Public Works Commission

AGENDA

PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION
CITY OF HUNTINGTON BEACH

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 5:00 PM

City Council Chambers

2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA  92648

A. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL           Herbel, Kirkorn, McGovern, O’Connell, Rivera, Siersema, Spencer

B. PRESENTATIONS-COMMENDATIONS

C. MINUTES

C-1. Minutes of October 20, 2010

D. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

Public Comments - the Public Works Commission welcomes public comments on all items on this agenda or of community interest.  Three minutes per person, time may not be donated to others.  Commission on this date can take no action on any item not on the agenda.  This is the time to address Commission regarding items of interest or agenda items other than public hearings.  Communications on agenda items will be scheduled such that public comments may be received as close to 5:00 p.m. as possible.

E. DIRECTOR’S ITEMS

E-1. Discuss December 15, 2010 meeting time change and Annual Holiday Lunch.

F. INFORMATION ITEMS

F-1. Active Capital Project Report - An update on active capital projects is presented for the Commission's information. Project information, including description, location maps and funding sources can be found in the FY 2010/11 Capital Improvement Program notebook, or on the city's website under Government, Current, Current Budget information.

G. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS

G-1. Update of Speed Surveys and Speed Limits Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 - The California Vehicle Code requires periodic review and updating of posted speed limits on various streets within the City. Posted limits enable the Police Department to continue using speed-measuring devices for enforcement.

Funding Source: Funds for the implementation of recommended speed limit changes are included in the Public Works Department operating budget.

Recommended Action: Motion to recommend to City Council staff’s recommendation for the posted speed limits summarized in Attachment 1. The recommendation includes reaffirming current speed limits on 79 of the 87 surveyed street segments. Five mile per hour (5 mph) speed limit increases are recommended for eight (8) street segments, a 10 mph speed limit increase on 1 segment and a 5 mph speed limit decrease on 1 segment.

H. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS

I. COMMISSION AND STAFF COMMENTS

J. ADJOURNMENT

 

NEXT PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION MEETING

December 15, 2010, 11:30 AM City Council Chambers