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File #: 11-0376    Version: 1 Name: 5/2/11 - Independence Blvd. Traffic Calming
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/2/2011 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/2/2011 Final action: 5/2/2011
Enactment date: 5/2/2011 Enactment #: R-11-160
Title: Resolution to Approve the Installation of Traffic Calming Devices on Independence Boulevard
Attachments: 1. INDEPENDENCE REV 10-8-09.pdf
Resolution to Approve the Installation of Traffic Calming Devices on Independence Boulevard
Attached for your approval is a resolution for the installation of traffic calming measures on Independence Boulevard.

The residents of Independence Boulevard have been surveyed and support the attached proposed traffic calming plan for their neighborhood. The Independence Boulevard traffic calming project began with the residents’ petition received on September 3, 2008. After the initial evaluation and completion of the required speed study, two public meetings were held onsite on September 9 and October 7, 2009.

A questionnaire was sent to each address in the project area to determine their concerns, location of those concerns, and preferred traffic calming devices, among other information. This information proved useful in allowing us to attend the first meeting with a draft plan based on feedback from the residents. We walked the project limits and discussed the draft plan, which resulted in the addition of two speed humps for a total of five speed humps for discussion at the second meeting. At the second meeting, the revised draft plan was shared and the devices were painted on the street for visual review and the residents requested the relocation of one speed hump resulting in a final consensus plan.

The final consensus plan from the second meeting was mailed to the residents in the project area. Each household was surveyed if they support the plan as shown, or allowed to indicate device-by-device which portion(s) of the plan they supported. The final results are as follows:

No. of Addresses 32
No. Homeowners- 28
No. Surveys Received- 22
No. Homeowners Responding- 20
% of Homeowners Responding- 71%*
No. Surveys Supporting Plan- 20
% Surveys Supporting Plan- 91%*

*to pass, both criteria must receive 60% or higher; note that one postcard did not select whether or not they supported the plan

The project passed the survey stage. The traf...

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