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Public Notices September 28

CITY OF LAFAYETTE, MINNESOTA ORDINANCE 139 AN INTERIM ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING CODE WHEREAS, the City of Lafayette adopted its most recent zoning ordinance on 12/27/1990, which has subsequently been codified in City Code Chapter 151; and WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Lafayette has now determined that the zoning code would better serve the City and members of the public if it contained specific criteria for examining and deciding applications to rezone land and change zoning. NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of Lafayette, Nicollet County, State of Minnesota, hereby ordains as follows: Section 151.156 of the Code of Ordinances, of the City of Lafayette, as set forth below shall be and is hereby adopted as an interim ordinance effective immediately and continuing for a period of one year following its adoption. §151.156 AMENDMENT DECISION PROCESS (A) Upon receipt of an application for rezoning or zoning amendment by the City Clerk, a copy of the completed application shall be forwarded to the City Council for review and study. (B) The City Council, or a delegation thereof, shall view the area being considered. (C) The City Council shall, prior to making a decision on the application, consider the following: (1) Would the granting of the request conform to the presently accepted future land use plans for the city as well as present land uses. (2) Is it in the community’s best interest for additional land space to be zoned to the class requested. (3) If it is in the community’s best interest for additional land to be zoned as requested, should the re-zoning be done in the areas requested or would the community’s interest be better served if the re-zoning were done in other areas of the city. (4) Would the granting of the re-zoning request adversely affect property values of adjacent landowners to an unreasonable degree, (5) If the request was granted, what additional public services would be required. (6) Is the capacity of existing roads and sewer and water facilities sufficient to accommodate this proposal. (7) Was there an error or oversight in preparing the original zoning map which indicates that this zoning should have been included at that time. (8) Is this change beneficial to the community or is it merely a convenience to the applicant. (D) The City Council shall make written findings of fact supporting its decision, and it shall make a decision either granting or denying the application within 60 days of receiving a complete application. Adopted: September 12, 2022 /s/ Sandie Peterson Mayor ATTEST: /s/ Sandy Burger City Clerk  52c

CITY OF LAYAYETTE PUBLIC HEARING The Lafayette Board of Adjustments and Appeals has called for a Public Hearing set for Monday, October 10, 2022 at 7:00 PM to be held in the Council Chambers located at 791 Main Avenue, Lafayette. The purpose of this hearing is for the consideration of a variance submitted by Joel Huls for the property at 751 4th Street, Lafayette for the construction of a porch within the twenty-five (25) foot set back from the street as required by City Code 151.49 If you have any comments, questions, concerns or objections, you are requested to be present at the October 10, 2022 hearing and make a statement or submit your concerns in writing to the city clerk prior to the hearing. Sandy Burger Zoning Administrator 52c

NOTICE TO FUEL SUPPLIERS Sealed bids will be received by the County of Sibley, Minnesota, in the Public Works Office at 111 8th Street PO Box 897, Gaylord, Minnesota 55334-0897 until 1:00 P.M., on October 20, 2022, at which place and time they will be publicly opened by two or more persons who have been designated by the County to open bids. Bids are for the following: The 2023 calendar year supply of Unleaded Gasoline and Diesel Fuel for Sibley County Public Works. Bids shall be itemized by maintenance shop location and product type on the provided fuel bid forms. Approximate 2023 calendar year quantities are as follows: Diesel Fuel 80,000 Gallons Unleaded Gasoline 32,000 Gallons Specifications and bid forms may be obtained at the Office of Sibley County Public Works or online at Sibley County Website, Public Works, Advertisement for Bids. https://www.sibleycounty.gov/355/Advertisement-for-Bids Award will be based on lowest total estimated cost of all products at all locations (Grand Total All on bid form). The County Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any defects. Rack price must be taken on (Oct. 13th) 1 week before the closing bid date. Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bidder’s bond, made payable to the County Treasurer, in the amount of $500.00. Timothy Becker Public Works Director Sibley County   51-1c

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