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home : government : cities/towns August 29, 2014

4/16/2013 2:56:00 PM
Possible changes to animal ordinance causes comments at Mantorville meeting

• Rooster conjugal visits?

Some residents complained at a public hearing at the Mantorville City Council meeting April 8, 2013, that the proposed animal ordinance allowing six hens per residence, 48-hour visiting rights for roosters every two weeks, and an increase in the number of dogs allowed per residence from two to three - without a kennel license - should not be approved.

Two residents argued that the city was not the right place to have chickens and that there were already enough dogs at large in the city.

Council members tabled making a decision on the ordinance.

The council conditionally approved the transfer of the on-sale off-sale and Sunday licenses of the Mantorville Saloon from Heidi Williams to Scott Seim, pending proof of liquor liability insurance, workers' compensation insurance, and the results of a background check.

A request from a couple to split off a portion of their lot near the water tower was tabled until council members have toured the lot and the finance committee has discussed the connection fee for city utilities.

The council joined many other Minnesota communities in supporting the Destination Medical Center proposal.

The council also discussed upcoming summer activities including Old Tyme Days and showing movies on the side of a building in the summer.

Also considered were repairs to pedestals in the campground and the installation of another security camera in the playground at Riverside Park.

The council will meet again at 6:30 p.m. April 22 and 29 at city hall. The Board of Appeal and Equalization is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the April 29 meeting, during which residents may ask about the property taxes assessed to their property.




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