Cape Girardeau City Council action 5/8/07

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Invocation by the Rev. Barry Pfanstiel of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

Presentation

* Heard presentation by Bill Burke of Arcturis regarding the city's comprehensive plan.

Public hearings

* Held a public hearing to discuss the past performance by the city in carrying out the Grow Missouri Loan Fund Program, a multijurisdictional program on behalf of the Delta Region to provide seed money to be used by small business operators to retain and create jobs and stimulate investment.

* Held a public hearing to consider the request of Jerry and Carol McGuire for a special-use permit to construct and operate a wedding chapel and banquet hall on an existing vacant lot in the 1900 block of North Sprigg Street within an R-2, single-family residential district.

* Held a public hearing to consider the request of Palmer & Palmer for a special-use permit to construct a 26-unit senior citizen housing project at 1400 W. Cape Rock Drive within an R-4, multi-family residential district.

Consent ordinances

* Granted a special-use permit to William W. Beggs and Diana R. Beggs for constructing and maintaining signs at Highway 74 and Silver Springs Road, and Mount Auburn and Silver Springs roads.

* Granted a special-use permit to Michael V. Sedlock for purposes of constructing and maintaining a building for operating a welding, repair, light structural fabrication and auto repair business at 604 S. Ellis St.

* Approved the record plat of Brookshire Estates Sixth Subdivision, revised.

* Approved the record plat of Kinder Place.

* Approved the record plat of Marie Howell Subdivision.

New ordinances

* Accepted fee simple interests, permanent easements and temporary construction easements from various property owners for the improvement of Independence Street between Pacific Street and Kingshighway.

* Denied a special-use permit to Jerry McGuire and Carol McGuire for constructing, maintaining and operating a wedding chapel and banquet hall in the 1900 block of North Sprigg Street.

* Granted a special-use permit to Palmer & Palmer for constructing, maintaining and operating a senior citizen housing project at 1400 W. Cape Rock Drive.

* Accepted permanent utility easements from North Point Center and Thompson and Wesbecher Inc. for improvements to North Point Center Second Addition Subdivision.

* Amended the city code to establish no parking zones on West End Boulevard at the intersection of Broadway.

Resolutions

* Authorized the city manager to execute an agreement with Layne-Western for construction of water supply wells.

* Authorized the city manager to execute an agreement with Lappe Cement Finishing for the 2007 Sidewalk Gap Program.

* Authorized the city manager to execute a release of lien on property at 541 S. Hanover St. for the Rental Rehabilitation Program.

Appointments

* Appointed Eric Bohl to the Public Library Board.

Liquor licenses

* Approved and renewed multiple liquor licenses.

Other

* Approved the improvement plans for the Serve Pro Sewer Extension on LaSalle Street.

* Renewed the approval of the preliminary plat of a replat of Victorian Estates.

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