ORDINANCE NO. 193, 2ND SERIES

ORDINANCE NO. 193, 2ND SERIES

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WINDOM, MINNESOTA,
AMENDING THE “ZONING MAP OF WINDOM” BY AMENDING
THE ZONING DESIGNATION OF DESCRIBED PROPERTIES
FROM I-1 “LIGHT INDUSTRIAL” TO R-3 “MULTI-FAMILY”

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WINDOM, MINNESOTA, ORDAINS:
The “Zoning Map of Windom” is amended as follows:
Lot 6 in Block 2 of Windom Industrial Park Subdivision in the City of Windom, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, EXCEPT the following described real estate:
Commencing at Southeast corner of said Lot 6 which is the point of beginning of the tract to be described; thence West on and along the South line of said Lot 6 a distance of 503.48 feet, more or less, to the Easterly line of North Redding Avenue extended Northerly; thence North 00° 00’ 00” East a distance of 268.80 feet; thence in a Northeasterly direction to a point on the North line of said Lot 6 which is located 479.45 feet West of the Northeast corner of said Lot 6; thence East along the North line of said Lot 6 a distance of 479.45 feet, more or less, to the Northeast corner of said Lot 6; thence Southwesterly along the Easterly line of said Lot 6 a distance of 514.26 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning.

Shall be rezoned from I-1 “Light Industrial” to R-3 “Multi-Family”.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF ORDINANCE. This Ordinance becomes effective from and after its passage and publication.

 ORDINANCE NO. 192, 2ND SERIES

 ORDINANCE NO. 192, 2ND SERIES

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WINDOM, MINNESOTA, AMENDING CITY CODE CHAPTER 93 “ANIMALS”.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WINDOM, MINNESOTA, DOES ORDAIN:

TO REVISE CHAPTER 93: “ANIMALS” BY REPLACING THE EXISTING SUBSECTION (D) OF SECTION 93.035 “UNLAWFUL ACTS RELATING TO ANIMALS” WITH THE FOLLOWING:

  • 93.035 UNLAWFUL ACTS RELATING TO ANIMALS.

 (D) It is unlawful for any person to keep mammals, such as cattle, buffalo, elk, pigs, pot-bellied pigs, sheep, goats, llama, alpaca, etc. in any part of the city not zoned for agricultural purposes; and in the A-O Zoning District, only in limited numbers and not as a commercial calving or farrowing, feeding or finishing operation.

Upon approval of the City Council, goats or sheep may be temporarily allowed in municipal parks for the purpose of removing unwanted vegetation.

 ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 93: “ANIMALS” SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF ORDINANCE.  This ordinance becomes effective from and after its passage and publication.

Joint Government Auction

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City of Windom Audit Service RFP

AUDITING SERVICES. Windom is soliciting proposals for auditing for three fiscal years and a second proposal for five fiscal years ending December 31, 2025.  Proposals should include background and profile information on the firm, along with specific information of the firms past experience and performance on comparable government engagements, specifically with cities providing Telecommunication Services and cities utilizing Tax Increment Funds.  Proposals must be submitted no later than noon CST on September 24, 2021.  Download Request for Proposal: https://windom-mn.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/2021-REQUEST-FOR-PROPOSAL-audit-services-for-WINDOM.pdf

For RFP questions please contact Cheryl Ulferts at cheryl.ulferts@windommn.com.

Advertisement for Bids

The City of Windom Electric Department is accepting bids for a Fuel Tank Replacement Project. 

REMOVAL OF EXISTING FUEL TANK AND INSTALLATION OF A NEW FUEL TANK AND MONITORING EQUIPMENT.  Windom is requesting sealed bids for the removal and replacement of a fuel oil storage tank at the City’s power plant.  This work consists of removing the existing fuel tank and providing a new fuel tank and monitoring equipment.  Included is excavation, concrete work, mechanical piping, electrical wiring, and other related work.  Bids will be received until 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.  Questions may be submitted to Jason Sykora, PO Box 38, Windom, MN  56101: Phone (507)832-8662 or Jason.Sykora@windommn.com.

For more information please use the following link.

Fuel Tank Replacement Project

New Rebuilding Together Funding for Home Improvements

Rebuilding Together is moving forward with operations in Cottonwood, Jackson, and Nobles County.   Over $230,000 in funding has been secured for home repairs, roofing, and fall prevention improvements in the area.  This program will help to improve our housing stock and address some other housing issues. 

Recently we hired Galen Kauffman as program manager to lead the office in Cottonwood, Jackson, and Nobles County. 

We are also looking for homeowners who need help with Safe at Home improvements (click here for application). The Safe at Home program provides home safety and fall prevention modifications and ramps for older adults or those living with a disability.  Please share this information with community members who may need help.   

For more information please check the website: www.rtmn.org

Galen Kauffman  |  Program Manager

651-776-4273  |  www.RTMN.org

g.kauffman@rtmn.org

Police Body Camera Program Plan

Insect Fogging

Beginning Tuesday, May 25th the City will begin insect fogging.  The City will be fogged throughout the Summer as needed on Tuesdays and Fridays weather permitting.  The fogging operations will begin around 8:30 p.m. and take about 3 1/2 hours .