Brownwood City Council members will consider approving an ordinance on first reading Tuesday that’s intended to address traffic flow issues in front of East Elementary School.
The council meets at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 501 Center Ave.
The proposed ordinance includes:
• Traffic on Vincent, passing in front of the school between Roanoke and Idlewild, will travel northbound to allow for students be be dropped off and picked up from the passenger side of vehicles.
• There will be a through-lane on Vincent for motorists who are not dropping off children.
• A four-way stop will be created at the intersection of Idlewild and Vincent, intended to prevent excessive lines of vehicles on Vincent and allow motorists to exit the school area efficiently.
• Nine additional parking spaces will be gained on Vincent with restriping.
The proposed ordinance is based on public input and work with Brownwood school officials.
In other business, council members will:
• Consider authorizing the purchase of a mini-excavator for the Wastewater Collection Department with unused capital funds.
• Enter executive session for City Manager Emily Crawford’s annual evaluation.
• Also in executive session, council members will discuss the Brownwood Municipal Development District’s offer of a financial incentive for a potential industrial expansion.
• After reconvening into open session, council members will consider ratifying the BMDD’s offer of a financial incentive to a local business.