Per Resolution No. 02-23, The 2002 Rural Roads Program Resolution dated September 24, 2002, Exhibit A Item 4 Maintenance:
“A roadway designated as a rural road shall continue to be maintained by the County on a regular schedule, and in such a manner that safe public access continues to be afforded. These guidelines are intended only to pertain to the County-maintained rights of way, including, but not limited to, the travel way and any contiguous ditches. The County shall continue to maintain the road in a continuing, responsible, manner equal to the effort that existed at the time the road was adopted into the program.
- Rural roads may have dirt/gravel surfaces or sealed surfaces. The Division of Public Works shall undertake minor maintenance improvements and reconstruction as necessary to retain the integrity of the roadway within the normal bounds of regularly scheduled maintenance. For example, short lengths of road on steep hills may be surface-treated as deemed appropriate by the County to curb gravel run-off or erosion.”
Per the resolution, the roadways are being maintained on a regular schedule to afford safe public access within County-maintained rights of way equal to the effort that existed at the time the road was adopted. Maintenance improvements and reconstruction are permitted as necessary to retain the integrity of the roadway within normal bounds of regularly scheduled maintenance.