Determining Project / Funding Contributions

General: All sidewalks shall comply with Sections 23-31 through 23-38 of the Code of Ordinances, except as specified below. All Bike Routes and Walk / Ride Sharepaths shall conform with applicable MVC, MMUTCD and City Engineering Standards.

People Powered Transportation Plan Map Created


There is hereby established as a part of this policy a "People Powered Transportation and Sidewalk Repair Program Map." This map shall be located in the CIP and designates sidewalk gap locations that are to be installed, as well as bike routes and walk / ride sharepaths that are to be established.

New Development


All new developments occurring within the City that are located on a parcel or parcels that have a sidewalk gap shown as "Fill Gap in Existing Sidewalk" on the People Powered Transportation Plan Map shall install said sidewalk at the time of construction. Provisions for such sidewalk construction shall be included as a part of site plan review, subdivision approval, or building permit application. Cost of sidewalk gap construction shall be the sole responsibility of the property owner or developer
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Public Road / Utility Projects


All Public road and utility projects occurring within the City that are located on or adjacent to a parcel or parcels that have a sidewalk gap shown as "Fill Gap in Existing Sidewalk" on the People Powered Transportation Plan Map shall include installation of said sidewalk as a part of the scope of project. Cost of sidewalk gap construction shall be allocated between the City and the property owners as determined annually through the CIP and subsequent budget process. All sidewalks repaired, replaced or installed as part of public road or utility projects shall be in compliance with City Code.

Gaps Shown on People Powered Transportation Plan Map as "Fill Gap in Existing Sidewalk"


All other sidewalk gaps shown as "Fill Gap in Existing Sidewalk" on the People Powered Transportation Plan Map shall be installed during the City'scheduled annual sidewalk program in accordance with the "Sidewalk Repair Program" years on the People Powered Transportation Plan Map. All gaps in existing sidewalks identified during the scheduled annual sidewalk program shall be repaired or installed as required to bring the sidewalk into compliance with City Code. Cost of sidewalk gap construction shall be paid for with City funds, as determined annually through the CIP and subsequent budget process, in conjunction with the City's annual sidewalk program.

Gaps to Remain


Some gaps in the sidewalk network will remain after all planned gap installations on the People Powered Transportation Plan Map are completed. Nothing in this policy should be construed as preventing installation of said sidewalk gaps where the property owner and / or City, County or State voluntarily seeks such installation at their expense.

Bike Routes


Bike routes called for on the People Powered Transportation Plan map shall be installed during the City's annual sidewalk repair program in accordance with the "Sidewalk Repair Program" years on the People Powered Transportation Plan Map (Segments of designated bike routes may be completed in adjacent program years where necessary to insure continuity and safe transitions). Cost of construction (Signage pavement markings and other necessary improvements within existing rights-of-way and road surfaces) shall be paid with City funds, as determined annually through the CIP and subsequent budget process, in conjunction with the City's annual sidewalk program.

Walk / Ride Sharepath


Walk / Ride Sharepaths called for on the People Powered Transportation Plan Map shall be installed during the City's annual sidewalk repair program in accordance with the "Sidewalk Repair Program" years on the People Powered Transportation Plan Map (Segments of designated Walk / Ride Sharepaths may be completed in adjacent program years where necessary to insure continuity and safe transitions). Cost of construction (Signage pavement markings and other necessary improvements within existing rights-of-way and road surfaces) shall be paid with City funds, as determined annually through the CIP and subsequent budget process, in conjunction with the City's annual sidewalk program.

Red Run Pathway


Completion of the Red Run Pathway will require coordination and cooperation of multiple property owners as well as the City, School, County, Regional and Federal governmental entities. Funding of pathway segments may include multiple funding sources, including private, Special Assessment, General Fund and grants, as determined annually through the CIP and subsequent budget process, in conjunction with the City's annual sidewalk program.