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File #: 40941    Version: 1 Name: Expanding the boundaries of the Snow Emergency Zone
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/20/2015 In control: TRANSIT AND PARKING COMMISSION (ended 06/2018)
On agenda: 1/19/2016 Final action: 1/19/2016
Enactment date: 1/29/2016 Enactment #: ORD-16-00010
Title: Amending Sections 12.1335(2) and (4)(c) of the Madison General Ordinances to expand the boundaries of the “Snow Emergency Zone.”
Sponsors: Sara Eskrich
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution will have no fiscal impact.
Title
Amending Sections 12.1335(2) and (4)(c) of the Madison General Ordinances to expand the boundaries of the “Snow Emergency Zone.”
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This amendment expands the area that the City defines as the “Snow Emergency Zone.” The previous southern border of the Snow Emergency Zone ended with Regent Street and Proudfit Street. This amendment extends the southern border of the Snow Emergency Zone to the northern border of Brittingham Park. This will exempt additional streets from alternate-side parking restrictions unless a Snow Emergency is declared.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

1. Subsection (2) entitled “Snow Emergency Zone” of Section 12.1335 entitled “Alternate-Side Parking and Snow Emergency Parking” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:

“(2) “Snow Emergency Zone.” Alternate-side parking as defined in Subsection (1) shall not apply to the area within the city defined as a Snow Emergency Zone unless a snow emergency has been declared under this section. Snow Emergency Zone is defined as the area within the city bounded by Lake Mendota, the Yahara River, Lake Mendota, Park Street, Regent Street, Proudfit Street, and Lake Monona, the northern border of Brittingham Park until the intersection of Park Street, West Washington Avenue, and Vilas Avenue, and the portion of Park Street continuing north from said intersection to Lake Mendota unless a snow emergency has been declared under this section.”

2. Subdivision (c) entitled “Parking Restrictions During Snow Emergency” of Subsection (4) entitled “Snow Emergency Parking” of Section 12.1335 entitled “Alternate-Side Parking and Snow Emergency Parking” of the Madison General Ordinances is amended to read as follows:

“(c) Parking Restrictions During Snow Emergency. Upon th...

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