Monday, March 05, 2012


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   Ron Banicki absent


4.  Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of February 20, 2012    



Clerk Block read the following appeals and petitions by title;

5.  Petitions, Communications, Remonstrance and Memorials


Appeal No. 2012-05      Use Variance to allow off-site car sells events – 6501 Grape Rd UP Mall

                        Gates Automotive Group


Appeal No. 2012-06      Use Variance to allow Bakery and Residential

                        Unit in a C-1 Zoning District

                        429 W 8th Street


Petition No. 2012-04    Rezone from R-1 to C-6 for a Commercial Office Building – SE corner of Jefferson Blvd and Main St


Petition No. 2012-05    Vacate Right of Way’s in the area of E Jefferson and N Main St

                        The first east/west alley south of Jefferson Blvd and a portion of Stanley Street


Petition No. 2012-06    Rezone from C-1 Commercial to R-1 Residential 2321 N Main Street









6.   Report of Special Committee   none


Clerk Block read the following proposed ordinance by title and assigned to a committee;

7.   Ordinances on First Reading


P.O. NO. 2012-02        Mishawaka ADA Self Evaluation and Transition Plan  American with Disabilities Act

(Assigned to Public Health and Safety Committee)


Clerk Block read the following resolution by title and opened the public hearing;

8._ _Resolutions


     R2012-06                Confirming Resolution – North American

     Passed 8 to 0           Composites Company (NAC) - 1460 E Twelfth St


9.   Ordinances on Second Reading   none



10.  Privilege of the Floor – Non-Agenda Items  none


Clerk Block opened the public hearing on the following use variance;

11.  Unfinished Business


R2012-03                Use Variance to allow parking for automotive

Passed 8 to 0           body work and repair shop and a sign variance to allow 3’x 12’ sign

                        1802 W 6th Street

                        (Amendment Requested)


12. New Business


Matt Mammolenti announced a public hearing was set for 3-27-2012 6:00 pm at City Hall 600 E. Third St. on the ADA – American with Disabilities Act





Neighborhood Meetings

     Woody Emmons 1st District Thursday March 8th one week earlier 7:00 pm at St. Bavo’s the speaker will be Mayor Dave Wood.


Mike Compton 5th District and Ron Banicki 6th District March 21st 7:00 pm at John Young School.


Matt Mammolenti At Large March 21st 7:00 pm at Twin Branch School speaker will be Mayor Dave Wood.



13.  Adjournment 7:22 pm


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

Deborah S. Block, IAMC, MMC, City Clerk

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