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1, 2005 - 7:30 PM - TOWN HALL
1. Invocation – Pastor Jack Groblewski, New Covenant Christian Community
2. Pledge to the Flag.
3. Roll Call.
Citation - Honoring John Egan
* Public Hearings
4. Approval of Minutes – January 18, 2005.
5. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on Ordinances and Resolutions to be voted on by Council this evening – 12 Minute Time Limit)
6. Old Business.
A. Police Commissioner – Request for Police Training
B. Director of Planning and Zoning – Zoning Map Amendment – E. North,
E. Garrison, E. Raspberry, N. Long, N. School and N. Center Streets – CB Commercial Business District to RM and RT Residential Districts
A. President of Council.
C. Finance Committee (Mr. Donchez)
D. Public Works Committee (Mr. Mowrer)
9. Ordinances for Final Passage:
10. New Ordinances:
A. Bill No. 1 – 2005 – Amending Article 347
– Municipal Claims for Delinquent Accounts
B. Bill No. 2 – 2005 – Amending Article 925 – Stormwater Management Ordinance
C. Bill No. 3 – 2005 – Amending 9-1-1 Fund Budget – 2004 Audit Invoice
D. Bill No. 4 – 2005 – Amending Non-Utility Capital Budget – Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
E. Bill No. 5 – 2005 – Establishing Salary – Mayor
F. Bill No. 6 – 2005 – Establishing Salary – Controller
G. Bill No. 7 – 2005 – Establishing Salary – President and Members of Council
A. Approving Contract for Sale of Land for Redevelopment
– Silk Mill Street Vicinity
B. Certificate of Appropriateness – 80 West Market Street
C. Transfer of Funds – Liquid Fuels Fund – Dump Truck Equipment
D. Transfer of Funds – Tax Bureau – Equipment
12. New Business.
13. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on any subject – 12 Minute Time Limit)
*Prior to the consideration of the regular agenda items, City Council will conduct two Public Hearings, as follows:
1. To consider Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance Articles 1302 - Definitions, 1312 – CL – Limited Commercial District, 1316 - LI Light Industrial District, 1319 – Off-Street Parking and Loading, 1322 – Uses Granted Under Special Conditions, Appendix A - Table of Area, Yard and Building Regulations - CG General Commercial, CL Limited Commercial, and CS Shopping Center Districts - Maximum Height – Story, and Appendix A-2 - Table of Area, Yard and Building Regulations - RM Residential District – Lot Width Requirements. The Text Amendments change the definition of condominiums, address provisions pertaining to parking in multiple family developments, add permitted uses in CL Limited Commercial District, add Visitor Center in the Light Industrial District, eliminate the limit on the number of stories permitted in the CL, CG, and CS commercial zones, and modify lot width requirements on the bulb of a cul de sac in the RM Zoning District.
2. To consider Amendments to the Subdivision and Development
Ordinance Article 1347 – Development Standards and Requirements,
addressing traffic studies and recreation fees. The Amendments
create provisions for traffic studies and outline when they
shall be required, for an escrow account to cover the City’s
costs for review of a traffic study by a qualified traffic
engineer, and revise provisions for recreation fees so they
can be updated by Resolution.