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File #: 0317X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/5/2019 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 12/9/2019 Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: To authorize and support an application by the Department of Public Service for technical assistance from the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission in furtherance of the development of a Speed Management and Traffic Calming Framework; and to declare an emergency.
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This resolution declares support for an application by the Department of Public Service to the insight2050 Technical Assistance Program, administered by the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC).

Insight2050 is a collaborative initiative designed to help Central Ohio communities proactively plan for projected development and population growth over the next 30+ years. The technical assistance program offers community and transportation planning assistance to MORPC members through a competitive application process.

The Department of Public Service, acting through the Director of Public Service or a designee, intends to request MORPC technical assistance in furtherance of the development of a Speed Management and Traffic Calming Framework to proactively identify, prioritize, and address speeding concerns, and is required to furnish a resolution of support with its formal application.

2. EMERGENCY JUSTIFICATION
Emergency action is requested to facilitate the submission and receipt of required documentation by the specified application deadline.

Title
To authorize and support an application by the Department of Public Service for technical assistance from the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission in furtherance of the development of a Speed Management and Traffic Calming Framework; and to declare an emergency.

Body
WHEREAS, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) is accepting applications for the insight2050 Technical Assistance Program which offers community and transportation planning assistance to MORPC members through a competitive application process; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Service wishes to apply for said technical assistance for development of Speed Management and Traffic Calming Framework policies to proactively identify, prioritize, and address speeding concerns which impact quality of life, public health, traffic safety, and mode choice in the Central Ohio region (the “project”)...

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