Bloomfield Township
New Jersey

Ordinance
2425

IX.1 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS FOR LIBERTY STREET & JOHN F. KENNEDY DRIVE IN THE TOWNSHIP OF BLOOMFIELD, ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

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Department:EngineeringSponsors:
Category:New Ordinance

Resolution/Ordinance

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council of the Township of Bloomfield, Essex County, find it in the best interest of public safety to install a traffic signal at the intersection Liberty Street & John F. Kennedy Drive; and

WHEREAS, the Township Engineer has submitted and certified all the legislative requirements pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4, N.J.A.C 16:27, and the criteria as set forth by the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Bureau of Traffic Engineering & Investigations have been met; and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Bloomfield, County of Essex, State of New Jersey as follows:

 

Section 1.  That the intersection of Liberty Street & John F. Kennedy Drive shall be controlled by a Traffic Signal in accordance with the as-built traffic signal plan revision dated May 14, 2012.

 

Section 2.  That the traffic control signal shall be in accordance with the provisions of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Title 39 of the Revised Statutes an the New Jersey Administrative Code, and shall be operated in conformance with the designated plan.

 

Section 3.  That all prior ordinances or resolutions or portions thereof inconsistent herewith be repealed.

 

Section 4.  That this Ordinance shall become effective upon adoption and publication as required by law and upon approval of the Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

 

Section 5.  That if any clause, section or provision of this ordinance is declared invalid by a Court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be deemed separate, distinct and independent and shall not affect the validity of the remaining portion hereof.

 

Section 6.  When the Ordinance is finally adopted, the Township Clerk shall send a certified copy to Douglas R. Bartlett, or the current Manager of Traffic Engineering and Investigations, N.J. Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 613, Trenton, NJ 08625-0613.

 

 

Meeting History

Jan 14, 2013 7:00 PM  Township Council Conference Meeting

Mr. Lasek said attached please find a draft ordinance for the traffic signal installed at the intersection Liberty

Street & JFK Drive.

He said in accordance with NJDOT requirements, the governing body is required to adopt an ordinance

establishing any new or modified traffic signal for which an ordinance does not presently exist.

Councilman Hamilton moved the request of the Township Engineer, which motion was seconded by Councilman Joanow for discussion.

Roll call vote showed:

RESULT:APPROVE [UNANIMOUS]Next: 1/22/2013 7:00 PM
MOVER:Bernard Hamilton, Councilman at Large
SECONDER:Nicholas Joanow, Second Ward Councilman
AYES:Elias N. Chalet, Nicholas Joanow, Carlos Bernard, Michael J. Venezia, Peggy O'Boyle Dunigan, Bernard Hamilton, Raymond J. McCarthy
Jan 22, 2013 7:00 PM  Township Council Regular Meeting

Vote showed the following:

RESULT:FIRST READING [UNANIMOUS]Next: 2/4/2013 7:00 PM
MOVER:Nicholas Joanow, Second Ward Councilman
SECONDER:Carlos Bernard, Third Ward Councilman
AYES:Elias N. Chalet, Nicholas Joanow, Carlos Bernard, Michael J. Venezia, Peggy O'Boyle Dunigan, Bernard Hamilton, Raymond J. McCarthy
Feb 4, 2013 7:00 PM  Township Council Regular Meeting

Councilman Joanow moved that the Ordinance be adopted on final reading, which was seconded by Councilman Venezia.

Mayor McCarthy called for comments from the public or Council. There being none, he asked the Municipal Clerk to poll the Council.

Vote showed the following:

RESULT:ADOPT [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Nicholas Joanow, Second Ward Councilman
SECONDER:Michael J. Venezia, Councilman at Large
AYES:Elias N. Chalet, Nicholas Joanow, Carlos Bernard, Michael J. Venezia, Peggy O'Boyle Dunigan, Bernard Hamilton, Raymond J. McCarthy