Chapter 625 - Section 5/11-604 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes is greater, or less, than is reasonable or safe with respect to the conditions found to exist on the Township highway listed in the following Schedule for which Vernon Township has maintenance responsibility, and which is not under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation of the State of Illinois.

BE IT FURTHER DECLARED that an engineering and traffic investigation has been made upon the Township highways listed in the Schedule in accordance with a County policy for establishing altered speed zones on Township and County highways prepared by the County Engineer, and approved by the Illinois Department of Transportation in accordance with Chapter 625 - Section 5/11-604 and Section 5/11-301 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes; and

BE IT FURTHER DECLARED that by virtue of Section 5/11-604 of the above Chapter, this Board determines and declares that reasonable and safe absolute maximum speed limits upon those Township highways described in the Schedule shall be as stated herein; and

BE IT FURTHER DECLARED that appropriate signs giving notice of the maximum speed limits for the zone or zones of said Township highway described in the Schedule shall be erected; and

BE IT FURTHER DECLARED that this ordinance shall take effect immediately after the erection of said signs giving notice of the maximum speed limits.

SCHEDULE
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