OFFICIAL TITLE AND SUMMARY

ORDINANCE NO. 

05-17-2018-4

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING MELROSE CITY CODE CHAPTER 76 MOTORIZED GOLF CARTS

The following Official Summary of Ordinance No. 05-17-2018-4, “An Ordinance Amending Melrose City Code Chapter 76 Motorized Golf Carts” has been approved by the City Council of the City of Melrose, Minnesota, as clearly informing the public of the intent and effect of the Ordinance.

SECTION 1.  Authorizes the operation of motorized golf carts on designated roadways.

SECTION 2.  Defines the terms “Motorized Golf Carts,” “Designated Roadways,” “Excluded Streets,” and “Excluded Areas.”

SECTION 3.  Requires operators of motorized golf carts to obtain a permit from the City of Melrose.  Establishes a permitting process and minimum requirements for obtaining a permit.

SECTION 4.  Establishes equipment and insurance requirements for motorized golf carts, as well as conditions when, and locations where, operation of motorized golf carts is prohibited.

SECTION 5.  Establishes basis for revoking or denying a permit to operate motorized golf carts.  Provides a process for appealing the decision to revoke or deny a permit.

SECTION 6.  Provides that the City of Melrose shall not be responsible for injuries to persons or property resulting from the operation of a motorized golf cart.

SECTION 7.  Violation of this ordinance is a petty misdemeanor and may result in revocation of the permit.

SECTION 8. Effective Date.  This Ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and publication of this Official Title and Summary.

A printed copy of the Ordinance is available for inspection by any person at the Office of the City Clerk.

Adopted by the City Council of the City of Melrose, Minnesota this 17th day of May 2018.

JOE FINKEN, MAYOR

ATTEST:

PATRICIA HAASE,

 CITY CLERK

Published in the Melrose Beacon on May 23, 2018

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PUBLIC NOTICE – 

VARIANCE

The Melrose Planning and Zoning Commission will meet on Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Melrose City Center, 225 1st Street NE, in the City of Melrose, for the purpose of giving consideration to the request submitted by Casey’s Retail Store, located at 406 2nd Ave. SE, for a Variance for Parcel number 66.37012.0001, legally described as Lot 1, Block, 1 and W 84’ of Lot 2, Block 1 Mielke Addition.  If granted, the Variance would allow the existing sign to continue to exist and to be modified subject to compliance with applicable, existing Sign Codes except it will not need to comply with setback requirements.  A copy of the proposed request is available for review at the Melrose City Center during normal business hours.  Dated this 18th day of May, 2017. 

LISA ATKINSON – 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that The Melrose Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. on June 4, 2018, at the City Center, 225 First Street NE, in the City of Melrose, for the purpose of giving consideration to a Comprehensive Plan amendment (described as Part A below) and a Zoning ordinance amendments  (Part B, items 1 to 5 below):  

A. Amending the City’s 2030 Comprehensive Plan Update related to mixed uses; and B. Five Ordinance Amendment requests proposed by the City of Melrose to amend the text of the 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:  (1) Adding a new Mixed Use Zoning District to Section 200, and modifying the entire Ordinance where relevant regarding Mixed Uses;  (2) Amending Section 700, Sign Regulations by repealing and replacing and/or amending the code related to Signage; (3) Adding a new Chapter for portable storage units and amending other sections of the Zoning Ordinance regarding storage; (4) amending Section 1600, Fence and Wall Regulations; and (5) Amending Section 200 regarding the Annexation process and designating initial zoning.  

A copy of the proposed draft Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance amendments are on file at the Melrose City Center, 225 1st St NE, Melrose MN 56352 and are available for review during normal business hours.  Any persons that desire to be heard regarding the consideration of the amendments will be heard at this meeting. Dated this 18th day of May, 2018. 

Lisa Atkinson, Community Development Director

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OFFICIAL TITLE AND SUMMARY

ORDINANCE NO. 05-17-2018-1

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ZONING ORDINANCE NO. 1989-1-A AS AMENDED, ADOPTED BY REFERENCE AS CHAPTER 153 OF THE MELROSE CITY CODE TO COMMERCIAL HIGHWAY CONDITIONAL USE REQUIREMENTS

The following Official Summary of Ordinance No. 05-17-2018-1, “An Ordinance Amending Zoning Ordinance No. 1989-1-A as Amended, Adopted by Reference as Chapter 153 of the Melrose City Code to Commercial Highway Conditional Use Requirements” has been approved by the City Council of the City of Melrose, Minnesota, as clearly informing the public of the intent and effect of the Ordinance.

SECTION 1.  The restriction limiting convenience grocery stores to no more than 3,200 square feet of floor space contained in Section 222.04(5) of Melrose Zoning Ordinance No. 1989-1-A, as amended, and adopted by reference as Chapter 153 of the Melrose City Code, is repealed.

SECTION 2.  Effective Date.  This Ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and publication of this Official Title and Summary.

A printed copy of the Ordinance is available for inspection by any person at the Office of the City Clerk.

Adopted the City Council of the City of Melrose May 17, 2018.

Joe Finken, Mayor

ATTEST: 

Patricia Haase, City Clerk

Published: Melrose Beacon May 23, 2018

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OFFICIAL TITLE AND SUMMARY

ORDINANCE NO. 05-17-2018-3

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 PARCEL NO. 12.06926.0002 OWNED BY LUVERN RITTER, JEAN RITTER, KATHLEEN HEINZE, CYRIL MEYER AND DARLENE MEYER FROM ITS INITIAL ZONING OF FDD FUTURE DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT TO C-2, COMMERCIAL HIGHWAY
The following Official Summary of Ordinance No. 05-17-2018-3, “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 Parcel No. 12.06926.0002 owned by LuVern Ritter, Jean Ritter, Kathleen Heinze, Cyril Meyer and Darlene Meyer from the proposed initial zoning (after Annexation) of FDD Future Development District to C-2, Commercial Highway, has been approved by the City Council of the City of Melrose, Minnesota, as clearly informing the public of the intent and effect of the ordinance.

Section 1.  Accepts and approves the Melrose Planning and Zoning Commission’s findings and conclusions recommending the rezoning of Parcel No. 12.06926.0002 owned by LuVern Ritter, Jean Ritter, Kathleen Heinze, Cyril Meyer and Darlene Meyer, and located immediately south of 817 COUNTY ROAD 13 SW, Melrose, MN from the proposed initial zoning (after Annexation) of FDD Future Development District to C-2, Commercial Highway, dated April 2, 2018.

Section 2.  Amends 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 parcel number 12.06926.0002, owned by LuVern Ritter, Jean Ritter, Kathleen Heinze, Cyril Meyer and Darlene Meyer, and located immediately south of 817 COUNTY ROAD 13 SW, Melrose, MN from the proposed initial zoning (after Annexation) of FDD Future Development District to C-2, Commercial Highway, dated April 2, 2018 subject to the condition that the City Council approve the annexation of the land prior to rezoning.  

Section 3.  Effective Date.  This Ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and publication of this Official Title and Summary.

A printed copy of the Ordinance is available for inspection by any person during regular office hours at the office of the City Clerk or by standard or electronic mail.

Adopted by the City Council this 17th day of May, 2018.

Joseph Finken, Mayor

City of Melrose

Attest: Patricia Haase, City Clerk

Published in the Melrose Beacon on May 23, 2018.

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OFFICIAL TITLE AND SUMMARY

ORDINANCE NO.  05-17-2018-2

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE PETITION OF LUVERNE & JEAN RITTER, KATHLEEN HEINZE AND CYRIL & DARLENE MEYER FOR THE ANNEXATION OF UNPLATTED LAND NOT EXCEEDING 120 ACRES TO THE CITY OF MELROSE, UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 414.033, SUBD. 2(3).

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

The following Official Summary of Ordinance No. 05-17-2018-2, annexing unplatted land to the City of Melrose has been approved by the City Council of the City of Melrose, Minnesota, as clearly informing the public of the intent and effect of the Ordinance.

On January 22, 2018, LuVerne & Jean Ritter, Cyril & Darlene Meyer and Kathleen Heinze (“Petitioners”) filed a Petition for Annexation pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 414.033, Subd. 2(3) with the City of Melrose; said petition identified the Petitioners as all of the owners of real property described as follows:

That part of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter (NE¼ SE¼) of Section 3, Township 125 North, Range 33 West, Stearns County, Minnesota, which lies southerly of the south line of Block Two (2) of Darmac Acres, according to the plat thereof, on file and of record in the office of the Stearns County Recorder, and northwesterly of the northwesterly right of way line of County State Aid Highway 13, according to Stearns County Highway Right of Way Plat Number 35, on file and of record in the office of the Stearns County Recorder (the “Subject Premises”)



and requested that the City Council annex the Subject Premises;



On March 15, 2018, after providing notice as required by law, the City of Melrose held a public hearing, at which the City Council considered the Petitioners’ petition.

Based upon the notices and petitions filed with the City of Melrose, and the information presented at the public hearing, the City Council of the City of Melrose concluded that pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 414.033, subd. 2(3) the City Council may declare by ordinance that the Subject Premises are annexed to the City of Melrose.

Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 414.033, subd. 2(3), the City Council of the City of Melrose approved the Petitioners’ Petition for Annexation, annexed the Subject Premises to the City of Melrose and extended the City’s boundaries to include Subject Premises.

Pursuant to Section 203 of Melrose City Ordinance No. 1989-A, as amended, the City Council of the City of Melrose assigned the Subject Premises to the C-2 Commercial Highway District.

A printed copy of the Ordinance is available for inspection by any person at the office of the City Clerk in the City of Melrose.

Ordinance No. 05-17-2018-2 shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication of this title and summary.

Adopted by the City Council of the City of Melrose on May 17, 2018.

Joe Finken, Mayor

City of Melrose

Attest: Patricia Haase, City Clerk

Published in the Melrose Beacon on May 23, 2018.

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