WHEREAS, there is a regional effort to promote local recreation and tourism opportunities by promoting off-road trail systems; and
WHEREAS, Wyoming Statute § 31-5-1601 authorizes the operation of off-road vehicles on public streets if authorized by the Town; and
WHEREAS, the Town wishes to authorize the use of off-road vehicles on Superior streets in order to participate in the growing trail system and to increase commerce in Town.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF
THE TOWN OF SUPERIOR, SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYOMING
THAT THE TOWN CODE SHOULD BE MODIFIED IN THE FOLLOWING WAY:
6-1-1 UNIFORM ACT ADOPTED
OFF-ROAD RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PER WYOMING STATUTE § 31-1-101 (K):
A. Type 1 – Any recreational vehicle primarily designed for off-road use which has an unladen weight of one thousand one hundred (1,100) pounds or less;
B. Type 2 – Any unlicensed motorcycle which has an unladen weight of six hundred (600) pounds or less and is designed to be ridden off-road with the operator astride upon a seat or saddle and travels on two (2) tires; and
C. Type 3 – Any multi-wheeled motorized vehicle not required by law to be licensed and is designed for cross-country travel on or over land, sand snow, ice or other natural terrain and has an unladen weight of more than nine hundred (900) pounds.
OPERATOR: Every person who operates or is in actual physical control of the operation of an off-road vehicle.
NO OTHER DEFINITION OF ORDINANCE 6-1-1 IS MODIFIED BY PASSAGE OF THIS ORDINANCE
6-1-1 (a): OFF-ROAD RECREATIONAL VEHICLES:
Off-road recreational vehicles may be operated on the streets, roads, and travel routes under the control of the Town of Superior subject to compliance with the following requirements:
A. The off-road recreational vehicle shall display the current State of Wyoming off-road vehicle registration decal;
B. The operator must have a valid driver’s license;
C. Crossings of main-travelled roadways by the off-road recreational vehicle shall be made at right angles to the roadway or as nearly as practicable, but in any case, yielding the right-of-way to all traffic in the main-travelled roadway;
D. When operating at any time from one-half (1/2) hour after sunset to one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise, the off-road recreational vehicle shall be equipped with a use lighted lamp and illuminating devices in accordance with Wyoming Statues § 31-5-910 through 31-5-940;
E. The off-road recreational vehicle shall be equipped with an adequate braking device that may be operated either by hand or foot; and
F. The off-road recreational vehicle shall be equipped with a noise muffler which produces a propulsion noise level of not more than one hundred two (102) decibels at twenty (20) inches in a stationary test.
6-1-1 (b): INCIDENTAL OPERATION: The occasional incidental operation of off-road recreational vehicles for non-recreational purposes shall be permitted on town streets subject to requirement set forth in Title 6 Motor Vehicles and Traffic ordinances adopted by the Town of Superior, but in addition, wherever practicable, the off-road recreational vehicle shall be operated off the main-travelled portion of the Town streets.
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PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE COUNCIL THIS ____________ DAY OF _______________ , 2022.
ATTEST: DOMINIC WOLF, MAYOR OF SUPERIOR
ANITA VAUGHN, TOWN CLERK
WHEREAS, the Town of Superior is required to pass an Annual Budget Ordinance for the following fiscal year on or before June 30, 2022; and
WHEREAS, attempts to find a time for a special meeting with a quorum which would allow 10 days between hearings was unsuccessful: and
WHEREAS, in such a circumstance, and pursuant to Wyoming Statute Section 15-1-115, the Council may pass an emergency ordinance with a public hearing and ¾ vote of the council; and
WHEREAS, notice of the public hearing regarding this Ordinance was published on June 8, 2022; and
WHEREAS, a public hearing was held June 9, 2022.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE TOWN OF
SUPERIOR, SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYOMING:
Section 1: The following sums are anticipated as cash on hand and revenues for the Town of SUPERIOR for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023.
State disbursements $ 315,744.00
Utilities (Water & Sewer) $ 221,269.29
Total $ 537,013.29
Section 2: The following sums hereby are budgeted to defray the expense and liabilities of the Town of Superior, Wyoming, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2022.
Administration $ 241,711.77
Utilities (Water &: Sewer) $ 253,222.73
Fire Department $ 23,653.16
Maintenance $ 52,880.73
Parks and Recreation $ 73,894.93
Planning and Zoning $ 25,500.00
Community Resource $ 44,294.00
Streets & Alleys $ 40,218.47
Transfer Station $ 60,066.78
Seasonal $ 6,399.03
Total $ 568,618.87
Section 3: The amount of general taxes upon all property within the Town of Superior to provide for the current expenses of the Town is 8 mills; the Town Clerk shall, under the supervision of the Mayor, certify to the County Clerk of Sweetwater County, Wyoming, the foregoing amounts of money to be collected by taxes upon all property within the Town of Superior, Wyoming. Section 5: his ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its approval, passage, and adoption in accordance with the provisions of Wyoming Statues Section 15-2-201.
First Reading – June 9, 2022
Second Reading – June 9, 2022
Public Hearing – June 9, 2022
Third Reading – June 9, 2022
Published—June 13, 2022
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE COUNCIL THIS 9th day June of 2022.
____________________________________ Dominic Wolf, Mayor
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