Traffic and Parking Commission
NOTICE OF MEETING
Thursday, July 15, 2021 @ 6:00PM
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Salem Traffic & Parking Commission will be held on Thursday, July 15 th, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. via remote participation in accordance with Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021.
Every effort will be made to ensure that the public can adequately access the proceedings in real time, via technological means. In the event that we are unable to do so on matters not requiring a public hearing, we will post on the City of Salem’s website an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting.
Individuals may participate remotely in the meeting via a remote participation platform called Zoom. Members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting may access the remote participation meeting through any one of the following ways:
- Please click the link below to join the webinar
- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83552552294?pwd=NlZkMGJRQ1UveVlpR3BsUEc5 WFcyQT09
- Password: 506569
- Or Telephone:
- US: 877 853 5257 (Toll Free) or 888 475 4499 (Toll Free)
- Webinar ID: 835 5255 2294
- Or go to the website link www.zoom.us/join and enter meeting ID# 835 5255 2294. The password is 506569.
I. ROLL CALL
II. PUBLIC COMMENTS (15 min period of no more than 3 min per person*)
III. NEW/OLD BUSINESS (each item limited to 3 min per person*)
a. North/Liberty Hill/Symonds Intersection – Staff will review with the Commission some options developed by the consulting firm, Toole Design, which proposes restricting some turning movements at this intersection. These options have been developed in response to some recent crashes that have taken place at the intersection. Staff is seeking input from the Commission and public as to whether implementation of one or a combination of these options should be pursued on a trial basis.
b. Request for Traffic Ordinance or Order Recommendation
i. Staff will review with the Commission the idea of introducing either yearround resident permit parking along Ocean Avenue from Summit Ave to Shore Ave or an order introducing resident parking during the month of October.
c. Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program – At the request of the Commission Chair, staff will provide an update on the projects currently in the program and their status.
IV. OTHER BUSINESS THAT MAY LEGALLY COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION
V. MEETING SCHEDULE
VI. MEETING MINUTES APPROVAL
*Per person comment period may be longer per the Chair’s discretion
Persons requiring auxiliary aids and services for effective communication such as a sign language interpreter, an assistive listening device, or print material in a digital format or a reasonable modification in programs, services, policies, or activities, may contact the City of Salem ADA Coordinator as soon as possible and no less than 2 business days before the meeting, program, or event.
Know your rights under the Open Meeting Law M.G.L. c. 30A §§18-25 & City Ordinance Sections 2-2028 through 2-2033