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RESOLUTION NO. 1957 <br />RESOLUTION TO REQUEST A LOWERING OF THE SPEED LIMIT ON OAKES <br />AVENUE <br />WHEREAS, the Traffic Safety Committee has discussed the topic of reducing the <br />40mph speed limit on Oakes Avenue to 30mph on more than one occasion and decided <br />to send it to council for discussion; and, · <br />WHEREAS, the City Council is overwhelmingly in favor of safety for all users of <br />the highway; and, <br />WHEREAS, the final decision on this speed limit change rests with the <br />Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT); therefore, <br />BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ANACORTES, <br />WASHINGTON, AS FOLLOWS: <br />SECTION 1. The City Leaders, the Mayor and the City Council hereby request <br />that WSDOT change the speed limit on Oakes Avenue to 30mph. <br />PASSED AND APPROVED this 16th day of May, 2016. <br />Steve Hoglund, City Clerk Treasurer