ORDINANCE NUMBER 2003-64
AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING CERTAIN INTERSECTIONS WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF VERNON HILLS WITH PROHIBITED TURNS.
WHEREAS, Chapter 625, Act 5, Article XI, Section 5/11-306(c) 3. of the Illinois Compiled Statutes provides that a municipality may by ordinance prohibit a turn on a steady red indication at a traffic signal; and
WHEREAS, the Corporate Authorities of this Village have determined that it is in the best interest of the residents of the Village and for the public health, safety, and welfare thereof to prohibit turns on a steady red indication at certain intersections.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE PRESIDENT OF TRUSTEES OF THE VILLAGE OF VERNON HILLS, LAKE COUNTY, ILLINOIS, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION I. DESIGNATION OF STREETS. The intersections within the Village of Vernon Hills as shown on Exhibit “A”, attached hereto and made a part hereof, entitled "“Intersections with Prohibited Turns” which shall delineate the prohibited turn locations at the time of passage of this ordinance.
SECTION II. POSTING SIGNS. Appropriate signs shall be posted upon all roads, highways, or streets under the jurisdiction of the Village as specified in this Ordinance.
SECTION III. PENALTY. Any person who shall violate any of the provision of this ordinance shall be guilty of an offense hereunder and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by fine of not less than $5.00 nor more that $500.00 for each such violation.
SECTION IV. SEVERABILITY. In the event that any section, clause, provision, or part of this ordinance shall be found and determined to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, all valid parts that are severable from the invalid parts shall remain in full force and effect. If any part of this ordinance is found to be invalid in any one or more it’s several applications, all application that are severable from the invalid applications shall remain in effect.
SECTION V. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed; provided, however, that noting herein contained shall affect any rights, actions, or causes of action which shall have accrued to the Village of Vernon Hills prior to the effective date of this ordinance.
SECTION VI. EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval, and publication as provided by law.
SECTION VII. PUBLICATION. This ordinance shall be published in pamphlet form in the manner provided by law.
SECTION VIII. ORDINANCE NUMBER. This ordinance shall be known as Ordinance Number 2003-64.
Adopted by a roll call vote as follows:
AYES: 5- Cashman, Hebda, Koch, Weil, Williams
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: 1- Duros
Roger L. Byrne
PUBLISHED IN PAMPHLET FORM: 10/14/2003
Jeanne M. Schwartz