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File #: 21-1245    Version: 1 Name: 14th Street, from Victoria Avenue to Sheridan Road: Renaming Resolution (Audrey Nixon Boulevard)
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2021 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Resolution renaming 14th Street, from Victoria Avenue to Sheridan Road, to Audrey Nixon Boulevard in conjunction with the improvements to 14th Street, from Illinois Route 131 to Sheridan Road.
Attachments: 1. 21-1245 Location Map, 14th Street
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Resolution renaming 14th Street, from Victoria Avenue to Sheridan Road, to Audrey Nixon Boulevard in conjunction with the improvements to 14th Street, from Illinois Route 131 to Sheridan Road.

Staff Summary
* 14th Street is being improved from Illinois Route 131 to Sheridan Road.
* 14th Street, from Illinois Route 131 to Victoria Avenue, is currently under municipal jurisdiction (cities of North Chicago and Waukegan) and from Victoria Avenue to Sheridan Road is a designated route on the County highway system.
* At its November 13, 2018 meeting, the County Board approved the jurisdictional transfer of 14th Street, from Illinois Route 131 to Victoria Avenue, from the respective municipalities to the County as County Highway 78. This jurisdictional transfer is planned to take place upon completion of construction.
* Both the City of North Chicago and City of Waukegan passed resolutions renaming their respective segment of 14th Street as Audrey Nixon Boulevard.
* It is recommended that the remaining segment of 14th Street, from Illinois Route 131 to Sheridan Road, be renamed for consistency and to facilitate wayfinding in the area.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, 14th Street, from Illinois Route 131/Green Bay Road to Victoria Avenue, is currently under the jurisdiction of the City of North Chicago, except for the north half of 14th Street, from west of Dugdale Road to Glenn Drive, which is under the jurisdiction of the City of Waukegan; and

WHEREAS, 14th Street, County Highway 78, from Victoria Avenue to Sheridan Road, is a designated route on the County highway system; and

WHEREAS, at its November 13, 2018 meeting, the County Board approved the jurisdictional transfer of 14th Street, between Illinois Route 131/Green Bay Road to Victoria Avenue, from the municipalities to Lake County; and

WHEREAS, the jurisdictional transfer will become effective upon completion of the 14th Street improvement project; and

WHEREAS, both the City of North Chicago...

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