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RFD- 3228 Bylaws   Item #   9. a.    
Regular Council Meeting Agenda
Meeting Date: 02/12/2018  
Title:    C-1022-17 - Third Reading - Traffic Bylaw Amendment - Levasseur
Department: Planning & Infrastructure  
Strategic Vision Element: Where People Choose to Live - A dynamic city with an exceptional quality of life Related Goal: Citizens consistently express high levels of satisfaction with municipal services.

Information
Request for Decision Summary
 Snow routes are currently identified by Schedule 3 of the Traffic Bylaw and an amendment is required whenever snow routes are adjusted or expanded.  The snow routes outlined in Schedule 3 have been expanded to include Harvest Ridge Drive from Halladay Boulevard to Henderson Link and King Street from Hilldowns Drive to King's Link.  Hilldowns Drive from Grove Drive to King Street has been removed.

Proposed Motion
 That third reading be given to C-1022-17- Traffic Bylaw Amendment.
Background/Analysis
 With the growth of the City, new roads are constructed through the development process. Following various inspection and approval processes, new roadway inventories are turned over to the City to operate and maintain. Prior to each winter season any new roads are added to the City's snow and ice control program inventories and some individual roads are designated as snow routes. As snow routes are currently identified by Schedule 3 of the Traffic Bylaw, an amendment is required whenever snow routes are adjusted or expanded. Snow Routes are designated collector roadways where temporary parking restrictions may be seasonally enacted to permit efficient snow removal operations.

The snow routes outlined in Schedule 3 have been adjusted to update the priority sequencing, expanded to included Harvest Ridge Drive from Halladay Boulevard to Henderson Link and King Street from Hilldowns Drive to King’s Link. Hilldowns Drive from Grove Drive to King Street has been removed.
Options/Alternatives
 N/A
Consultation/Engagement
 N/A
Implementation/Communication
 Snow routes are permanently signed and information regarding their activation during winter months is conveyed through social media, the City website, community message boards, and temporary signage. Snow routes activation requires a 24 hour notification period. Public Works provides letters explaining snow route parking restrictions to residents with properties on newly designated snow routes.
Impacts
 An amendment updating Schedule 3 increases safety for motorists and creates more efficient and effective service delivery.
Attachments
Traffic Bylaw Amendment
Schedule 3 - Snow Routes

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