Council Minutes 06/20/1985
Council Minutes 06/20/1985
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<br />June 6, 1985 <br />June 20, 1985 <br />29() <br /> <br />limit. Attorney Anderson advised that the City Council could take action to require <br />the owner to have the house taken away. It was moved by Councilman Quigley and <br />seconded by Councilwoman Dille that, upon receipt of the judge's decision on the <br />McQuillen case, if it is in favor of the City, that Mr. McQuillen be given ten days <br />from the date of the order to have the log home moved; voting was all in favor; <br />motion carried. The matter of the claim filed against the City by the Smiths for a <br />portion of their legal expenses incurred while they have been involved in the problem <br />of the location of the log house was discussed. It was pointed out that the claim has <br />been denied by the City's insurance carrier because it was not filed within the time <br />allowed by state statute, but Attorney Anderson stated that the Smiths can submit <br />again if they have additional information to be considered. <br /> <br />In accordance with a recommendation in a report from the Planning and Zoning Commission, I <br />a motion was made by Councilwoman Dille and seconded by Councilman ~onson to extend the <br />Special Use Permit for storage graineries on the property owned by Judys' Ida-Mon <br />Ranches at 3070 Sunnyside Road. Voting on the motion was Dille yes, Monson yes, <br />Williamson yes, Quigley yes; motion carried. <br /> <br />Councilwoman Dille reported on the animal control work and the monthly activities of <br />the Volunteer Fire Department. Approval was indicated on a request for a tennis-court <br />dance on July 4 which was mentioned by Councilman Quigley. <br /> <br />With reference to the bid opening on May 23, 1985, for the purchase of a used fire <br />truck, Councilman Williamson informed the Mayor and other Council meDbers that further <br />action is needed since the truck for which the bid had been accepted was already sold. <br />A list of other used fire trucks which were available from a company in VanBuren, <br />Arkansas, was reviewed and terms for a purchase if approved were mentioned. Council- <br />man Williamson moved that the City purchase a 1966 GMC fire truck for the quoted price <br />of $21,375 and that a check for $500 as down payment be sent to Wilson Fire Apparatus, <br />Inc., in VanBuren, Arkansas. Councilman Monson seconded the motion; voting was <br />Williamson yes, Monson yes, Dille yes, Quigley yes; motion carried. Councilman <br />Williamson pointed out that fire hose can be bought from the same company at a good <br />price. It was moved by Councilman Quigley and seconded by Councilwoman Dille that an <br />order be placed for 500 feet of 2t-inch hose at $1.50 per foot and 200 feet of It-inch <br />hose at $.99 per foot; voting was all in favor; motion carried. <br /> <br />Claims were presented and approved for payment in the amount of $24,943.76, and vouchers <br />for expenditures paid since the previous meeting totaling $9,488.65 were also approved. I <br /> <br />A motion to adjourn was made by Councilwoman Dille and seconded by Councilman William- <br />son; voting was all in favor; the meeting was adjourned at 9:30 P.M. <br /> <br />ATl'EST, ~>V ~ <br />CITY CLERK <br /> <br />~~ 11~~ <br />/~OR- - ~ <br /> <br />CITY OF AMMON <br />June 20, 1985 <br /> <br />Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and City Council: <br /> <br />The meeting was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by Mayor Russell N. Swensen with the <br />following City Officials present: <br />Mayor Russell N. Swensen <br />Councilman Thayle D. Monson <br />Councilman Robert D. Williamson <br />Councilman Merle J. Quigley <br />Absent: Councilwoman Carol A. <br /> <br />City Clerk Deon Hemingway <br />Public Works Director Hayse <br />Attorney W. Joe Anderson <br />Engineer David E. Benton <br />Dille <br /> <br />L. Whiteley <br /> <br />Others present during the meeting were Mr. and Mrs. Loren Peterson of 2950 Geneva Drive <br />and Shirley Dawson of 2970 Geneva Drive. <br /> <br />The pledge of allegiance to the flag was directed by Mayor Swensen and the invocation <br />was offered by Councilman Monson. I <br /> <br />The first item of business was a public hearing on an application for a variance filed <br />by Loren Peterson of 2950 Geneva Drive. Mayor Swensen announced that the notice of <br />public hearing had been published and written notices sent to neighboring property <br />owners. He also reviewed the requirements of the law for conducting public hearings. <br />Loren Peterson and Shirley Dawson were sworn in to give testimony. It was noted that <br />the application requested a variance of 2t feet to be allowed to build an attached <br />garage with a sideyard of 5 feet at the front corner on a lot that is narrower in <br />front than in the back so that the front of the garage would be even with the front <br />of the existing house. Mrs. Dawson expressed concern about the distance that would be <br />left between the houses, and Mr. Peterson pointed out that there would still be 17 <br />feet since the side of Dawson's house is 12 feet from the property line. In response <br />to a question by Councilman Monson, Mr. Peterson explained that the zoning require- <br />ment of 7t feet of sideyard could be met if the proposed garage were moved back about <br />4 feet but he would like to get a variance for aesthetic reasons, as mentioned in the <br />
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