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Town LogoAGENDA
ATHERTON TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
Tuesday, March 12, 2019-   6pm Regular Meeting
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS -
94 ASHFIELD ROAD

                                 
1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND ROLL CALL (5 minutes)
Committee Members: Carol Collins, Joseph Davis, Sriram Iyer, Gary Lauder (Vice Chair)
Vacant (Chair).
Councilmember Liaison: Michael Lempres
Staff: Chief of Police Steven McCulley, Sergeant Anthony Kockler, PW Director Robert Ovadia

2. PUBLIC COMMENTS     Public Comment for items not on the agenda (10 minutes)

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES      February 12, 2019 meeting minutes

4. NEW BUSINESS
None.

5. OLD BUSINESS
5a. Encinal School Signage Request                                        Chief McCulley

At the last special meeting of February 12, 2019, parents of Encinal School provided a presentation to the Committee with safety concerns about the bicycle/pedestrian routes. The Chief of Police will give an update to the Committee on the following suggestions which were: larger signage leading up to the crosswalk and lights that illuminate; bollards delineating the boundary between bike and car lanes, and sufficient sidewalks for students walking to school. The Committee will discuss and provide comments and feedback.

5b. Local Traffic Flow/Long Range Planning Solutions Study     Robert Ovadia

The Transportation Committee will continue the presentation from the last special meeting held February 12, 2019 on the Local Traffic Flow / Long Range Planning Solutions Study. The Study evaluated existing traffic operations and origin-destination patterns within the town and recommends short and long term measures for efficient circulation, improved operations and safety for all modes of transportation. The recommendations include: updating street functional classifications and describing their roles in serving key modes of travel: bicycle, motor vehicle, pedestrian and transit; updating general street design standards to incorporate complete streets components; suggested language for regarding impact criteria related to determining the significance of environmental impacts under CEQA; turning restrictions at key intersections along Alameda de las Pulgas, Valparaiso Avenue, and Middlefield Road; signalization and other improvements at the Alameda de las Pulgas/Atherton Avenue intersection, Middlefield Road at Fair Oaks Lane and Watkins, signal timing and other improvements. The Committee will discuss the report and provide comments and feedback.

6. STAFF REPORTS
Police Traffic Unit (10 minutes)
a. Monthly Report for November 2018 – A. Kockler
b. Monthly Report for December 2018 – A. Kockler
c. Monthly Report for January 2019 – A. Kockler
d. Monthly Report for February 2019 – A. Kockler

These items discuss the monthly traffic reports for November & December of 2018; January and February of 2019.

7. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

8. PUBLIC COMMENTS

9. NEXT MEETING DATE     Tuesday, May 14, 2019

10. ADJOURNMENT
                              
Agendas and staff reports may be accessed on the Town website at www.ci.atherton.ca.us. Contact the City Clerk at 650.752.0500. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (650) 752-0500. Notification of 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting (29CRF35.104ADATitleII).

Posted: 3-5-2019