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RESOLUTION NO. <br />A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE HENNEPIN COUNTY DEPARTMENT <br />OF TRANSPORTATION TO ERECT TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES AND <br />NO PARKING SIGNS ALONG COUNTY ROAD 51 - NORTH SHORE DRIVE <br />WHEREAS, the City of Orono has for several years received <br />complaints from neighborhood citizens concerning traffic hazards and <br />parking conditions along a certain portion of North Shore Drive; and <br />WHEREAS, part of the problem is caused by customers of the <br />B-2 Lakeshore Business District parking on the highway right of way <br />and interfering with the neighboring resident's use of their private <br />property; and <br />WHEREAS, part of the problem is caused by a 300 ft. <br />unregulated, uncontrolled access to North Star Marina which access <br />directly contributes to a traffic hazard by allowing uncontrolled <br />ingress, egress and parking; and <br />WHEREAS, part of the problem is a sharp curve on a hill <br />just east of the above mentioned area which curve limits sight <br />• distances and contributes to the traffic hazards created by the <br />parking and access problems; and <br />WHEREAS, despite years of requests by the City, the North <br />Star Marina has not in and of itself made any attempt to correct <br />the access problem on the marina property; and <br />WHEREAS, the Hennepin County Department of Transportation <br />is the responsible agency having jurisdiction to correct and/or <br />alleviate the above mentioned problems; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Orono finds that <br />the above noted problems are a public nuisance directly affecting <br />the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Orono and the public <br />which traverses this County highway, <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council of <br />the City of Orono does hereby request the Hennepin County Department <br />of Transportation to make the following physical improvements along <br />County Road No. 51, North Shore Drive: <br />1. The installation of traffic control posts and/or curbing at <br />locations shown on Exhibit B attached. <br />0 <br />