Oct 21, 2018

North Adams Traffic Commission

April 25, 2016
Meetings & Notices


11 Summer Street

North Adams, MA 01247

The North Adams Traffic Commission will hold a meeting on Monday April 25, 2016 at 6:30PM in the second floor conference room in City Hall.

The agenda will be as follows:

1. Discussion on painting crosswalks per Director Cozzaglio.

2. Changes to parking regulations in the Center St. Lot.

North Adams Traffic Commission Minutes
Meeting Date: 4-25-16

Commission Members Present
Mary Ann King
Amanda Chilson
Nancy Bullett
Dave Sacco

Public Present
Director Cozzaglio
Gail and Phil Sellars

Meeting Start Time: 6:35pm

Meeting Notes
1. Discussion on painting crosswalks per Director Cozzaglio:
• MA Dot’s policy around painted crosswalks is if they are near or on state highways the request to paint has to go through the state first.
• City procedure to standardized requests to paint crosswalks: Email request to NAPD stating when, where, how and who. Request must be approved. This request needs to be made in a reasonable amount of time prior to painting, a week or so.
• If painting the crosswalk takes when there is no other event happening in which street will be closed, a detail officer will need to be hired. OSHA approved vests need to be worn and cones will be strategically placed.
• The paint needs to be skid resistant paint.
• Traffic Commission made a motion to recognize this standardized procedure to paint crosswalks, motion seconded, motion passed.

2. Changes to parking regulations in the Center St. Lot
Officer Sacco requested approval from the traffic commission for modifications to the Center St. parking lot such as: moving or removal of existing fire hydrant, removing of spaces, installation of meter polls, reduction in size of outside travel lanes, new median strip
Two hour and free parking will be eliminated and new meters will be long term, max 10 hours, MaryAnn King will send these ordinance changes
Motion was made to approve request, motion seconded and passed.

Meeting Adjourned- 7:08pm