A Resolution of the Homer City Council Disbanding the Transportation Advisory Commission and Assigning Road and Trail Standards to the Homer Advisory Planning Commission. City Manager.
CITY OF HOMER
A RESOLUTION OF THE HOMER CITY COUNCIL DISBANDING THE TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND ASSIGNING ROAD AND TRAIL STANDARDS TO THE HOMER ADVISORY PLANNING COMMISSION.
WHEREAS, The first Road Standards Steering Committee was established in 1984 via Resolution 84-81; and
WHEREAS, The steering committee was directed to meet for a six-month period to prepare a recommendation to the Council for an ordinance revising the existing road standards and establishing future road construction standards; and
WHEREAS, In 1987 the City Council adopted the Master Roads and Streets Plan and the Design Criteria Manual for Streets and Storm Drainage via Ordinance 87-6(S); and
WHEREAS, In 2006 the City Council adopted Resolution 06-36(A), renaming the Road Standards Committee to the Transportation Advisory Committee.
WHEREAS, In 2009 the City Council adopted Resolution 09-89(S), reducing the monthly meetings of the Transportation Advisory Committee to quarterly meetings in an effort to reduce staff costs; and
WHEREAS, The Transportation Advisory Committee has completed the scope of work prescribed in Resolution 84-71 and further road and trail standards can be addressed by the Advisory Planning Commission with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission making recommendations relating to trail standards.
WHEREAS, Disbandment of the Transportation Advisory Committee will reduce overlapping jurisdictions, increased bureaucracy, and staff costs.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Homer City Council hereby disbands the Transportation Advisory Committee and assigns road and trail standards to the Homer Advisory Planning Commission.
PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE HOMER CITY COUNCIL this 24th day of March, 2014.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK
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