HURON The City Commission has approved applications for variances ranging from a fence to a building addition.
Tom Baszler, 1949 Wisconsin Ave. S.W., to construct an attached garage three feet from the north property line where a 10-foot side yard setback is required.
Dan Kempf,, to subdivide the lot at 156 Colorado Ave. S.W. Code requires that lots platted after March 1, 2002 have a minimum lot width of 100 feet and a minimum lot size of 10,000 square feet in multi-family residential zones.
The current lot size is 50-feet-by-165 feet. The proposed lot will be reduced to 50-by-115 feet and the east 50-by-50-foot parcel will be added to 457 Second St. S.W.
Elijah Rodriguez to operate a tattoo and body piercing business at 270 Kansas Ave. S.E. He has operated a shop at another location and has met all requirements of the city and state.
Child Evangelism Fellowship of South Dakota, 602 Oregon Ave. S.E., to construct a 24-by-48-foot addition that will, including all other structures, be 357 square feet over the code.
Fawn Olerud, 1175 Wisconsin Ave. S.W., to be allowed to keep a newly constructed six-foot-tall fence on the alley property line where code requires a five-foot setback if there is solid waste collection. There was a misunderstanding when the fence was constructed. Olerud must sign a waiver so that the city is not responsible for any damage caused by city equipment. She must make fence modifications for better visibility within 60 days, and pay a penalty for not obtaining a building permit.
Meanwhile, the commission entered into an agreement with Stockwell Engineers, a Sioux Falls consulting firm that will draft a master plan for recreation areas near the James River and Ravine Lake.
The plan will propose ideas for 80 acres of city-owned land, including the old pool site, Riverside Park, the fishing area, Crown Park and the north boat ramp on the lake.
Accepted the resignation of Karen Weeldreyer from the Historic Preservation Board and appointed Shirley Apley to serve the remainder of the term. Weeldreyer, a member of the board since it was formed, has moved out of the district.
Hired Jake Eichstadt as a volunteer firefighter.
Approved additional pay for Dennis Bennett, assistant city engineer, as a blade operator during snow removal operations.
Approved the regular full-time status of Jeff Dixon, solid waste maintenance employee, after his probationary period.
Approved the transfer of a 2013-2014 retail on-off sale malt beverage and South Dakota farm wine license from Rinconcito Latino Restaurante to Yessicas Restaurant, 334 Dakota Ave. S.
Approved a request from the South Dakota Army National Guard to use the old west landfill site for a training exercise this weekend. No hunting signs will be displayed while the Guard is conducting its training.
Approved a revised agreement with the Huron School District for maintenance and snow removal at the Tiger Activity Center and Splash Central parking lots.
Set Nov. 4 as the public hearing date for a special event on-sale wine license and a special event off-sale wine license filed by Holy Trinity Catholic Parish for a murder mystery dinner theater on Nov. 16.
Set Nov. 4 as the public hearing date for a resolution for an alley vacation petition filed by David and Tonya Carlson. The request is to vacate the alley running north and south adjacent to Carlsons Northside Service.
Approved a request from Holy Trinity Catholic School/Parish for meat bingo Nov. 9, Dec. 14, Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 8 and April 12, and raffles for Holy Trinity Catholic School on Nov. 9 and the City of Huron Employee Activity Committee Dec. 7.
Approved requests for alcoholic beverage consumption for the City of Huron Employee Activity Committee for Dec. 7 at the Campus Center and the Huron Chamber & Visitors Bureau for a chamber mixer Nov. 12 at Prostrollo Motors.For the complete article see the 10-22-2013 issue.
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