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Traffic Commission Meeting

March 18, 2019
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NORTH ADAMS TRAFFIC COMMISSION
11 Summer Street
North Adams, MA 01247

March 12, 2019

The regular meeting of the North Adams Traffic Commission will be held on Monday March 18, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Conference Room at City Hall.

The agenda will be as follows:
Accept minutes from last meeting.
Introduction of new members.
Considering having Mayor appoint a new chairperson.
Scheduling of monthly Traffic Commission meetings.
Fees for permits for Center Street and St. Anthony lot. Tabled from last meeting.
Update for purchasing permits after hours for Center Street and St. Anthony Lot. Tabled
Letter from Barry (Brewhaha) placing crosswalk signs on West Main St.
Communication from Councilor Buddington – Bike lanes
Follow up concerns from Glenn Maloney concerning metered parking on east side of Ashland St.

MaryAnn King
Chairwoman


NORTH ADAMS TRAFFIC COMMISSION
Minutes
March 18, 2019

Meeting Start Time: 6:33pm
Members Present:
MaryAnn King
Jonathan Beaudreau
David Sacco
Amanda Chilson
Paul Markland
Eric Buddington
Ian Wilson
Media Present:
Tammy Daniels
Minutes:
• Accept minutes from last meeting-Minutes Accepted- All in Favor
• Introduction of new members.
• Considering having Mayor appoint a new chairperson
o MaryAnn has been chair for long time-ready to have someone step
o Motion-Amanda will write communication to Mayor recommending to appoint new chairperson- Motion Accepted
o Scheduling of monthly Traffic Commission meetings
 Monthly meetings will help with follow up and staying on specific tasks and concerns
 Motion-Traffic Commission will be monthly meetings, the third Monday of each month at 6:00pm- Motion Accepted

• Fees for permits for Center Street and St. Anthony lot. Tabled from last meeting
o This could be an ordinance change if passes
o Motion- St. Anthony’s Lot be same pricing as Center St. Lot-Motion Accepted
• Letter from Barry (Brewhaha) placing crosswalk signs on West Main St.
o Letter read by MaryAnn
o Motion-Have crosswalk signs placed in either direction East and West at the crosswalk along Rt. 2 in front of Brewhaha- Motion Accepted
o MaryAnn will give Paul letter from Brewhaha to order signs
• Communication from Councilor Buddington – Bike lanes
1. Add Bike Lines to the list of markings designated by the City Council in Section 13-21
a. Motion-Add bike lane language to Section 13-21. Motion Accepted. Amanda abstained from vote.
2. Add bike lanes to the list of forbidden parking areas in Section 13-48
a. Motion-Add the language of bike lanes to 13-48. Motion Accepted. Amanda abstained.
3. Add bike lanes to the list of towing areas in Section 13-55.1 E
a. Motion- Add bike lane language to Section 13-55.1 E. Motion Accepted. Amanda abstained.

• Follow up concerns from Glenn Maloney concerning metered parking on east side of Ashland St.
o Glen Maloney present
o Motion-To research distance of parking from a turn lane in a national traffic manual. Motion Accepted.
o Motion-Once parking footage from turn lane is established, measurements (Paul Markland) for safe standard metered parking from Summer Street to Quincy St will be taken. Motion Accepted.
o Turn Lane information and measurements with set number of parking spaces will be followed up at April meeting
• Next Meeting: April 8th, 6:00pm
• Meeting Adjourned: 7:52


MaryAnn King
Chairwoman


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