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6636 RESOLUTION NO. 6 , 636 A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK ENDORSING THE MARKHAM STREET URBAN DESIGN PLAN WITH THE STIPULATION THAT A DETAIL LANDSCAPING AND TRAFFIC ANALYSIS WILL BE COMPLETED AND REVIEWED BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION PRIOR TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLAN. WHEREAS, the Planning Commission has reviewed and discussed the Markham Street Urban Design Project; and WHEREAS, the Board of Directors recognizes the need for a plan of the Markham Street area to serve the Convention Center, Riverfront Park, and Metrocentre and protect the access to the Central Business District; and WHEREAS, the Board of Directors acknowledges the Planning Commission's reservations about the future traffic capacity of Markham, specifically as it relates to loading, unloading, and parking for the plan area; and WHEREAS, the Board of Directors sees the benefit of coordinating the traffic aspects of the Markham Street Design Project with the Downtown Study. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS. SECTION 1 . The Little Rock Board of Directors hereby endorses the Markham Street Urban Design Plan with the understanding that a landscaping and engineering traffic analysis will be completed and reviewed by the Planning Commission prior to the implementation of the Plan with special emphasis on the bus loading and unloading requirements of the Camelot and Old State House. SECTION 2. The Board of Directors endorses the Plan as an initial step in the process of developing a unified streetscape and traffic circulation system for Markham Street between Main and Broadway, and with the above mentioned reservation. ADOPTED: August 4 , 1981 APPROVED: ! , 46g Acting Mayor ATTES1 C4 A• aLiistant City Clerk