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16.10.100 Road Authority.

(Amend by Ordinance No. 170923, effective March 21, 1997.)  As the City’s elected body, the City Council is the road authority for all public streets, except state highways, as designated by State Law.  The City Council may delegate specific road authority to the City Traffic Engineer, City Engineer or Emergency Incident Commander as the Council deems appropriate.