Ordinance 1702

ORDINANCE NO. 1702

 

AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING CERTAIN STREETS WITHIN THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS, AS MAIN TRAFFICWAYS AND AS TRAFFICWAY CONNECTIONS.

 

            WHEREAS, K.S.A. 12-685 et seq. (the “Act”) provides that the governing body of any city is authorized and empowered to designate and establish, by ordinance, as a main trafficway, any existing or proposed street, boulevard, avenue or part thereof, within such city, the primary function of which is, or shall be, the movement of through traffic between areas of concentrated activity within the city or between such areas within the city and traffic facilities outside the city performing the function of a major trafficway, and such designation by the governing body shall be final and conclusive; and

 

            WHEREAS, the governing body of the City of Goodland, Kansas (the “City”), hereby finds and determines that 16th Street, between Cattletrail Avenue and North Industry Street, and all of 2nd Street and West Industrial Street, within the City should be designated and established as main trafficways as provided by and under the authority of the Act; and

 

WHEREAS, the Act also provides that, whenever in the judgment of the governing body of any city which has designated and established main trafficways under the provisions of the Act, it is necessary to provide adequate connections with or between any main trafficways of said city or for the purpose of relieving traffic congestion at certain points on said main trafficways, said governing body is hereby authorized and empowered to designate and establish, by ordinance, certain portions of existing streets, boulevards, avenues or viaducts as trafficway connections or to acquire by purchase or condemnation the necessary right-of-way for such purposes and designate and establish the same as trafficway connections, and to connect any street, boulevard, avenue or viaduct with any of the main trafficways and/or connect any two (2) main trafficways and designate and establish the same as trafficway connections, and such designation by the governing body shall be final and conclusive; and

 

WHEREAS, Cattletrail Avenue has been designated a main trafficway between 8th and 19th Streets, Kansas Avenue has been designated a main trafficway between 1st Street and 17th Street, Main Avenue has been designated a main trafficway within the City limits, Cherry Avenue has been designated a main trafficway between 4th Street and Business 24, 2nd Street has been designated a main trafficway within the City limits and 8th Street has been designated a main trafficway within the City limits, and the governing body of the City hereby finds and determines that 4th Street, between Kansas Avenue and Main Avenue, 14th Street, between Cattletrail Avenue and Kansas Avenue, 15th Street, between Main Avenue and Cherry Avenue and Eustis Avenue, between 2nd Street and 8th Street, should be designated and established as trafficway connections, as provided by and under the authority of the Act.

 

            THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS:

 

            Section 1.         Designation.  It is hereby authorized, ordered and directed, under the authority of the Act, that 16th Street, between Cattletrail Avenue and North Industry Street, and all of West Industrial Street and 2nd Street, located within the limits of the City, are hereby designated and established as main trafficways.

 

It is hereby authorized, ordered and directed, under the authority of the Act, that 4th Street, between Kansas Avenue and Main Avenue, 14th Street, between Cattletrail Avenue, Kansas Avenue, and 15th Street, between Main Avenue and Cherry Avenue, and Eustis Avenue, between 2nd Street and 8th Street, are hereby designated and established as trafficway connections.

 

            Section 2.         Effective Date.  This Ordinance shall take effect and be of force from and after its passage by the governing body of the City, approval by the Mayor and publication in the official City newspaper.

 

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            PASSED by the governing body of the City on March 6, 2017 and SIGNED by the Mayor.

 

 

 

(SEAL)                                                                                                                                               

Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

                                                           

Clerk