Thursday, October 20, 2016 - Loading…

Published: Wednesday, 12/5/2012

Perrysburg Service-Safety Committee votes for no action on South Boundary speed limit increase


Perrysburg City Council's Service-Safety Committee today voted 3-0 to not recommend to city council action on a requested speed limit increase on South Boundary Street at this time.

Motorists have requested a speed limit increase on this connecting roadway, while residents who live on it have objected. There are two 20 mph zones for schools on it as well.

During a recent service-safety committee meeting some residents who live on South Boundary Street gave committee members a kind but stern dressing down over going forward with a speed-increase study on a roadway that runs by two schools.

Some people opposed to the speed limit increase voiced concern that it was already a challenge for young students to cross this 25-mph street, particularly at the corner of East South Boundary and East Boundary streets and where Locust Street dead-ends into East South Boundary.

The city conducted a speed study after some people complained to council members that the 25-mph limit was too low.

Police Chief Daniel Paez had objected to raising the speed limit at a previous committee meeting. He said speeding tickets that are issued in the area are written for motorists traveling an average of 15 mph over the limit.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories