Ordinance No. 1 – Highway Traffic Regulations

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An ordinance regulating the use of highways within the village of Bellechester, Minnesota incorporating provisions of the state highway traffic regulation act by reference and imposing a penalty for violation thereof.

The Council of the Village of Bellechester, do ordain as follows:

SECTION. 1 Highway Traffic Regulation Act Incorporated by reference. The regulatory provisions of Minnesota Statutes 1945 C169 as amended by laws of 1947 and laws of 1949 are hereby adopted as a traffic ordinance regulating the use of highways, streets and alleys within the Village of Bellechester, Minnesota and are hereby incorporated in and made a part of this ordinance as completely as if set out in full.

SECTION 2. Penalty: Any violation of the statutes by reference in Section 1 is a violation of this ordinance when it occurs within the Village of Bellechester, Minnesota. Any person thus violating any provision of this ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $100.00 or by imprisonment in the village or county jail for a period not to exceed 90 days, but if a minimum fine or imprisonment is prescribed by the State Highway Safety Act for an offense, such penalty shall apply to a person convicted of the same offense under this ordinance.

SECTION 3. The following streets are designated as heavily traveled streets:

Great Western Avenue
Red Wing Avenue
Main Street
Second Street

No vehicle driven by motor power shall exceed 20 miles per hour on said streets. First Street the limit shall be 30 miles per hour.
This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as required by law.

Passed this 14th day of March 1957.
Attest: W. N. Majerus, Clerk Adam Poncelet, Mayor