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File #: 17-182    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Public Hearing
File created: 5/30/2017 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 6/6/2017 Final action:
Title: Consideration of Town Code Amendments Relating to Bike Lanes and On-Street Parking PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider four amendments to the Town Code relating to bike lanes and on-street parking.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Cobb Street Town Code Amendment, 2. Attachment B - Hillsborough Road Town Code Amendment, 3. Attachment C - Broad Street Town Code Amendment, 4. Attachment D - Pathway Drive Town Code Amendment, 5. Attachment E - Letter to Town of carrboro - March 29 2017-from Bolin Creek HOA-re pathway drive amendment, 6. Attachment F - Comments from Broad Street residents_5-20-2017
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Consideration of Town Code Amendments Relating to Bike Lanes and On-Street Parking

PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider four amendments to the Town Code relating to bike lanes and on-street parking.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Christina Moon, 919-918-7325, cmoon@townofcarrboro.org; Patricia McGuire, 919-918-7327, pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org

INFORMATION: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider four amendments to provisions of Chapter 6 of the Town Code - Motor Vehicles and Traffic. The item was on the agenda for March 7th, but the Board postponed discussion at the request of a number of residents who were unable to attend the meeting since it coincided with spring break.

All four amendments were discussed in November 2016 by the Traffic and Parking Committee, the interdepartmental staff workgroup consisting of representatives from the Public Works, Police, Fire, Economic and Community Development and Planning departments. Staff has mailed notice to residents and property owners living within 100 feet of the road segments under consideration. Citizen response to the mailing, where applicable, is provided in italics after the brief description of the proposed amendment below.

Section 6-19(b)(q) - Parking Restrictions along Cobb Street
Provisions in the Town Code currently prohibit on-street parking along the north side of Cobb Street and restrict parking along the south side. Parking along the south side of Cobb is further limited by three existing driveways that are heavily used. The proposed amendment removes the prohibition for parking along a portion of the south side of Cobb Street allowing for some on-street parking along the western end of the street (Attachment A). The change was requested by business owners along Cobb Street. Staff has not received any additional citizen comment relating to this proposal.

Section 6-34(1)(g) - Bike...

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