Freeburg Legal and Ordinance Committee reviews zoning report
The village of Freeburg Legal and Ordinance Committee met Aug. 24 to review the zoning report.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the committee:
The Legal/Ordinance Committee consists of Legal/Building/Annexation/Zoning related topics and meets on the second Wednesday after the second Board Meeting of the month at 5:30 p.m. at Village Hall.
VILLAGE OF FREEBURG
FREEBURG MUNICIPAL CENTER VILLAGE TREASURER
Legal and Ordinance Committee Meeting
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.
The meeting of the Legal and Ordinance Committee was called to order at 5:30 p.m. by
Chairperson Lisa Meehling on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, in the Freeburg Municipal Center. Members attending were Chairperson Lisa Meehling, Trustee Mike Blaies, Trustee Dean Pruett, Trustee Matt Trout, Mayor Seth Speiser, Village Clerk Jerry Menard, Trustee Denise Albers, Trustee Ray Matchett, Zoning Administrator Gary Henning, Public Works Director John Tolan, Village Administrator Tony Funderburg and Office Manager Julie Polson (absent).
OLD BUSINESS: Approval of July 27, 2016 Minutes: Trustee Matt Trout motioned to approve the July 27, 2O16 minutes and Trustee Dean Pruett seconded the motion. All voting yea, the motion carried.
Zoning Report/Nuisance Properties: Zoning Administrator Gary Henning Said the biggest problem we had this month was high grass.
Combination of Plan Commission and Board of Appeals: Village Administrator Tony Funderburg advised Julie reviewed the changes Frank Heiligenstein made with respect to the combination of the boards. Frank also included other changes to the Zoning code as well. Tony said Attorney Manion is reviewing the list Julie compiled, and once that is done, We can schedule a hearing before the Plan Commission. We will get the Zoning code updated at One time.
Noise Ordinance: Tony advised he put two sample noise ordinances in the packet. He is working with Mayor Klein on this as Smithton is dealing with the same issue. Tony Said the more we put into the noise ordinance, the harder it will be to enforce. Tony believes we should have a time limit and, when an officer is called to a noise complaint, he should be able to make the decision on whether or not the level of noise is excessive. He thinks example #2 is more what we want after we decide on the times. Trustee Meehling felt the more generalized policy is a better way for us to go. Tony will prepare the ordinance.
GENERAL CONCERNS: None.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: None.
ADJOURN: Trustee Matt Trout motioned to adjourn at 5:38 p.m. and Trustee Dean Pruett seconded the motion. All voting yea, the motion carried.
Transcribed from tape by
Julie Polson Office Manager
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