TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN
Notice is hereby given that the Borough Council of the Borough of Middletown will consider for adoption the following Ordinance at the Regular Business Meeting on August 2, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Middletown Borough Council located at Borough Hall, 60 West Emaus Street, Middletown, PA 17057.
ORDINANCE NO. 1343
MIDDLETOWN BOROUGH, DAUPHIN COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN, DAUPHIN COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, REVISING AND ADDING CERTAIN VEHICLE WEIGHT LIMITS SET FORTH IN ARTICLE II, TRAFFIC REGULATIONS, OF CHAPTER 252 OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN.
WHEREAS, the Borough Council (“Borough Council”) of the Borough of Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (the "Borough"), has determined that certain vehicle weight limits in the Borough are in need of revision or creation due to truck traffic patterns in the area of Wharton Avenue and University Drive, and elsewhere; and
WHEREAS, Borough Council has determined it is in the best interest of the Borough and its residents to update and revise Chapter 252-18, Article II of the Code of the Borough of Middletown (the “Middletown Code”) to account for such needed changes to vehicle weight limits established in the Borough;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED AND ENACTED by Borough Council that the Code of the Borough of Middletown is amended as follows:
Section 1: Amendment to Section 252-18, Vehicle weight limits established
A. The vehicle weight limit established under Section 252-18 of the Middletown Code for East Roosevelt Avenue is amended to state:
Name of Street or Bridge Max. Gross Weight Location
East Roosevelt Avenue Heavier than 1-ton truck From Vine Street
to N. Union St.
Section 2: Additions to Section 252-18, Vehicle weight limits established
A. The following is added to the Borough Code Section 252-18 and follows immediately after the end of Section 252-18 of the Borough Code:
Name of Street or Bridge Max. Gross Weight Location Location
Wharton Avenue Heavier than 1-ton truck From N.Union
West Roosevelt Avenue Heavier than 1-ton truck From N. Union
Grandview Avenue Heavier than 1-ton truck From N.Union
Section 3: If any section, sub-section, provision, regulation, limitation, restriction, sentence, clause, phrase or word in this Ordinance is declared by any reason to be illegal, unconstitutional, or invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect or impair the validity of this Ordinance or Chapter 252 of the Middletown Code as a whole, or any other section, sub-section, provision, regulation, limitation, restriction, sentence, clause, phrase, word or remaining portion of this Ordinance or Chapter 252 of the Middletown Code. Borough Council hereby declares that it would have adopted this Ordinance and each section, sub-section, phrase and word thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more of the sections, sub-sections, provisions, regulations, limitations, restrictions, sentences, clauses, phrases or words may be declared illegal, unconstitutional or invalid.
SECTION 4: This Ordinance shall become effective in accordance with applicable law.
If you would like to obtain a copy of the proposed Ordinance prior to the Regular Business Meeting, please contact the Borough Secretary at 717-902-0706 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN
Grace Miller, Borough Secretary
60 West Emaus Street
Middletown, PA 17057