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ORDINANCE NO. 3704

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MISSION, TEXAS ESTABLISHING A SCHOOL ZONE AT THE 1400 AND 1500 BLOCK OF DOHERTY AVENUE: NO VEHICLE MAY PROCEED AT A SPEED IN EXCESS OF 20 MILES PER HOUR ALONG THE 1400 AND 1500 BLOCK OF DOHERTY AVENUE IN EITHER DIRECTION DURING THE DAYS AND SCHOOL HOURS THAT MISSION CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS SCHOOL IN SESSION. IN ADDITION, THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CROSSWALKS AT THE INTERSECTION OF 15TH STREET AND DOHERTY AVENUE; PROVIDING FOR INSTALLATION OF SAID TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES AND PROPER SIGNAGE THEREOF AND MAKING PROVISIONS OF THE STATE TRANSPORTATION CODE AND TRAFFIC ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MISSION IN REGARD TO PENALTY FOR VIOLATION APPLICABLE THERETO:

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MISSION, TEXAS THAT:

SECTION 1: No vehicle may proceed at a speed in excess of:

a. Twenty (20) miles per hour in either direction along the 1400 and 1500 block of Doherty Avenue during the days and hours that the Mission Consolidated Independent School District has school in session.

b. The operator of a vehicle should yield the right a way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within the established crosswalks at the intersection of 15th Street and Doherty Avenue.

SECTION 2: The proper devices shall be installed in accordance with the standards adopted by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.

SECTION 3: The provisions of the State Transportation Code and the Traffic Ordinances of the City of Mission shall be applicable in regard to penalties for violation of said traffic control devices and signs.

SECTION 4: This ordinance shall become effective when said signage is installed and when it has been published as prescribed by law.

READ, CONSIDERED AND APPROVED on this 10th day of October, 2011.

Norberto Salinas, Mayor

ATTEST: Anna Carrillo, City Secretary

 

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