City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
19-O-1421

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER CLETA WINSLOW AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HER DESIGNEE TO MAKE THE INTERSECTION OF LAWSHE STREET, S.W. AND PARSONS STREET, S.W. AN ALL-WAY STOP CONTROLLED INTERSECTION; TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS TO INSTALL STOP SIGNS AT THE INTERSECTION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Office of Research and Policy AnalysisSponsors:Councilmember, District 4 Cleta Winslow
Category:Personal PaperFunctions:None Required

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. Parsons & Lawshe MAP

Body

WHEREAS, the intersection of Lawshe Street, S.W. and Parsons Street, S.W. is located within the Clark Atlanta University complex and is traversed by several thousand students (both vehicular and pedestrians) each day; and

 

WHEREAS, this intersection is often congested, traversed by several thousand students, visitors and vehicles each day; and

 

WHEREAS, the installation of an all-way stop at this location will provide a safer crossing for pedestrians, meet the needs of the community and address traffic safety concerns.

 

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, HEREBY ORDAINS, as follows:

 

SECTION 1That the intersection of Lawshe Street, S.W. and Parsons Street, S.W. be made an all-way stop controlled intersection.

 

SECTION 2That the Department of Public Works is authorized to install stop signs on all approaches of the intersection of Lawshe Street, S.W. and Parsons Street, S.W.

 

SECTION 3: That all ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith be and the same are hereby repealed.

 

 

Meeting History

Aug 5, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Aug 14, 2019 10:50 AM Video Transportation Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Andre Dickens, Chair
SECONDER:Matt Westmoreland, Post 2 At Large
AYES:Andre Dickens, Matt Westmoreland, Amir R Farokhi, Jennifer N. Ide, Joyce M Sheperd, Marci Collier Overstreet, Carla Smith
Aug 19, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Aug 28, 2019 10:30 AM Video Transportation Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 3, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 11, 2019 10:30 AM Video Transportation Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Matt Westmoreland, Post 2 At-Large
SECONDER:Joyce M Sheperd, District 12
AYES:Andre Dickens, Matt Westmoreland, Amir R Farokhi, Jennifer N. Ide, Joyce M Sheperd, Marci Collier Overstreet, Carla Smith
Sep 16, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [13 TO 0]
MOVER:Carla Smith, Councilmember, District 1
SECONDER:Amir R Farokhi, Councilmember, District 2
AYES:Matt Westmoreland, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Amir R Farokhi, Antonio Brown, Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Jennifer N. Ide, Howard Shook, J. P. Matzigkeit, Dustin Hillis, Andrea L. Boone, Marci Collier Overstreet
AWAY:Michael Julian Bond, Joyce M Sheperd