AGENDA

 

Monday, September 19, 2011

 

Meetings of Standing Committees

Council Conference Room

6:45 P.M.

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE MISHAWAKA COMMON COUNCIL

COUNCIL CHAMBERS/CITY HALL

 7:00 P.M.

 

1.  Call to Order

 

2.  Pledge of Allegiance

 

3.  Roll Call absent Mike Compton and Woody Emmons

                  

4.  Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of September 06, 2011     

approved

 

5.  Petitions, Communications, Remonstrance and Memorials

 

Clerk Block read the following letters of recommendations;

A letter from the Board of Zoning Appeals regarding recommendations from their September 13, 2011 meeting.

 

A letter from the City Plan Commission regarding recommendations from their September 13, 2011 meeting.

 

Clerk Block opened the following pubic hearings;

 

A public hearing on V2011-01 as required by State Statute on behalf of City Of Mishawaka Redevelopment Commission Vacation of Public Right of Way

Alley west of 402 LWW

 

A public hearing on V2011-02 as required by State Statute on behalf of City of Mishawaka Redevelopment Commission Vacation of Public Right of Way Alley North/South alley between N. Hill St., N. Spring St., W. Front St & W First St.

 

 

Clerk Block read the following letter requesting public hearing at the October 3, 2011 council meeting.

 

A letter from Wei Zheng concerning R2011-10 Use Variance 1753 E. 12th St.

 

6.   Report of Special Committee  none

 

Clerk Block read the following proposed ordinance’s and assigned to committee

 

7.   Ordinances on First Reading

 

P.O. NO. 2011-19        Vacate Public Alley – Alley West of 402 LWW

                        (Petitioner Requesting Second Reading)

                        Under New Business

 

P.O. NO. 2011-20        Annex and Zone R-1 Single Family – located within the northwest corner of Harrison Rd and Bennington Dr for a new municipal fire station

                        (Assigned to Land Use Planning Committee)

                       

P.O. NO. 2011-21        Rezone from I-1 Light Industrial to R-1 single family residential – 421 & 413 N Cedar St (SW Alice St & N Cedar St)

                        (Assigned to Land Use Planning Committee)

 

P.O. NO. 2011-22        Vacation of Public Right of Way – North/South alley between N. Hill St, N. Spring St, W. Front St & W First St

                        (Petitioner Requesting Second Reading)

                        (Under New Business)

 

P.O. NO. 2011-23        Rezone from C-1 General Commercial to C-3 City Center Commercial – East of Main St N of the St. Joseph River

                        (Assigned to Land Use Planning Committee)

 

P.O. NO. 2011-24        Rezone from I-1 Light Industrial & I-2 Heavy Industrial to C-3 City Center Commercial – Various Properties between N. Mill St, N. West St, & W Front St, W First St

                             (Assigned to Land Use Planning Committee)

 

P.O. NO. 2011-25        Transfer Funds – Fire Dept - $68,000.00

                        (Assigned to Budget and Finance Committee)

 

Clerk Block read the resolution and opened the public hearing;

8._ _Resolutions

 

R2011-13                Use Variance to allow an office and

Passed 7 to 0           apartment of R-2 zoned property & 2’x4’ sign

                        819 LWW

Clerk Block read the following proposed ordinances and opened the public hearing;

    

9.   Ordinances on Second Reading

 

P.O. NO. 2011-15        Transfer Funds - Park and Recreation –

Passed 7 to 0           $45,000.00

Ord No 5311             (Assigned to Budget and Finance Committee)

 

     P.O. NO. 2011-16        Transfer Funds – Fire Department –

     Passed 7 to 0           $80,000.00

     Ord No 5312             (Assigned to Budget and Finance Committee)

 

     P.O. NO. 2011-17        CEDIT Capital Improvement Fund

     Postponed to 10-17th    (Assigned to Budget and Finance Committee)

     meeting

 

     P.O. NO. 2011-18        Civil City Budget and Tax Levy for 2012

                             Pre-adoption Hearing – No Vote

    

10.  Privilege of the Floor – Non-Agenda Items  none

 

11.  Unfinished Business

 

P.O. NO. 2011-13        Elected Officials Salary Ordinance 2012

Passed 7 to 0           (Assigned to Budget and Finance Committee)

Ord No 5313

 

     P.O. NO. 2011-14        City Employees Salary Ordinance 2012

     Passed 7 to 0           (Assigned to Budget and Finance Committee)

     Ord No 5314

 

 

12.  New Business

                             Accepting School Board Appointments September 20th to October 14th at Noon

                             1 Democratic Appointment

 

     P.O. NO. 2011-19        Vacate Public Alley – Alley West of 402 LWW

     Passed 7 to 0

     Ord No 5315

                       

P.O. NO. 2011-22        Vacation of Public Right of Way –

Passed 7 to 0           North/South alley between N. Hill St, N.

Ord No 5316             Spring St, W. Front St & W First St

                       

     Ross Deals 3rd District Neighborhood Meeting will be 9-21-2011 Twin Branch School  Speaker will be Mishawaka Swat Team and Prosecutor’s Office to address neighborhood issues

 

13.  Adjournment  8:00pm

 

At this time I know of no other business to come before the Council.

Deborah S. Block, MMC, City Clerk

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