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Ordinance #: 05-16-2019
CITY OF ELKINS, WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE CITY OF ELKINS 2019 MASTER STREET PLAN FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
WHEREAS, the rapid growth and the corresponding impact on the roads and other transportation infrastructure in the City of Elkins has led to the need to study and revise the Elkins Master Street Plan, and;
WHEREAS, the City of Elkins Planning Commission has studied the plan, enlisted the help and input of Garver, LLC and city staff, and has held several public hearings on the plan, including a duly noticed public hearing on May 6, 2019, for input into the proposed plan and has received and considered valuable input from the public on the Master Street Plan, and;
WHEREAS, after careful study and public input, a final draft was created, and the City of Elkins Planning Commission has voted to recommend the adoption of the attached City of Elkins 2019 Master Street Plan, and;
WHEREAS, the Elkins City Council believes that this plan is needed to promote orderly and responsible development in Elkins, and to best protect the safety and enhance the transportation needs of the citizens of Elkins.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED, by the City Council of the City of Elkins, as follows:
Section I. The City of Elkins 2019 Master Street Plan, a true and correct copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibits “A” and Exhibit “B” is hereby adopted.
Section 2. That all Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of the conflict, and if any portion of this ordinance shall be found to be invalid or illegal for any reason, the remaining portions of this ordinance shall remain in full effect.
Section 3. Emergency Clause. It is the findings of the City Council of the City of Elkins that it is vital to continue orderly growth, as well as the protection of city infrastructure and the safe and enjoyable transportation for the citizens of Elkins; therefore, and emergency is declared to exist, and this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from the date of its passage and approval, and any ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of that conflict.
PASSED AND APPROVED this 16th day of May, 2019.