Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of North Newton Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, intends to consider for adoption and to vote upon the enactment of an Ordinance, summarized below, at the regularly scheduled North Newton Township Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Township Park Community Room, 528 Oakville Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257.
The title of the proposed Ordinance is “AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF NORTH NEWTON, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, IMPOSING RESTRICTIONS AS TO THE SIZE OF VEHICLES OPERATED UPON CERTAIN TOWNSHIP ROADS AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS”.
A summary of the provisions of the proposed Ordinance is as follows:
SECTION 1. Amends Chapter 279 to add an Article IV, entitled “Motor Vehicle Restrictions”.
- §279-9 Definitions.
A. Definitions. Defines certain terms used in this Ordinance.
B. Words and Phrases as defined in the Vehicle Code of Pennsylvania.
- §279-10 Findings of the Board of Supervisors of North Newton Township.
A. Based upon engineering study, permissible size of motor vehicles is restricted and reduced to a maximum of 20 feet in length on Bullshead Road from Steelstown Road (SR 4006) to Greenspring Road (SR 0641).
- §279-11 Vehicle Size Limits Established.
A. Authority given under Section 4902 of the Vehicle Code.
B. Local deliveries limited and local traffic exempted.
- §279-12 Erection of Signs.
A. The Township shall erect and maintain restriction signs.
- §279-13 Penalties for Violation.
A. Penalty set at $100.00.
B. Each violation shall be punishable by a separate penalty.
SECTION 2. SAVINGS CLAUSE
SECTION 3. SEVERABILITY
SECTION 4. EFFECTIVE DATE
SECTION 5. REPEALS
The full text of the proposed Ordinance may be examined without charge at the Township Office at 528 Oakville Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257 during regular business hours or by clicking here. A Copy of the proposed Ordinance has also been filed with the newspaper publishing this Notice and at the Cumberland County Law Library, 1 Courthouse Square #304, Carlisle, PA 17013.
The North Newton Township Board of Supervisors will hold public meetings to discuss and prepare the 2021 Budget on Thursday, October 8, 2020 & Thursday, October 22, 2020.
Both meetings will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Park Community Room, 528 Oakville Road, Shippensburg, PA. The Board reserves the right to conduct other business as may be presented.
Bonnie L. Myers