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Council Legislation

Aug. 5, 2014
Public Attendance: 10

ORDINANCES
• 2014-43, lifted from the table, third reading, rezoning Eastern Woods Office Park from C1 local commercial to O1 office institution. Ordinance approved 9-0, with 5th Ward Councilman John Harrington absent.
• 2014-44, lifted from the table, third reading, rezoning several lots along East Hardin and Lincoln streets in the Carlin Addition from C2 general commercial district to C3 downtown commercial district. Ordinance approved 9-0.
• 2014-63, second reading, rezoning 115 Harrington Ave. from R2 single-family medium density to R4 two-family high density.
• 2014-64, second reading, rezoning 123 Walnut St. from C2 general commercial to R3 single-family high density.
• 2014-65, second reading, by emergency, appropriating $254,000 from water fund to South Cory Street and West Front Street waterline project, for Marathon Performing Arts Center waterline work reimbursement.
• 2014-67, second reading, appropriating $20,000 from municipal court improvements fund to municipal court expansion project.
• 2014-68, first reading, by emergency, appropriating $924 from general fund (Kiwanis donations) to Safe Kids fund; $140,000 from sewer fund to 2014 sewer cleaning project; $1,075 from general fund (Wal-Mart grant and miscellaneous contributions) to Fire Department; $1,000 from general fund (Wal-Mart grant) to Police Department; and $1,872 from general fund (insurance proceeds from a vehicle wreck) to Fire Department. Motion to separate the $140,000 appropriation from the others, vote on it, and then vote on the other items approved 9-0. Motion to suspend the statutory rules of council approved 9-0. Ordinance, with all original appropriations, approved 9-0.
• 2014-69, by emergency, appropriating $5,000 from capital improvement city income tax to Fire Department equipment. Motion to suspend the statutory rules of council denied 6-3, with Councilwoman-At-Large Anne Spence, 6th Ward Councilman Andy Douglas and 1st Ward Councilwoman Holly Frische voting no.
• 2014-70, first reading, by emergency, appropriating $7,200 from general fund to cemetery ($1,000), parks ($3,500), Work Opportunity Rehabilitation Center ($1,300), and Neighborhood Enhancement and Abatement Team ($1,400); $2,500 from water fund to water distribution; $42,000 from street construction, maintenance and repair street fund to streets; and $43,000 from airport fund to airport.

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