Mitchell Traffic Commission
                                                 May 20th, 2019
                                            City Council Chambers


Approve Agenda


Request For Street Closures - Heart & Sole Cancer Walk/Run

The Heart & Sole Cancer Walk / Run Board of Directors would like to request that the City of Mitchell close West 8th Ave. from North Minnesota Street to North Iowa Street and the Cadwell entrance to West 8th Ave. on Friday, June 14th, 2019 from 5:00pm to 9:00 pm for the Cancer Walk / Run events.

Request For Parade Permit For The 7th Annual Neil Epp Memorial Poker Run

Dave Epp requests a parade permit for the 7th Annual Neil Epp Memorial Poker Run.  The event is on Saturday, June 29th, 2019 with a 12:30 P.M. start time. The parade will begin at The Lakehouse located at 2700 North Main Street and travel south to the Hwy 37 bypass and proceed south past the Ramada Inn intersection and south.

Dakota Wesleyan Requests Homecoming Parade Permit

Dakota Wesleyan University requests a Homecoming parade permit for DWU's Blue & White Days parade for Saturday, October 5, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. until approximately 11:00 a.m.  The parade route would begin on Main Street from 9th to 1st Avenue with the following streets blocked off from 10th Avenue to Railroad Avenue for the parade, as well as the cars removed from the following streets with no parking beginning at 4:30 a.m.: North Lawler Street from 7th-9th  Avenue, East 9th Avenue from Lawler to Main and North Main Street from 9th Avenue to Railroad Avenue.  In addition, Dakota Wesleyan University requests to use the public parking lot between 9th/7th Avenue located between Lawler/Kimball Street (Disco parking lot) again for a staging area, which would include no public parking in this lot beginning at 4:30 a.m. until the conclusion of the parade. In addition to this, DWU is requesting E. 4th Ave. from Lawler St. to Kimball St. to be blocked off and vehicles removed for the band staging area. 

Request For Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Parade Permit

The Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Committee requests a parade permit for the rodeo parade scheduled for Saturday, July 20, 2019 beginning at 10:30 a.m.

In preparation for the parade, the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Committee requests that beginning at 4:30 a.m.  no vehicles be allowed to park on either side of the streets along the parade route as well as the area on Main Street that is used to line up parade entries.

This would encompass the following:

-Main Street from 12th Ave. south to 1st Ave.
-Rowley Street 9th to 11th Ave., east side of street only (100 Block of West 9th, 10th, & 11th Ave.)
-1st Ave. east to Lawler Street
-Lawler Street from 1st Ave. north to 11th Ave. to include (100 Blk E. 9th, 100 Blk E. 10th & 100 Blk E. 11th)
-East 9th Ave. from McTea parking lot to Main St.
The next Traffic Commission meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 17th, 2019.  The time will be announced at a later date.

Committee meeting agendas are scheduled based on an estimated time of completion. If a meeting concludes prior to its scheduled time the next committee may start its proceedings early.

The City of Mitchell invites all parties to give oral or written comments. If special accommodations are required, please notify the Public Safety Department at 995-8400 at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

Lyndon Overweg

Committee Members
Jeff Smith, Dan Allen, Steve Rice and Kevin McCardle