THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MACHAR
BY – LAW NO. ______
BEING a by-law setting out those roads and the portion thereof
that are seasonally maintained by the Municipality.
WHEREAS the Municipality has many hundreds of kilometers of roads which are, by law, classified as “public highways”;
WHEREAS only a small percentage of these roads are year round maintained by the Municipality for public use;
AND WHEREAS the Municipality has a limited number of roads to which it provides limited maintenance for the summer season only and which are the subject matter of this By-law.
BE IN ENACTED AS A BY-LAW OF THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MACHAR AS FOLLOWS:
The following definitions apply to seasonally maintained roads:
1. Seasonally Maintained Road:
A “seasonally maintained road” is a road, or portion thereof, which receives limited seasonal maintenance for a specified calendar period. This maintained portion is considered a Class 6 road under R.R.). 1990, Reg 6013/06.
A “season” for the purpose of a seasonally maintained road is from the 1st day of June in the calendar year to the 1st day of September in the same calendar year.
3. Limited Maintenance
“Limited Maintenance” means, or consists of:
a) minimal gravelling, grading and ditching sufficient to permit passage during the seasonal period;
b) patrolled twice a month
c) does not include major repairs to culverts or bridges. If such repairs are required for public safety, Council may eliminate all or a portion of the seasonal road from its seasonal maintenance schedule;
d) a service standard below that which is provided for a year round Municipally maintained roads.
2. Schedule: Seasonally Maintained Roads
Attached as Schedule”A’ is a list of the roads or the portions thereof, which are seasonally maintained under this By-law. Attached to each is a map/sketch of part of the road and the portion thereof, which is seasonally maintained.
3. “At User’s Risk”
Since a seasonally maintained road is maintained at a lower standard, the use of these roads is at “user’s risk”.
At the entrance of the roads which are approved for seasonal maintenance, there shall be posted the following signage:
“Seasonally Maintained Road June 1st – September 1st only.
Use at your own risk.
READ A FIRST AND SECOND TIME THIS ___ DAY OF _____________ 2014.
READ A THIRD TIME AND FINALLY PASSED THIS ___ DAY OF ________ 2014.
Mayor Doug Maeck
Clerk-Administrator Brenda Paul, AMCT
Schedule “A” to By-Law No. _____
SEASONALLY MAINTAINED ROADS
1. Benson Dr – after #20
2. Birch Ln
3. East Bay Rd – after #366
4. Hamilton Lake Rd – after #668
5. Jerusalem Rd
6. King Lake Rd – after #559
7. Municipal Rd N – between #670 and #801
8. Old Muskoka Rd S – after #269
9. Quirt Rd – after #143