Agenda Report # 31
WHEREAS, the Department of Engineering received a request from the Muscogee County School District to modify an existing school zone to include the newly opened Spencer High School on Fort Benning Road; and
WHEREAS, the Department of Engineering received a request to modify the existing school zone for St. Luke School to include locations on 3rd Avenue; and,
WHEREAS, there are areas currently designated as School Zones that are no longer being utilized for elementary to high school use that should be removed from the current radar list; and,
WHEREAS, as part of the project to construct additional parking in the vicinity of the public park located on Double Churches Road a traffic study was initiated which justified the lowering of the current speed limit form 45 mph to 40 mph.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to submit a request to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to modify current radar list to include moving the existing school zone to 300 ft north of Wade Street on Fort Benning Road encompassing the area of Spencer High School, to include 3rd Avenue as a school zone from 100 ft north of 10th Street to 310 ft north of 11th Street for St. Luke School, remove the school zones on Manchester Expressway (S.R. 85), Victory Drive (S.R. 520) and Double Churches Road, and lower the existing 45 mph speed limit on Double Churches Road to 40 mph between Northfield Drive and Paprika Lane.
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor