Ordinances & Resolutions
The following Ordinances & Resolutions were passed in February:
– approves and adopts current replacement pages to the Codified Ordinances.
– amends Section 509.11, “Noise,” of the Codified Ordinances. This will change the restriction for use of heavy equipment in close proximity to residential dwellings from 7:00am to 8:00am on Saturdays.
– amends sections of the Planning and Zoning Code to allow the Building Commissioner to administratively approve applications to construct or alter small accessory buildings and/or structures which fully comply with all applicable zoning requirements, without requiring Planning Commission review. Placed on First Reading and Referred to Planning Commission.
– amends provisions of the Codified Ordinances to clarify the manner in which the front yard setback is measured on public streets. It will be measured from the street right-of-way line abutting the property owner’s property. Placed on First Reading and Referred to Planning Commission.
– enacts Section 1151.19, ‘Streets,” of Chapter 1151, “U-1 Dwelling House District Regulations” of the Codified Ordinances. The Village prohibits private streets in its Open Space Conservation district; however, there was an omission in the Codified Ordinances that left out that prohibition for the Dwelling House District. This ordinance will correct that omission. Placed on First Reading and Referred to Planning Commission.
– amends Section 1173.01, “Topsoil Removal” of the Codified Ordinances to ensure for the proper review and approval of measures that change land contours. Placed on First Reading and Referred to Planning Commission.
– authorizes the Mayor to purchase three (3) vehicles; two (2) 2015 Ford Interceptor Explorers, one for the Police Department and one for the Service Department, and one (1) 2015 Ford F-550 cab and chassis for the Service Department.
– authorizes the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Wichert Insurance Services, Inc. which includes general liability, police professional, public official, automobile, and property insurance at a total cost of $60,880.00 per year.
–accepting a donation from Robin Cooper, in honor of Mary Ann and Carl Renda and Luanne Schonfeld to be used for the benefit of Forest Ridge Preserve.
– establishing appropriations for the current expenditures of the Village for the period ending December 31, 2015. This ordinance establishes our yearly budget.
– an appropriations ordinance, which is a monthly financial housekeeping item.