Friday, August 29, 2014

Council to meet next week to vote on emergency authorization to place traffic-camera ban on November ballot

Cleveland City Council is scheduled to meet Wednesday, September 3rd under a Special Meeting for the sole purpose of consideration and passage of an ordinance authorizing the submission to the electors of the City of Cleveland a propose amendment, bu initiative petition, to the Charter of the City of Cleveland, enacting new section 204 in Charter 40, limiting the use of photo-monitoring devices to detect certain traffic law violations.

A copy of the proposed amendment is provided below:

Current Ordinances related to automated cameras for red light and speeding violations:
(Note: 53 permanent camera locations under 413.031 g, see below for listing of current 15 temporary locations).

Chapter 413 - Excerpts automated cameras for red light & speeding violations by Brian Cummins

PCU (Portable Camera Unit) Locations 08/14/2014 – 09/04/2014

The following will be active locations for the city’s Portable Camera Units (PCUs) beginning Thursday, August 14, 2014. Legislation passed in May, 2013  increased the number of fixed camera sites from 24 to 49 and increased portable sites from 6 to 15. These locations will be active from August 14 to September 4, 2014.

  1. 4100 Block of Superior Avenue
  2. 6800 Block of Franklin Boulevard
  3. 2400 Block of East 55th Street
  4. 7800 Block of St. Clair Avenue
  5. 11400 Block of Edgewater Drive
  6. 4300 Block of Payne Avenue
  7. 5300 Block of Lorain Avenue
  8. 8500 Block of Hough Avenue
  9. 7000 Block of Bessermer Avenue
  10. 2940 Martin Luther King Drive
  11. 12500 Block of Berea Road
  12. 4900 Block of Rocky River Drive
  13. 4100 Block of West 150th Street
  14. 6517 Denison Avenue
  15. 612 Spring Road


Cleveland City Council will meet next week to place traffic-camera ban on November ballot
Andrew J. Tobias, Northeast Ohio Media Group, August 27, 2014

Proposed Cleveland traffic-camera ban could head to city voters this November
By Andrew J. Tobias, Northeast Ohio Media Group,  August 19, 2014

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