El Campo City
Texas

Meeting Topic
DOC-2018-90
Approved as Amended
Oct 22, 2018 6:30 PM

Ordinance No. 2018-24 Commercial Vehicles - Designated Routes

Information

Department:City CouncilSponsors:
Category:Ordinance

Body

Ordinance No. 2018-24 amends Chapter 12, Section 12.04 "Commercial Vehicles,"  replacing it with a new section 12.04.  This Ordinance designates truck routes and exceptions inside the city limits and has been in the works internally for a while now as it needed to be updated.

 

The current ordinance was evaluated by Chief Terry Stanphill, City Manager Mindi Snyder, Deputy City Manager Courtney Sladek and City Attorney Ronny Collins.  The proposed Ordinance has been reviewed and is recommended by staff for an initial discussion and can be modified if desired or proceed to adoption. 

 

Meeting History

Oct 22, 2018 6:30 PM  City Council Regular Meeting

After a brief discussion, Council Member Harris made the MOTION to approve Ordinance No. 2018-24 with amendments to Sec. 12.04.03 Designated Routes to include proper name of the streets and thoroughfares and Council Member Hancock Seconded.

CITY OF EL CAMPO, TEXAS

ORDINANCE NO. 2018-24

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF EL CAMPO, TEXAS, CHAPTER 12, SECTION 12.04 "COMMERCIAL VEHICLES", BY REPEALING ALL OF THE EXISTING SECTION 12.04 AND REPLACING IT WITH A NEW SECTION 12.04, PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS, DESIGNATED ROUTES, COMPLIANCE, AND EXCEPTIONS FOR COMMERCIAL VEHICLES; PROVIDING FOR A PENALTY IN AN AMOUNT OF NOT MORE THAN TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS ($200.00) FOR VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISIONS HEREOF BY INCLUSION INTO THE CODE; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT OR IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR NOTICE BY PUBLICATION.

Sec. 12.04.03. Designated Routes.

For the purposes of this article, the following streets and thoroughfares within the city are designated as truck routes:

U.S. Highway 59 (I69); U.S. Highway Business 59 (Jackson St.); State Highway 71 (Mechanic St.); Farm to Market Roads Numbers 2765, 1162 (Blue Creek Road), 1163 (Palacios Street) & 653 (Wharton Street).

RESULT:APPROVED AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Gloria Harris, Council Member
SECONDER:John Hancock, Council Member
AYES:Randy Collins, Tommy Hitzfeld, Philip Miller, Jeff Allgayer, Gloria Harris, John Hancock
ABSENT:Chris Barbee