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iI <br />TIC'�S � me0 <br />5/�J/67 (12) <br />I, <br />I! <br />I <br />11 RESOLUTION NO. 6536 <br />2I A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br />NEWPORT BEACH DIRECTING TIME TRAFFIC ENGINEER TO <br />3i REgUEST FROM THE STATE 07-CALIFORNIA DIVISION <br />OF HIGHWAYS ADVANCE IWINING OF TIE- PEDESTRIAN <br />4 CR0SSWALK ON EAST COAST HIGH01Z AT ORCHID AVENUE, <br />AND TO APPLY FOR ANY NECESSARY ENCROACHMENT PERKI^aS <br />51 <br />61 <br />9HEREAS, the City Council is deeply concerned about the <br />7 <br />hazard to ;pedestrians using the pedestrian crosswalk on East Coast <br />8 <br />Highway at Orchid Avenue in the Corona del Mar area of the City of <br />9 <br />Newport Beach; and <br />10I <br />VIiEREAS, said pedestrian crosswalk is located on a state <br />111 <br />highway; and <br />12 <br />€HEREAS, on the basis of the advice of the City Traffic <br />13 <br />Engineer and their own knowledge of the community, the City Council <br />14 <br />is convinced that it is essential that special warning signs be <br />15 <br />erected on either side of East Coast Highway at said intersection <br />16 <br />for the purpose of warning approaching motorists of the pedestrian <br />17 <br />crosswalk; and <br />18 <br />VEERS S, in order to install said warning signs, it is <br />19 <br />necessary that the City apply to the State Division of Highways <br />20 <br />for an encroachment permit; and <br />21 <br />UHEREAS, for many years it has been the practice of the <br />22 <br />City to place a temporary warning sign in the center of East Coast <br />23 <br />Highway at said intersection, which sign no longer satisfies the <br />24 <br />1 standards of the State Division of Highways; <br />25 <br />T <br />NOT• ?, THERZFCRE, BE IT RESOLVED: <br />I <br />26 <br />1. That the City Traffic Engineer is directed to apply <br />27 <br />to the State Division of Highways for an encroachment permit for <br />28 <br />the installation of warning signs on either side of East Coast <br />29 <br />Highway at its intersection with Orchid Avenue in the Corona del <br />30 <br />Mar area of the City. <br />31 <br />2. That the officials of the State Division of Highways <br />32 <br />vested with authority to approve said permit are urged to grant <br />