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File #: 2019-4274    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Public Hearing
File created: 9/11/2019 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/8/2019 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): 2 & 6 Traffic Calming Petition - Biltmore Dr. between Lavista Rd. to Stephens Dr. No Cost to County.
Attachments: 1. BiltmoreDr Pt2 1st BOC

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Public Works - Transportation                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): 2 & 6

Traffic Calming Petition - Biltmore Dr. between Lavista Rd. to Stephens Dr.  No Cost to County.

 

Body

Information Contact: David Pelton

Phone Number: 770-492-5206

 

PURPOSE:

To consider accepting the plans and initiating the final petition process for Traffic Calming in Land Lots 105 & 110 of the 18th District on Biltmore Dr between Lavista Rd to Stephens Dr.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

Cut-thru traffic has been confirmed on Biltmore Dr. between Lavista Rd. to Stephens Dr. which meets the criteria for traffic calming measures and for initiating the petition process for distribution of the traffic calming petitions. 

The initiator(s) from the neighborhood met with the design engineer for this affected area to discuss the alternative methods of traffic calming available to them and then to review the proposed plans.  The initiator(s) took this information back to their neighborhood, and they conveyed to staff that they are in support of the attached proposed design moving forward to the petition process. 

This public hearing has been advertised and appropriate signs have been posted notifying residents in the area. The initiator(s) will have 90 days to acquire 65% valid “yes” signatures from the property owners in the affected area.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

If the petition passes and a special tax district is adopted under a future agenda item, the installation cost to the County will be $24,915.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

Accept the attached plan and start the 90-day petition process for Traffic Calming Land Lots 105 & 110 of the 18th District on Biltmore Dr. between Lavista Rd. to Stephens Dr.