ORDINANCE NO. 09-20-2018-1

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING COMPENSATION AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR EXPENSES FOR MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS AND OTHER BOARD AND COMMISSION MEMBERS



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

SECTION 1. Salary. Effective January 1, 2019, the salary of the Mayor shall be Four Thousand Eight Hundred dollars and 00/100 ($4,800.00) per year, and the salary of each Council Member shall be Three Thousand Six Hundred dollars and 00/100 ($3,600.00) per year. No additional compensation shall be paid for special meetings of the City Council.

SECTION 2. Board of Review Compensation. The Mayor and Council Members shall each be paid the sum of Thirty dollars and 00/100 ($30.00) for each meeting they attend as members of the Board of Review.

SECTION 3. The Melrose Area Development Authority, Planning and Zoning Commission, Parks and Recreation Board, and other boards compensation. The Mayor or Council Members shall be paid the sum of Thirty-five dollars and 00/100 ($35.00) for each meeting he/she attends as a member of the Board or Commission.

SECTION 4. The Melrose Public Utilities Commission Compensation: The Melrose Public Utilities Commission Members including appointed Council Member shall be paid the sum of Two-Thousand One Hundred dollars and 00/100 ($2,100.00) per year. 

SECTION 5. Reimbursement of Expenses. 

a. Mileage, Meals, Hotel and Lodging. The Mayor and Council shall be reimbursed for expenses as per the Volunteer Expense Policy.

b. Other Expenses. When on City business and at the express authorization of the City, they shall receive reimbursement for expenses other than mileage and lodging, as approved by the City.

c. Reimbursement. Reimbursement on this policy shall be paid upon presentation of the statement of expenses with evidence of the expenditures. The City shall not pay expenses in advance. 

SECTION 6. Per Diem Allowance The Mayor and Council Members shall be paid per diem. an allowance of Seventy dollars and 00/100 ($70.00) per day in addition to reimbursement for expenses set forth in this Ordinance when attending all day meeting, conference, seminar, employee wage and benefit negotiation meetings, or judicial proceedings on the behalf of the City. They shall be paid Forty dollars and 00/100 ($40.00) per day in addition to reimbursement of expenses set forth in this Ordinance when attending meetings, etc. which are one-half day or less. This provision shall not apply to regular or special meetings of the City Council. 

SECTION 6. Repealer. Ordinance No. 1991-1-F and all other sections of ordinances of the City of Melrose inconsistent with this Ordinance are hereby repealed upon the effective date of this ordinance. 

SECTION 7. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall become effective on the 1st day of January 2019.

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

JOE FINKEN – MAYOR

ATTEST:

PATRICIA HAASE – CITY CLERK

Published in the Melrose Beacon on September 26, 2018.

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CITY OF MELROSE, STEARNS COUNTY, MINNESOTA

ORDINANCE NO. 09-20-2018-5

A SUMMARY ORDINANCE AMENDING ZONING ORDINANCE NO. 1989-1-A AS AMENDED, ADOPTED BY REFERENCE AS CHAPTER 153 OF THE MELROSE CITY CODE AMENDING CHAPTER 600, GENERAL REGULATIONS, BY THE ADDITION OF SECTION 613, TEMPORARY STORAGE STRUCTURES



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

1. The City Council has adopted a lengthy ordinance amendment modifying the General Regulations section of the Zoning Ordinance by adding Section 613, Temporary Storage Structures.  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.  

2. Section 600 of Melrose Zoning Ordinance No. 1989-1-A, as amended, and adopted by reference as Chapter 153 of the Melrose City Code is amended by adding Subsection 613, Temporary Storage Structures.  The modifications provide essentially as follows:

SECTION 600. GENERAL REGULATIONS

613. Portable Storage Structures

Describes the purpose and intent:  Portable storage structures are intended to provide temporary storage of household goods on residential property and business specific goods on professional, commercial, or industrial used and/or zoned lands.  Defines terms used in this subsection of the Ordinance.  Sets forth requirements for Portable Storage Structures.  Creates a chart that identifies the specifications for Portable Storage Structures by Zoning District, land use, screening, and container type.  Outlines the need for a permit and associated timelines and identifies exemptions.  There is a Violations and Penalties section that sets the criteria and process for non-compliance.  There is also a severability section.  

3. The City Council has determined that publication of the title and summary of Ordinance 09-20-2018-5 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 20th day of September, 2018, 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. 09-20-2018-3

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 TWO LOTS OWNED BY THE CITY OF MELROSE TO P PUBLIC INSTITUTIONAL: THE MELROSE CITY CENTER LOT CURRENTLY ZONED R-1; AND LOT 2, BLOCK 1, MELROSE RIVERVIEW ADDITION, CURRENTLY ZONED. R-3 RESIDENTIAL



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 225 1st St. NE Melrose, MN 56352, legally described as Lots 1, 2 and East 93’ of Lot 3, Block 43, Townsite of Melrose, and Lots 2, 3 and & 93’ Lot 4, Block 57 Clark’s Addition to Melrose, according to the plats and surveys thereof, now on file and of record in the office of the Stearns County Recorder (Parcel number 66.37349.0005), owned by the City of Melrose, to rezone the property from R-3, Residential to C-5, Commercial, Downtown

Whereas, the City initiated a request for the rezoning of a small vacant parcel located at the northwest corner of 5th Ave. NE and 1st St. NE, legally described as Lot 2 Block 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 (Parcel number 66.37011.0201). This is a small vacant parcel abutting the river 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 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 225 1st St. NE and Lot 2, Block 1, Melrose Riverview Addition, 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 225 1st St. NE and Lot 2, Block 1, Melrose Riverview Addition, owned by the City of Melrose, from R-1 and R-3 Residential respectively 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.

Joseph Finken, Mayor

City of Melrose

Attest:

Patricia Haase, City Clerk

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CITY OF NEW MUNICH

COUNTY OF STEARNS

STATE OF MINNESOTA



NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE VACATION OF A PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENT. 



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the City Council on the 1ST day of October 2018, in the City Hall located in New Munich, MN at 6 pm to consider the vacation of a public utility easement:

The part of the Easement described in Easement Agreement dated April 1, 1972, recorded on March 22, 1973 in Book 57 of AA, Page 43, as document 433193 in the Office of the Stearns County Recorder, which lies over, under and across the following described property:

Lots 1 and 2, Block 1 of Spud Acres Plat 2, Lots 1 and 2, Block 2 of Spud Acres Plat 2, and Outlot A of Spud Acres Plat 2; And Lots 1-5 Block 1, of Spud Acres and Lots 1 and 2, Block 2 of Spud Acres

All persons interested should appear at that time and place.

Dated this 17th day of September 2018.

SIGNED BY:

Stacy Funk

City Clerk

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