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�� <br /> ORDINANCE NO. 98-103 <br /> ��' AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br /> GRAPEVINE, TEXAS AMENDING THE GRAPEVINE CODE <br /> OF ORDINANCES BY AMENDING CHAPTER 23 TRAFFIC, <br /> SECTION 23-26 SPEED LIMITS - SCHEDULE FOR <br /> CERTAIN PUBLIC STREETS AND WAYS, RELATIVE TO <br /> REASONABLE AND PRUDENT SPEED FOR RESIDENTIAL <br /> SUBDIVISION PUBLIC STREETS WITHIN THE CITY; <br /> AUTHORIZING THE ERECTION OF TRAFFIC <br /> REGULATION SIGNS; REPEALING CONFLICTING <br /> ORDINANCES; PROVIDING A PENALTY OF FINE NOT TO <br /> EXCEED THE SUM OF TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS <br /> ($200.00) FOR EACH OFFENSE AND A SEPARATE <br /> OFFENSE SHALL BE DEEMED COMMITTED EACH DAY <br /> DURING OR ON WHICH AN OFFENSE OCCURS OR <br /> CONTINUES; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; <br /> DECLARING AN EMERGENCY AND PROVIDING AN <br /> EFFECTIVE DATE <br /> "�`° WHEREAS, the current authorized speed limit for residential subdivision streets <br /> within the City of Grapevine is established as 30 miles per hour unless otherwise <br /> identified within Chapter 23, Traffic, Section 23-25.1, Speed Limits - General in the City <br /> Code of Ordinances; and , <br /> WHEREAS, Timberline South Addition residential subdivision's residents have <br /> exhibited support for a 25 miles per hour speed limit within their respective subdivision; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, the 30 miles per hour speed limit presents a unique traffic safety <br /> problem on residential streets within the Timberline South Addition; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City has conducted an engineering and traffic investigation of the <br /> vehicular traffic within the Timberline South Addition; and <br /> WHEREAS, these residential subdivision streets are the site of frequent on street <br /> parking; and <br /> WHEREAS, these residential subdivision streets are the site of closely spaced <br /> driveways providing access to the numerous homes fronting said streets; and <br /> � WHEREAS, these residential subdivision streets' close proximity to residential <br /> yards magnify the potential for children and other pedestrians to enter the street in the <br /> path of oncoming vehicular traffic; and <br />