Town Ordinances

ORDINANCE NO.11 - 2011

ORDINANCE NO. 11-2011 

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE PARTIAL AMENDMENT AND SUPPLEMENTATION OF SECTION 22-7, “STOP INTERSECTIONS,” IN CHAPTER 22, “TRAFFIC AND PARKING,” OF THE "REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF MORRIS PLAINS, NEW JERSEY, 1972” TO DESIGNATE IDLEWILD DRIVE AT WASHINGTON AVENUE AS A NEW STOP INTERSECTION.       

WHEREAS, the Borough Council has received the report and recommendation of the Traffic Safety Committee of the Borough of Morris Plains concerning an additional stop intersection at Idlewild Drive and Washington Avenue; and    

WHEREAS, the Borough Council is desirous of amending Chapter 22 consistent with the recommendations of the Traffic Safety Committee.    

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Borough Council of the Borough of Morris Plains, they being the Governing Body thereof, as follows:

Section 1:      Section 22-7, “Stop intersections,” as set forth in Chapter 22 of the Revision is hereby amended, supplemented and revised with the addition of a new stop intersection for Idlewild Drive, which shall read, as follows:

  Streets                 Location

      Idlewild Drive and      A stop sign shall be                

      Washington Avenue       installed at the 

                              northeasterly corner

                              of the intersection of

                              Idlewild Drive and 

                              Washington Avenue  

Section 2:       Regulatory and warning signs shall be erected and maintained to effect the above designations.

Section 3:     All other provisions of the aforesaid Chapter 22, Traffic and Parking, of the Revised Ordinances shall be unaffected and are hereby continued. 

Section 4:     All Ordinances and parts of Ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

Section 5:     If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance is, for any reason, held to be invalid by a Court of competent jurisdiction, such a decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Ordinance.

Section 6:     This Ordinance shall take effect immediately after final passage and publication as provided by law.     

Introduced:  05/19/11                                                                                                    Adopted:      06/16/11                                      Frank J. Druetzler, Mayor