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1995-53 Objecting to Widening of Various Roads (SR7, Royal Palm Blvd., Rock Island) RESOLUTION NO. 95 - 53 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION 01' THE CITY OF PARKLAND, FLORIDA OBJECTING TO THBWIDBNING 01' THE I'OLLOWING ROADWAYS: EIGHT LANES I'OR STATE ROAD 7 FROM ROYAL PALM BOULEVARD TO SOtJTHBRN CITY LIMITS; SIX LANES FOR ROYAL PALM BOULBVARD FROM BASTBRN CITY LIMITS TO WESTERN CITY LIMITS; AND ROCE ISLAND ROAD FROM ROYAL PALM BOULEVARD TO SOOTHBRN CITY LIMITS, MARGATE, FLORIDA WHEREAS, on September 18, 1995, the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) staff and consultants presented the 2015 Financially Feasible Plan for Highway and Transit needs for Broward County; and ' WHEREAS, the recommendations suggest the widening of the following roadways within the City of Margate: 1. State Road 7 to eight lanes from Royal Palm Boulevard to the southern City limits; and 2. Royal Palm Boulevard to six lanes from the eastern City limits to the western City limits; and 3. Rock Island Road from Royal Palm Boulevard to the southern City limits; and WHEREAS, the widening of the above roadways shall have a negative impact on the businesses and residential developments within the City of Margate; and WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Planning Organization is charged not only with ensuring that vehicles may go faster throughout Broward County but also must consider the impact which vehicular traffic has on the developments abutting the trafficways of Broward County; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PARKLAND, FLORIDA, that: Section 1. That the foregoing preamble is hereby ratified and confirmed as true and correct by the City Commission of the City of Parkland, Florida. Section 2. That the City Commission of the City of Parkland, Florida hereby goes on record as opposing the widening of the following roadways within the City of Margate: RESOLUTION NO. 95-53 PAGE ~ 1. State Road 7 to eight lanes from Royal Palm Boulevard to the southern City limits; and 2 , Royal Palm Boulevard to six lanes from the eastern City limits to the western City limits; and 3. Rock Island Road from Royal Palm Boulevard to the southern City limits of Margate. Section 3. That a copy of this Resolution shall be forwarded to the Metropolitan Planning Organization and the City of Margate, Florida. Section 4. This Resolution shall immediately upon its passage and adoption. take effect PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 25 DAY OP OCTOBER , 1995 J1- ~k' S P G , MAYO: ~~~~ SOSAN ARMSTRONG, C. M. C. I CITY CLERK