SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 2017-07
The City Council of the City of Howard Lake on the 21 day of November, 2017, adopted Ordinance No. 2017-07, entitled “An Ordinance Amending Section 11.06 Of The Howard Lake City Code, Right Of Way Management” The ordinance establishes regulations for managing the City’s rights of way and requires permits be obtained for any work performed in the rights of way. In addition, the ordinance establishes fees for such permits, establishes standards for work performed in the rights of way, requires submission of certain information in order to obtain a permit to work in the rights of way, provides for inspection of work performed in the rights of way, requires submission of mapping data, requires relocation of facilities in the rights of way, requires removal of facilities that are no longer in use and requires users working in the rights of way to defend and indemnify the City against claims of third parties, among other provisions.
The Howard Lake City Council has approved the text of this Summary for publication and has determined that this Summary clearly informs the public of the intent and effect of Ordinance No. 2017-07. Complete copies of Ordinance No. 2017-07 are available during business hours at the Howard Lake City Hall, 625 8th Avenue, Howard Lake, MN 55349.
SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 2017-10
The City Council of the City of Howard Lake on the 21 day of November, 2017, adopted Ordinance No. 2017-10, entitled “An Ordinance Amending The Howard Lake Zoning Ordinance Related To Small Cell Wireless Facilities.” The Ordinance amends the Zoning Ordinance related to Small Cell Wireless Facilities requiring a conditional use permit when placed in single family residentially zoned areas with certain restrictions.
The Howard Lake City Council has approved the text of this Summary for publication and has determined that this Summary clearly informs the public of the intent and effect of Ordinance No. 2017-10. Complete copies of Ordinance No. 2017-10 are available during business hours at the Howard Lake City Hall, 625 8th Avenue, Howard Lake, MN 55349.
SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 2017-08
The City Council of the City of Howard Lake on the 21 day of November, 2017, adopted Ordinance No. 2017-08, entitled “An Ordinance Establishing Charges for Emergency Response Services.” The ordinance adopts a system of charges for various emergency responses provided by the Howard Lake Fire Department, other emergency response entities, and the Howard Lake Public Works Department to properties within the City of Howard Lake and to vehicle-related emergencies. All charges are billed according to a uniform fee schedule.
The Howard Lake City Council has approved the text of this Summary for publication and has determined that this Summary clearly informs the public of the intent and effect of Ordinance No. 2017-08. Complete copies of Ordinance No. 2017-08 are available during business hours at the Howard Lake City Hall, 625 8th Avenue, Howard Lake, MN 55349.
SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 2017-09
The City Council of the City of Howard Lake on the 21 day of November, 2017, adopted Ordinance No. 2017-09, entitled “An Ordinance Amending Chapter 6.01 Regarding Nuisances.” The ordinance defines public nuisances affecting health, morals, peace and safety. It also regulates noise violations, nuisance parking and storage, inoperable motor vehicles, and grass and noxious weeds. It authorizes enforcement of the ordinance, including abatement procedures, and makes the owner of property containing a nuisance personally liable for the City’s cost of abatement. Violation of this ordinance is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $1,000.
The ordinance also amends Chapter 12.12 of the Howard Lake City Code to regulate abandoned motor vehicles and other vehicles, and sets out procedures for taking into custody, impounding and disposing of abandoned motor vehicles.
The Howard Lake City Council has approved the text of this Summary for publication and has determined that this Summary clearly informs the public of the intent and effect of Ordinance No. 2017-09. Complete copies of Ordinance No. 2017-09 are available during business hours at the Howard Lake City Hall, 625 8th Avenue, Howard Lake, MN 55349.
Published in the Herald Journal Dec. 1, 2017.

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