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Rhinelander releases draft plan for ATVs and UTVs on city streets, seeks comments from publicSubmitted: 04/09/2019
Ben Meyer
Ben Meyer
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Rhinelander releases draft plan for ATVs and UTVs on city streets, seeks comments from public
RHINELANDER - People in Rhinelander can now look over the first draft of a plan to allow ATVs and UTVs on city streets.

The city released the proposed ordinance on Monday.

It would enforce a 35 mph speed limit and minimum age of 16. ATVs would have to travel single file and couldn't be used between midnight and 5 a.m.

City Administrator Daniel Guild encouraged people to use a government survey website called Polco to weigh in.


"I'm hoping that people will find this is equal opportunity. Everyone can get involved and contribute something," Guild said at Monday's council meeting. "Whoever wants to make a comment on this, they're able to access this document, see what we're talking about, and then provide some feedback to us."

The city council still has to consider the ordinance. It could choose to block ATV travel on some individual streets.

Click these links to see the proposed ordinance and comment.

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