Wednesday, October 06, 2010


Meetings of Standing Committees

Council Conference Room

6:45 P.M.




 7:00 P.M.

1.  Call to Order


2.  Pledge of Allegiance


3.  Roll Call all members present


4.  Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of September 20, 2010   


5.  Petitions, Communications, Remonstrance and Memorials

Clerk Block read the following appeals and petitions;


Appeal No. 2010-34      Use Variance on I-1 Light Industrial zoned property 1802 W. 6th St. auto body repair and maintenance shop


Appeal No. 2010-36      Conditional Use Permit - 917 W McKinley to allow for a tattoo and body piercing studio

Clerk Block read a letter from the petitioner requesting withdrawal of Appeal 2010-36


Petition No. 2010-18    Annex and Zone to S-2 PUD and Mixed Land Use Development 43.36 acres corner of Fir Rd and Cleveland Rd


Petition No. 2010-20    Annex and Zone  to C-1 for Future Retail Uses –  54050 Fir Rd


Petition No. 2010-21    Annex and Zone to C-1 for future retail uses – North of 54050 Fir Rd


Petition No. 2010-22    Annex and Zone to C-10 Convenience Store - Filling Station with Car Wash and ATM Services - NW corner of Douglas and Fir Rd


6.   Report of Special Committee    none


7.   Ordinances on First Reading

Clerk Block read the following proposed ordinance and the request to have second reading at tonight’s meeting.  It was heard under New Business.


     P.O. NO.  2010-39       Amending the Deer Run PUD to correct errors

                             (Requesting Second Reading)


8.__Resolutions   none


9.   Ordinances on Second Reading

Clerk Block read the following proposed ordinances and opened the public hearing;

P.O. NO. 2010-37        Rezone from I-1 Light Industrial to R-1

Passed 9 to 0           Single Family – 1304 N. Willow Street

Ord No 5277             (Assigned to Land Use Planning Committee)


P.O. NO. 2010-38        Rezone from C-1 General Commercial R-3

Passed 9 to 0           Multi-Family – 900 Block of S Merrifield

Ord No 5278             (Assigned to Land Use Planning Committee)


10.  Privilege of the Floor – Non-Agenda Items


Susan Mahoney spoke on behalf of Public Access Michiana

George Lane spoke on behalf of Citizens for Accountability


11.  Unfinished Business


                             Amend Special Meeting Notice of October 27th

Clerk Block amended the meeting to include CEDIT on the agenda    

12.  New Business


Clerk Block opened the public hearing on Proposed Ord No 2010-39.  It passed 9 to 0 becoming Ordinance No 5279.


Ross Deal’s Neighborhood Meeting will be Wednesday, October 20th at 7:00pm Twin Branch School.  Guest speaker will be John Gleissner on Historic Preservation.


Woody Emmons Neighborhood Meeting will be Thursday, October 21st at 7:00pm St. Bavo’s School.  Guest speaker will be Dan Towner, Interim Superintendent talking about his agenda for School City of Mishawaka.

13.  Adjournment    8:17 pm


At this time I know of no other business to come before the Council.

Deborah S. Block, MMC, City Clerk

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