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A. Notwithstanding other provisions of this title, the council may authorize and direct the City Administrator, or designee, is delegated authority by Special Order to temporarily block or close a City street to traffic and prohibit its use when deemed necessary for any of the following reasons:

1. To prevent disturbing and interfering with parades, dances, races, or other celebrations on the street when such temporary use has been reviewed and approved by the Public Works Director, Police Chief and Fire Marshal;

2. To reduce traffic congestion or noise which disturbs a theatrical, sport, religious, or other event where a substantial number of people have congregated;

3. To assist in an emergency.

B. The street shall be blocked or closed by the use of signs, barricades, personal directions of police officers, or other means which would inform the general public that the street is closed or blocked. (Ord. 3027, amended, 08/03/2010)

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