ORDINANCE NO. 185, 2ND SERIES

 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WINDOM, MINNESOTA, AMENDING CERTAIN EXISTING CITY CODE SECTIONS  

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

TO REVISE CHAPTER 33: “CITY ORGANIZATIONS” BY REVISING THE EXISTING SECTION  33.10  “MULTI-PURPOSE CENTER COMMISSION”, SUBSECTION (A) AND REPLACING THE EXISTING SUBSECTION (A) WITH THE FOLLOWING:

 33.10 MULTI-PURPOSE CENTER COMMISSION.

 (A) Establishment and composition. A Multi-Purpose Center Commission is hereby established

consisting of five voting members to be appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Council. The

Mayor will appoint at least one senior citizen representative who is 55 years of age or older and four

at-large members to serve as members of the Commission. These five Commission appointments will

be for three-year terms. The initial term for the Commission’s appointed members shall be for one, two

and three years respectively. Thereafter, all Commission members shall be appointed for three-year

terms. The Mayor shall also appoint two members of the City Council to serve as liaisons to the Commission. Council appointments will be made in January for a one-year term that expires

December 31. The Multi-Purpose Center Manager shall also be an ex-officio, non-voting member on the Multi-Purpose Center Commission.

 ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 33.01 THROUGH 33.12 SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

TO REVISE CHAPTER 50: “GENERAL PROVISIONS” BY REVISING THE EXISTING SECTIONS  50.16 “FIXING RATES AND CHARGES FOR MUNICIPAL UTILITIES” AND 50.19  “RULES AND REGULATIONS RELATING TO MUNICIPAL UTILITIES” AND REPLACING THE EXISTING SECTIONS WITH THE FOLLOWING:

  • 50.16 FIXING RATES AND CHARGES FOR MUNICIPAL UTILITIES.

(A) All rates and charges for municipal utilities, including, but not by way of limitation, rates for

service, permit fees, connection and meter reading and checking fees, disconnection fees, reconnection

fees including penalties for non-payment if any, shall be fixed, determined and amended by the Council

or Utility Commission, as the case may be, and adopted by resolution.

  • 50.19 RULES AND REGULATIONS RELATING TO MUNICIPAL UTILITIES.

(A) Billing, payment and delinquency. All municipal utilities shall be billed monthly or quarterly

and a utilities statement or statements shall be distributed to each consumer each month. All utilities charges shall be delinquent if they are unpaid at the close of business on the billing due date;

provided that, if the bill due date shall fall on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the time shall be

extended to the close of business on the next succeeding day on which business is normally transacted.

A penalty shall be added to, and become part of, all delinquent utility bills. If service is suspended due

to delinquency, it shall not be restored at that location until payment arrangements have been made for past due balances and applicable reconnection fees.

 ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 50.01 THROUGH 50.20 SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

 TO REVISE CHAPTER 150: “BUILDING REGULATIONS; CONSTRUCTION” BY ADDING SECTION 150.04  “ZONING PERMITS REQUIRED”  AND SECTION 150.05  “ZONING PERMIT FEES”

  • 150.04 ZONING PERMITS REQUIRED.

Within the City it is unlawful for any person to construct or place:  a storage building less than 200 square feet, other outdoor structure, a deck not attached to the house and/or less than 30” tall, an in-ground pool, or a fence, wall or hedgerow on his/her/their property without first obtaining a separate zoning permit from the City for each building, structure, deck, in-ground pool, or fence, wall or hedgerow.  Within the City, it is unlawful for any person to install a new driveway with or without a curb cut or to replace the paving or concrete in a driveway without first obtaining a separate zoning permit from the City for the driveway project.

  • 150.05 ZONING PERMIT FEES.

       Fees for zoning permits shall be determined by the Council and fixed by its resolution, a copy of which shall be in the Office of the City Administrator and uniformly enforced.

TO REVISE SUBCHAPTER: “MOVING BUILDINGS” BY REVISING THE EXISTING SECTIONS  150.16 “PERMIT REQUIRED AND APPLICATION” AND 150.18  “BUILDING PERMIT AND CODE COMPLIANCE” AND REPLACING THE EXISTING SECTIONS WITH THE FOLLOWING:

  • 150.16 PERMIT REQUIRED AND APPLICATION.

    It is unlawful for any person to move a building on any street without a moving
    permit issued by the City EXCEPT that if a manufactured home/structure permit, building permit, or zoning permit has been issued for the building, no moving permit will be required.

  • 150.18 BUILDING PERMIT AND CODE COMPLIANCE.

    It is unlawful for any person to move a building without a permit required by the terms of this subchapter unless the exception listed in § 150.16 (A) is applicable.

ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF SECTIONS 150.15 THROUGH 150.18 SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

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

Adopted by the City Council of the City of Windom, Minnesota, this 7th day of July, 2020.

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Dominic Jones, Mayor

Attest:_____________________________

Steve Nasby, City Administrator

1st Reading:     June 16, 2020

2nd Reading:    July 7, 2020

Adoption:        July 7, 2020

Published:       July 15, 2020