Speed humps are placed on residential streets for a reason. They’re meant to prevent motorists from speeding through neighborhoods.
The hard part is getting the speed humps on the streets. So that’s where the Rosenberg City Council comes in.
At Tuesday’s council meeting, council members will consider taking action on installing a speed hump on Lloyd Street between Old Richmond Road and Avenue F.
The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.
According to city policy, at least 65 percent of the property owners/residents must be in support of the change in order to proceed with the installation.
There are 15 residential homes and multi-family residential units located along Lloyd Street.
Fifteen of the homeowners stated they are in support of the speed hump installation, while five did not respond, or provide a definitive answer, city staff added.
This equates to approximately 66% of the residents being in support.
If approved, the speed hump would cost the city $1,600.
In other business, council members will will consider taking action on a rate case that would reimburse CenterPoint’s application to increase distribution rates in the cities within its service area.
Rosenberg, along with 35 other cities in the Gulf Coast Coalition of Cities, would need to adopt a resolution to deny CenterPoint’s filing before May 3.
If the city fails to take timely action, CenterPoint’s rate request is deemed administratively approved.
If the resolution is approved, CenterPoint will have 45 days to appeal the decision to the Public Utility Commission.
This is the seventh year in a row that CenterPoint has requested a rate increase.
The impact on an average residential customer would be an increase of 67 cents per month, city staff noted.
Citizens will be allowed to attend the council meeting, held at 2110 Fourth St., but seating will be limited and masks will be recommended and encouraged. There will also be mandatory temperature checks.