ORDINANCE NO. 1-17-2019-1

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CITY OF MELROSE ZONING ORDINANCE NO. 1989-1-A, AS AMENDED, AND ADOPTED BY REFERENCE AS CHAPTER 153 OF THE CITY OF MELROSE CODE OF ORDINANCES TO REZONE TWO LOTS FROM R-1, SINGLE FAMILY TO R-3 MULTI-Family

Whereas, Minnesota Statutes Section 462.357 permits cities to adopt zoning ordinances for the purpose of promoting the public health, safety, morals, and general welfare.

Whereas, the City initiated a request for the rezoning of the multi-family building at 120 5th Ave. NW and the vacant lot immediately to the east.  The parcel numbers of the affected parcels are 66.36711.0000 and 66.36711.0002.  The legal descriptions are Lots 001 and 002, Block 001 Fifth Avenue Addition, according to the plat and survey thereof, now on file and of record in the office of the Stearns County Recorder.

Whereas, the zoning was proposed to change from R-1, Residential to R-3 Multi-Family Residential

Whereas, following notice and hearing as required by law, the Melrose Planning and Zoning Commission has adopted findings and conclusions recommending the rezoning of the two parcels,

Now, Therefore, the City Council of the City of Melrose, Minnesota, ordains:

Section 1.  The Melrose Planning and Zoning Commission’s findings and conclusions recommending the rezoning of Lots 001 and 002, Block 001 Fifth Avenue Addition, dated January 7, 2019, are hereby accepted and approved.

Section 2.  City of Melrose Zoning Ordinance No. 1989-1-A, as amended, and adopted by reference as Chapter 153 of the City of Melrose Code of Ordinances, is amended for Lots 001 and 002, Block 001 Fifth Avenue Addition, from R-1 Single Family Residential to R-3 Single Family Residential.  

Section 3.  This ordinance becomes effective on the date of its publication, or upon the publication of a summary of the ordinance as provided by Minnesota Statutes Section 412.191, subd. 4.

Adopted by the City Council this 17 day of January 2019.

Joseph Finken, Mayor

City of Melrose

Attest: 

Patricia Haase, City Clerk

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CITY OF MELROSE, STEARNS COUNTY, MINNESOTA

ORDINANCE NO. 1-17-2019-2

A SUMMARY ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND AMENDING LAND SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS, RENUMBERING THEM FROM CHAPTER 505 TO CHAPTER 152, AND REPEALING LAND SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE 1999-B AND AMENDMENTS.  

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MELROSE, ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Minnesota Statutes permit cities to regulate subdivision of land through a subdivision ordinance, to ensure safe, functional, enjoyable and livable communities.  Updating the ordinance from time to time is necessary.  

2. The City Council has adopted a lengthy ordinance amendment modifying the Subdivision Ordinance and changing its numbering.  The purpose of this summary is to inform the public of the intent and effect of the ordinance and to publish only a summary of the ordinance.  

3. The Subdivision Ordinance, previously numbered as Chapter 505 of Melrose City Ordinance, adopted as Land Subdivision Ordinance 1999-B and associated amendments, is hereby amended by repealing the prior approved ordinance and adopting Chapter 152, Land Subdivision Regulations.  The modifications are summarized and provide essentially as follows:

CHAPTER 152 Land Subdivision Regulations

152.01 Introduction.  Identifies the purpose, legal authority, exceptions, definitions and associated requirements and details.    

152.03 Procedures for Plat Review/Approval.  Outlines the process and requirements for pre-application, Preliminary Plat, Final Plat, Minor Subdivision Plat and the division or consolidation of platted lots.    

152.05 Design Standards.  Sets the requirements for laying out plats, including roads and lot configurations and details such as park dedication and development agreements.    

152.07 Administration and Enforcement.  Identifies details regarding the administration of the subdivision requirements and the process when the requirements are not followed, including variances, violations and other legal details.  

4. The City Council has determined that publication of the title and summary of Ordinance 1-17-2019-2 as set forth in this summary will clearly inform the public of the intention and effect of the ordinance. The Council also directs that only the title and this summary be published.  A copy of the entire text of the ordinance is available for inspection by any person during regular office hours at the office of the City Clerk and shall be posted in the Melrose library.

4.  This Ordinance shall be effective following its passage and publication.

ADOPTED this on 17th day of January, 2019, by the City Council of the City of Melrose. 

CITY OF MELROSE

By: Joe Finken, Mayor

ATTEST:

 Patricia Haase, City Clerk

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ORDINANCE NO. 09-20-2018-2

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING

CITY OF MELROSE ZONING ORDINANCE NO. 1989-1-A, AS AMENDED,

AND ADOPTED BY REFERENCE AS CHAPTER 153 OF THE CITY OF MELROSE CODE OF ORDINANCES TO REZONE THE FORMER KRAFT LOT, Lot 1, Block 1 Melrose Riverview Addition, OWNED BY the city of melrose, FROM R-3 MULTI-FAMILY Residential to C-5 MIXED-USE, Commercial-downtown

Whereas, Minnesota Statutes Section 462.357 permits cities to adopt zoning ordinances for the purpose of promoting the public health, safety, morals, and general welfare,

Whereas, the City initiated a request for the rezoning of 325 1st St. NE Melrose, MN 56352, legally described as Lot One (1), Block One (1) of Melrose Riverview Addition, according to the plat and survey thereof, now on file and of record in the office of the Stearns County Recorder, owned by the City of Melrose, to rezone the property from R-3, Residential to C-5, Commercial, Downtown

Whereas, following notice and hearing as required by law, the Melrose Planning and Zoning Commission has adopted findings and conclusions recommending the rezoning of 325 1st St. NE, owned by the City of Melrose, from R-3, Residential to C-5, Commercial, Downtown,

Now, Therefore, the City Council of the City of Melrose, Minnesota, ordains:

Section 1.  The Melrose Planning and Zoning Commission’s findings and conclusions recommending the rezoning of 325 1st St. NE, owned by the City of Melrose, from R-1, Residential to C-1, Commercial, Downtown, dated September 10, 2018, are hereby accepted and approved.

Section 2.  City of Melrose Zoning Ordinance No. 1989-1-A, as amended, and adopted by reference as Chapter 153 of the City of Melrose Code of Ordinances, is amended for 325 1st St. NE, legally described as Lot One (1), Block One (1) of Melrose Riverview Addition, according to the plat and survey thereof, now on file and of record in the office of the Stearns County Recorder, owned by the City of Melrose, from R-3, Residential to C-5, Commercial, Downtown,

Section 3.  This ordinance becomes effective on the date of its publication, or upon the publication of a summary of the ordinance as provided by Minnesota Statutes Section 412.191, subd. 4.

Adopted by the City Council this 20th day of September, 2018.

Joe Finken, Mayor

City of Melrose

Attest: 

Patricia Haase, City Clerk

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2019 MINNESOTA CITY SUMMARY BUDGET STATEMENT FOR PUBLICATION

The purpose of this report is to provide summary budget information concerning

the City of Melrose to interested citizens. The budget is published in accordance with Minn. Stat.

Sec. 471.6965. This budget is not complete; the complete budget may be examined at the Administration Office, Melrose. The City Council approved this budget on December 13, 2018.



Revenues 2018 Adopted Budget 2019 Adopted Budget

01. Property Taxes 1,390,000 1,380,000

02. Tax Increments 175,300 655,960

03. All Other Taxes 533,816 716,280?      (franchise, hotel/motel taxes, etc.)
04. Special Assessments 27,366 22,733

05. Licenses and Permits 69,850 66,800

06. Federal Grants - -

07. State General purpose Aid (e.g. HACA, etc.) 835,093 837,415

08. State Categorical Aid (e.g. state aid for streets, etc.) 34,085 36,585

09. Grants from County and Other Local Governments 48,182 56,231

10. Charges for Services 212,425 221,304

11. Fines and Forfeits 16,500 15,500

12. Interest on Investments 72,800 46,200

13. Miscellaneous Revenues 7,250 12,750

14. Total Revenues 3,422,667 4,067,758

15. Proceeds from Bond Sales - -

16. Other Financing Sources 147,349 147,349

17. Transfers from Other Funds (incl. Enterprise Funds) 643,845 749,302

18. Total Revenues and Other Financing Sources 4,213,861 4,964,409



Expenditures

Current Expenditures (exclude Capital Outlay)

19. General Government (Council, administration, etc.) 478,431 500,871

20. Public Safety 741,056 769,808

21. Streets and Highways 518,766 518,052

22. Sanitation 4,250 4,500

23. Human Services 7,000 7,000

24. Health 42,500 57,100

25. Culture & Recreation 76,372 76,921

26. Conservation of Natural Resources - -

27. Urban and Economic Development and Housing 252,537 770,743

28. Miscellaneous Current Expenditures 5,940 7,951

29. Total Current Expenditures 2,126,852 2,712,946

30. Debt Service - Principal 440,000 440,000

31. Interest and Fiscal Charges 44,729 35,212

32. Streets and Highways Construction - -

33. Capital Outlay 811,610 1,100,870

34. Other Financing Uses 1,000 1,000

35. Transfers to Other Funds (incl. Enterprise Funds) 642,845 749,302

36. Total Expenditures and Other Financing Uses 4,067,036 5,039,330

Fund Balance

37 General Fund - Beginning Balance (January 1) 1,775,543 1,778,172

38. General Fund - Ending Balance (December 31) 1,778,172 1,777,211

39. Inc (Dec) in Fund Balance - ?      Budgeted Governmental Funds 2,629 (961)
Other Items

40. Total Property Tax Levy - All Funds (Inc. Debt Levy) 1,390,000 1,380,000

41. Net Unrealized Gain or (Loss) from Investments (16,683)

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