City Council had a full docket for its Aug. 27 meeting.
First a public hearing was held for rezoning the current MH-R (Manufactured Home Residential) District to an R1-D District. The MH-R boundaries are Murray Street, Sixth Avenue, Smith Street, and Dawsett Avenue. Earlier this year, council created the R1-D District for residential, single-family use that allows permanently sited manufactured homes.
In legislation, there was a first reading for an ordinance that enacts the rezoning.
With Council members Shirley Clark and Tammy Erlsten absent that evening, seven other ordinances were held to a first reading, including some time-sensitive items. Therefore, Council scheduled a special meeting for Friday. Aug. 30 at 5 p.m. The special meeting is officially being called by Council members Gail Baldinger, Tom Fellner, and Mark Triplett.
Legislation to be considered is:
Other legislation considered at the Aug. 27 meeting was a final reading for a pole attachment agreement for commercial fiber optic lines and a second reading for an amendment to Section 501.3 of the Codified Ordinances.
First readings were held for a wetland mitigation purchase agreement related to property donated to the city at the US 30-State Route 598 interchange, a bid authorization for a window repair and painting project at the Big Four Depot, and a land purchase agreement related to the future bike path.