City of Bolivar, MO
Polk County
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[R.O. 2007 §305.040; Ord. No. 486 §2(p-4), 11-16-1973]
It shall be the duty of the Police Department to investigate traffic accidents, prepare reports of accidents and place the report on file at Police Department Headquarters.
[R.O. 2007 §305.050; Ord. No. 486 §2(p-5), 11-16-1973]
Whenever the accidents at any particular location become numerous, the Police shall cooperate with the Director of Public Works in conducting studies of such accidents and determining remedial measures.
[R.O. 2007 §305.060; Ord. No. 486 §2(p-6), 11-16-1973]
The Police Department shall maintain a suitable system of filing traffic accident reports. Accident reports or cards referring to them shall be filed according to date of occurrence. Such reports shall be available for the use and information of the Director of Public Works.
[R.O. 2007 §305.080; Ord. No. 486 §2(p-8), 11-16-1973; Ord. No. 2659, 10-12-2006]
The office of City Traffic Engineer is established. The Public Works Director or other City official shall serve as City Traffic Engineer in addition to his/her other functions and shall exercise the powers and duties with respect to traffic as provided in this Title.
[R.O. 2007 §305.090; Ord. No. 486 §2(p-9), 11-16-1973]
A. 
The Chief of Police, by and with the approval of the Director of Public Works, is hereby empowered to make regulations necessary to make effective the provisions of the traffic ordinances of the City and to make and enforce temporary or experimental regulations to cover emergencies or special conditions. No such temporary or experimental regulation shall remain in effect for more than ninety (90) days.
B. 
The Director of Public Works may test traffic control devices under actual conditions of traffic.