City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
14-O-1081

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER YOLANDA ADREAN AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE TO ALLOW FOR THE INSTALLATION OF STOP SIGNS AT THE INTERSECTION OF DOWNWOOD CIRCLE AND HOWELL MILL ROAD; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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Attachments

  1. 14o1081 Final Action Legislation

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WHEREAS, Downwood Circle is a public cul-de-sac street off Howell Mill Road serving as the only means of access for a medical office building and the West Paces Condominiums;

 

WHEREAS, the currently vacant property located at 3201 Downwood Circle is proposed for development with multifamily dwellings;

 

WHEREAS, lack of sight distance is a safety concern at the existing three way intersection of Downwood Circle and Howell Mill Road and due to the curve of Howell Mill Road and the elevation of the ground along the east side of Howell Mill Road; and

 

WHEREAS, the community surrounding the proposed redevelopment of 3201 Downwood Circle, including but not limited to the The West Paces Condominium Association, Inc. Howell Mill Plantation Condominium Association, Inc., the Huntingdon Park Townhome Association, Inc., and the Weston Community Association, Inc., have executed a private agreement with the developer of 3201 Downwood Circle, making the installation of a stop sign at Downwood Circle and Howell Mill Roads a condition of the development due to their concerns over sight distance and safety at the intersection; and

 

WHEREAS, the developer of 3201 Downwood Circle will be responsible for all costs associated with installation of the proposed stop signs.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE AND IT IS HEREBY ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, AS FOLLOWS:

 

Section 1:  That the Mayor, or his designee is authorized to allow for installation of stop signs at the intersection of Downwood Circle and Howell Mill Road, subject to approval by the Department of Public Works.

 

Section 2:  The developer of 3201 Downwood Circle shall be responsible for all costs associated with the system improvement of installation of the proposed stop signs.

 

Section 3:  That all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby waived for the purpose of this Ordinance and only to the extent of the conflict.

 

 

Meeting History

Jan 21, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Feb 3, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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HELD IN COMMITTEE

RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Feb 17, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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Chairperson Moore made a Motion to Refer items 14-O-1045; 14-O-1081; 14-O-1082; 14-O-1087; 14-R-3105; 14-R-3185; 14-R-3186; 14-R-3187; 14-R-3188 and 14-R-3189 to the Transportation Committee. The Motion then CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 0 nays.

REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [13 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Cleta Winslow
AWAY:Howard Shook
Feb 26, 2014 10:30 AM Video Transportation Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Andre Dickens, Mary Norwood, Carla Smith, Alex Wan
Mar 3, 2014 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]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Cleta Winslow
AWAY:Kwanza Hall