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File #: 46249    Version: Name: Recreate the Department of Transportation
Type: Ordinance Status: Items Referred
File created: 2/22/2017 In control: SUSTAINABLE MADISON COMMITTEE
On agenda: 3/28/2017 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: SUBSTITUTE Recreating Section 3.14, creating Sections 33.55 and 33.56 of the Madison General Ordinances to update the Department of Transportation and create the Transportation Policy and Planning Board and the Transportation Commission.
Sponsors: Denise DeMarb, Mark Clear, Amanda Hall, Rebecca Kemble, Steve King, Ledell Zellers
Attachments: 1. Current Section 3.14, 2. Expanded Drafter's Analysis, 3. Version 1
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact.
Title
SUBSTITUTE Recreating Section 3.14, creating Sections 33.55 and 33.56 of the Madison General Ordinances to update the Department of Transportation and create the Transportation Policy and Planning Board and the Transportation Commission.
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DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This ordinance recreates Sec. 3.14, MGO, establishing a Department of Transportation in the City of Madison. This ordinance also establishes for the City a Transportation Policy and Planning Board and a Transportation Commission. This ordinance will become effective on January 1, 2018.
Once this ordinance becomes effective, the following commissions, committees, and subcommittees currently contained in Madison General Ordinance Sec. 3.14 will cease to exist: Transit and Parking Commission, Pedestrian Bicycle Motor Vehicle Commission, ADA Transit Subcommittee to the Transit and Parking Commission, Parking Council for People with Disabilities, Contracted Services Oversight Subcommittee, Long-Range Transportation Planning Committee, and Joint Transportation Subcommittee. This ordinance assigns the duties that these commissions, committees, and subcommittees currently perform to either the Transportation Policy and Planning Board or the Transportation Commission.
For a more detailed drafter’s analysis pertaining to this ordinance, please see the attached drafter’s memorandum from the Office of the City Attorney.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

1. Section 3.14 entitled “Department of Transportation” of the Madison General Ordinances is hereby recreated to read as follows:

“3.14 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
(1) Purpose. There is hereby created a Department of Transportation for the purpose of managing, operating, controlling, and maintaining the city’s transportation system, which consists of the following elements:
(a) Bicycles;
(b) Bus...

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