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RESOLUTION 2017-03

RESOLUTION 2017-03

 

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A MEMORANDUM  OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITIES OF JOHNSON AND FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS, CONCERNING  THE  TRAFFIC  SIGNAL AT  JOYCE  AND WILKERSON

 WHEREAS, the Cities of Johnson and Fayetteville previously entered into an interlocal agreement that the traffic signal at the intersection of Joyce Boulevard and Wilkerson Street within the city limits of Johnson  would  be owned and  operated  by the City of Fayetteville;

WHEREAS, discussions between the cities over the last several months centered  on the  City of Johnson assuming responsibility for the traffic signal and adding  pedestrian  crossing sections  to tie in with the nearby  trailhead;

WHEREAS, future development in the City of Johnson will necessitate that  the  traffic signal  at that  intersection  be converted  into four-way operation; and,

WHEREAS, the Cities of Fayetteville, Arkansas and Johnson Arkansas have reached a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the transfer of ownership and responsibility for the operation  of the traffic signal  at that intersection;

BE IT RESOLVED  BY THE CITY  COUNCIL  OF JOHNSON,  ARKANSAS,  that:

 Section IThe  Memorandum  of  Understanding  regarding  the  transfer  of  the  traffic signal located at the intersection of Joyce Boulevard and Wilkerson Street, as attached to this resolution,  is hereby  approved  by the Council.

Section 2: The Mayor and Recorder-Treasurer are  hereby  authorized  to sign and execute the attached  Memorandum  of Understanding  with the Mayor and Clerk of the City of Fayetteville.

 
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 Section 3: Regarding the transfer of the traffic signal at Wilkerson and Joyce, that the Mayor and Recorder-Treasurer are hereby authorized and directed to take such further steps as are necessary to maintain and operate such traffic signal so as to provide the same basic service as the motoring public has enjoyed for the last couple of decades and to provide for safe crossings of Wilkerson Street by pedestrians at that location.

PASSED AND APPROVED  this 11th   day of April,  2017.

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