Ordinance 2018-07: Designate E. Woodcox as Two-Way Street

ORDINANCE NO. 2018-07

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 2 OF ORDINANCE NO. 2012-27 TO DESIGNATE EAST WOODCOX STREET AS A TWO-WAY STREET EXCEPT DURING THE DAY IN THE PARK FESTIVAL IN WHICH EAST WOODCOX STREET SHALL BE DESIGNATED AS A ONE-WAY STREET

 

WHEREAS, the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio previously enacted Ordinance No. 2012-27 to designate the name of the street running in a westerly/easterly direction behind Riverside Park between Island Street and East River Street as an extension of and named East Woodcox Street and to designate this street as a one-way street with parking on the south side; and

 

WHEREAS, the Village is promoting the canoe/kayak launch at Riverside Park through the Maumee Water Trail project and in order for vehicles towing boats to access East Woodcox Street and head west from the boat launch on the Maumee River at Riverside Park, East Woodcox Street must be designated a two-way street; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council approves an amendment to Section 2 of Ordinance No. 2012-27 in order to allow East Woodcox Street to be designated a two-way street in order to allow the flow of traffic necessary for ingress and egress onto East Woodcox Street from the boat launch, with the exception that East Woodcox Street shall be designated as a one-way street during the Day in the Park Festival each year in order to expedite the flow and direction of traffic and provide for the safety of pedestrians on this street.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, County of Paulding, State of Ohio:

 

Section 1.  That Section 2 of Ordinance No. 2012-27 is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

In order to allow the flow of traffic necessary for ingress and egress onto East Woodcox Street from the boat launch on the Maumee River at Riverside Park, the Council hereby designates the extended portion of East Woodcox Street in the Riverside Park as a two-way street with the exception that during the Day in the Park Festival each year, this extended portion of East Woodcox Street is hereby designated as a one-way street running from west to east.  The Administrator for the Village of Antwerp is hereby authorized to purchase any necessary signage to designate the flow of traffic on East Woodcox Street as set forth herein.

 

Section 2.  Previous ordinances and/or any portions thereof, including Section 2 of Ordinance No. 2012-27, and rules of the Village of Antwerp that are not consistent with this Ordinance are hereby set aside, revoked and held for naught.

 

Section 3.  It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council concerning and relating to the passage of this Ordinance were adopted in open meetings of this Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and of any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements including all lawful ordinances and any applicable provisions of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

 

Section 4.  This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

Passed this ______ day of May, 2018.

 

 

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Ray DeLong, Mayor

Village of Antwerp, Ohio

Attest:

 

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Aimee Lichty, Fiscal Officer

 

 

1st Reading: __________________________

 

2nd Reading: __________________________

 

3rd Reading: __________________________

 

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