Monday, August 21, 2017

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 Present

4. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 07, 2017  Approved

5.  Petitions, Communications, Remonstrance and Memorials  

Deputy Clerk Hazen read the following letters of recommendation;

  • A letter from the Board of Zoning Appeals regarding recommendations from their August 8, 2017 meeting.
  • A letter from the City Plan Commission regarding recommendations from their August 8, 2017 meeting.

Deputy Clerk Hazen opened the public hearing;

A Public Hearing on Vacation 2017-02 as required by State Statute on behalf of City of Mishawaka, commonly known as a portion of Borley Avenue south of Donaldson St.

The public hearing closed at 7:08pm. 

6.   Report of Special Committee  None

7.   Ordinances on First Reading  

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

P.O. NO. 2017-30 Vacation of Public Right of Way – A Portion of Borley Ave S of Donaldson St
(Assigned to Land Use Planning Committee)
P.O. NO. 2017-31 Economic Development Revenue Bonds for Hellenic Senior Living of Mishawaka - $19,000,000.00
(Assigned to Budget and Finance Committee)

8.   Resolutions  None

Passed 9 to 0
Use Variance Temporary Non-Hazardous Storage & Processing & Related Ancillary Uses 514 E. Marion St.

9.   Ordinances on Second Reading  

Deputy Clerk Hazen read the following proposed ordinance by title and and read a letter from the petitioner to postpone until the 09-05-2017 council meeting;

P. O. NO. 2017-29 Annex and Zone – 914 & 916 E. McKinley Ave To I-1 Light Industrial
(Petitioner Requesting Postponement)

10.  Privilege of the Floor - Non-Agenda Items  

James Wright, Bugle Lane commented on the boat launch and parking area at Merrifield Park being too small. He also stated there needs to be signs that specifically say do not feed the geese with an ordinance number.

11.  Unfinished Business  - None

12.  New Business  

Ron Banicki made a motion to change the regular meeting of September 4th to Wednesday the 5th due to Labor Day. Seconded by Matt Mammolenti, motion carried.

13.  Adjournment  7:27 PM

This meeting will be aired Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 9:00am on the Public Access Channel.

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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