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RESOLUTION NO. 2010-07MOTION BY MEMBER: LohrSECONDED BY MEMBER: Daniels A RESOLUTION APPROVING PUBLICATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 2010-03 REGULATING ANIMALS BY TITLE AND SUMMARY
NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LORETTO:
1. The City Council of the City of Loretto has adopted Ordinance No. 2010 -03. The Ordinance replaces the existing City Code Chapter 6 Animals entirely with a new Chapter 6 regulating Animals. The ordinance provisions include: regulations re-garding animal conduct and licensing in the city; any person owning more than 3 domes-tic animals over age 6 months must obtain a kennel license; persons who meet the license requirements for owning chickens may keep up to 6 chickens within the City. The ordi-nance also establishes requirements for the chicken structures, inspections and health and safety.
2. The City Clerk is directed to publish this resolution in lieu of publication of the entire ordinance.
3. The City Clerk is directed to post a copy of the entire text of Ordinance No. 2010-03 on the City Hall bulletin board for a period of not less than thirty (30) days. In addition, a printed copy of Ordinance No. 2010 – 03 is available for inspection by any person during regular office hours at Loretto City Hall.
Whereupon, said Resolution is hereby declared passed on this 11th day of May, 2010.
Barry Andersen, Mayor
ATTEST:
Cynthia J. Patnode, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 24, 2010.

RESOLUTION NO. 2010-08MOTION BY MEMBER: Lohr SECONDED BY MEMBER: DanielsA RESOLUTION APPROVING PUBLICATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 2010-04RIGHT- OF- WAY MANAGEMENT BY TITLE AND SUMMARY
NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LORETTO:
1. The City Council of the City of Loretto has adopted Ordinance No. 2010-04. The Ordinance amends the City Code by adding a completely new Section 516 Right-of-Way Management. The ordinance establishes excavation and obstruction permit requirements and fees and regulates the use and location of facilities in the right-of-way. No person may obstruct or excavate in any public right-of-way without first having obtained the appropriate permit. Patching and restoration are required after work is completed. Procedures are established for application and revocation of permits.
2. The City Clerk is directed to publish this resolution in lieu of publication of the entire ordinance.
3. The City Clerk is directed to post a copy of the entire text of Ordinance No. 2010-04 on the City Hall bulletin board for a period of not less than thirty (30) days. In addition, a printed copy of Ordinance No. 2010-04 is available for inspection by any person during regular office hours at Loretto City Hall.
Whereupon, said Resolution is hereby declared passed on this 11th day of May, 2010.
Barry Andersen, Mayor
ATTEST:
Cynthia J. Patnode, City Clerk Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 24, 2010

City of DELANO COUNTY of wrightSTATE OF MINNESOTAOrdinance O-10-05
An Ordinance Amending Section 51.01 (TITLE/ APPLICATION/ RULES/DEFINITION), SECTION 51.03 (GENERAL PROVISIONS) AND SECTION 51.21 (B-2, general business district) of CHAPTER 51 (ZONING AND LAND USE CODE) of the delano city code TO define pawn shops and to ALLOW PAWN SHOPS AS A PERMITTED USE IN the b-2, general business DISTRICT.
The city council of the city of delano, Minnesota ordains:
SECTION 1. Part 2 (Definitions) of Subdivision B (Rules and Definitions) of Section 51.01 (TITLE / APPLICATION / RULES / DEFINITIONS) of Chapter 51 (Zoning and Land Use Code) is hereby amended to read as follows:
Commercial Use. The principal use of land or buildings for the sale, lease, rental or trade of products, goods and services, including, but not limited to:
10. Office Business-General. An establishment located within a building or portion of a building for the conduct of business activities involving predominantly professional administrative or clerical service operations including attorneys, financial advisors, insurance, travel, real estate, and other uses of similar character.
11. Pawnbroker.
(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), “pawnbroker” means a person engaged in whole or in part in the business of lending money on the security of pledged goods left in pawn, or in the business of purchasing tangible personal property to be left in pawn on the condition that it may be redeemed or repurchased by the seller for a fixed price within a fixed period of time.
(b) The following are exempt from the definition of “pawnbroker:” any bank regulated by the State of Minnesota, the comptroller of the currency of the United States, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System, or any other federal or state authority and their affiliates; any bank or savings association whose deposits or accounts are eligible for insurance by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any successor to it and all affiliates of those banks and savings associations; any state or federally chartered credit union; and any industrial loan and thrift company or regulated lender subject to licensing and regulation by the Department of Commerce.
12. Pawn Shop. The location at which or premises upon which a pawnbroker regularly conducts business.
1113. Personal Service. Personal services shall include the following: barber shops, beauty salon, electrolysis, manicurist, tanning parlor, physical therapy, therapeutic massage, and tattooing.
1214. Recreational Business. Arcade, health club, gymnasium, bowling alley, billiard (pool) hall, dance hall, dance studio, skating rinks, theaters, and indoor firearms range. Activities are contained within a building.
1315. Restaurant. An establishment that serves food in individual servings for consumption on or off premises, including sit-down restaurants, take out, pick up, or delivery food sales, but not including drive-through facilities. Outdoor dining areas and drive-through facilities may or may not be allowed in each zoning district: they are not automatically allowed when a restaurant is an allowable use.
1416. Retail Business. An establishment engaged in the display and sale of products produced off-site directly to consumers within a building or portion of a building excluding any exterior display and sales. (Exception – sexually oriented uses and pawn shops).
1517. Service Business, Off-Site. A company that provides useful labor, maintenance, repair and activities incidental to business production or distribution where the service is provided at the customer’s location, including delivery services, catering services, plumbing and sewer services, and other uses of similar character.
1618. Service Business, On-Site. An establishment that provides useful labor, maintenance, repair and activities incidental to business production or distribution where the customer patronizes the location of the operation, such as banks (not including drive-through facilities), copy centers, laundromats, dry cleaners, funeral homes and mortuaries, appliance repair, tailor shops, and travel bureaus. (Exception – pawn shops).
SECTION 2. Subdivision C (General Building and Use Provisions) of Section 51.03 (General Provisions) of Chapter 51 (Zoning and Land Use Code) is hereby amended to read as follows:
d. Commercial Design Construction Standards.
2) Exterior Building Elevations.
f) Interior and exterior bars, grills, mesh or similar obstructions, whether temporary or permanently affixed, shall not cover any exterior door or window area.
g) Neon accents and back-lighted awnings shall be prohibited.
SECTION 3. Subdivision B (Permitted Uses) of Section 51.21 (B-2, General Business District) of Chapter 51 (Zoning and Land Use Code) is hereby amended to read as follows:
Subd. B. Permitted Uses. The following are permitted uses in the B-2 District:
7. Office businesses – general.
8. Pawn Shops – provided the necessary business license is obtained, as regulated by Section 419.01 of the City Code.
89. Personal services.
910. Recreational businesses - indoor.
1011. Restaurants.
1112. Retail businesses.
1213. Service businesses – off site.
1314. Service businesses – on site.
1415. Sexually oriented use – principal and accessory, as regulated by Section 51.03, Subd. L of this Ordinance.
1516. Specialty schools such as music, dance, gymnastics, or business/trade schools.
1617. Theaters.
SECTION 4. Subdivision H (Building Requirements) of Section 51.21 (B-2, General Business District of Chapter 51 (Zoning and Land Use Code) is hereby amended to read as follows:
subd. H. Building Requiremnets.
3. Exterior Building Elevations.
d. Interior and exterior bars, grills, mesh or similar obstructions, whether temporary or permanently affixed, shall not cover any exterior door or window area.
e. Neon accents and back-lighted awnings shall be prohibited.
This amendment shall be in full force and effective immediately following its passage and publication.
Approved by the Delano City Council this 20th day of April 2010.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Attest: Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 24, 2010

City of DELANOCOUNTY of wrightSTATE OF MINNESOTAOrdinance O-10-06
An Ordinance Amending Section 419.01 (PAWNBROKERS) of CHAPTER 4 (PUBLIC PROTECTION and GENERAL LICENSING) of the delano city code TO formulate additional ordinance language for regulating pawn shops in the city of delano.
The city council of the city of delano, Minnesota ordains:
SECTION 1. Subd. 2 (Definitions) of Section 419.01 (Pawnbrokers) of Chapter 4 (Public Protection and General Licensing) is hereby amended to read as follows:
Subd. 2. Definitions. The following words and terms when used in this Section shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
G. Reportable transaction. Every transaction conducted by a pawnbroker in which merchandize is received through a pawn, purchase, consignment or trade, or in which a pawn is renewed, extended or redeemed, or for which a unique transaction number or identifier is generated by their point-of-sale software, is reportable, except: (1) The bulk purchase or consignment of new or used merchandise from a merchant, manufacturer or wholesaler having an established permanent place of business, and the retail sale of said merchandise, provided the pawnbroker must maintain a record of such purchase or consignment which describes each item, and must mark each item in a manner which relates it to that transaction record; and (2) Retail and wholesale sales of merchandise originally received by pawn or purchase, and for which all applicable hold and/or redemption periods have expired.
SECTION 2. Subdivision 14 (General License Restrictions) of Section 419.01 (Pawnbrokers) of Chapter 4 (Public Protection and General Licensing) is hereby amended to read as follows:
B. Printed Record Keeping. The following shall be printed on all pawn tickets:
1. The statement that “any personal property pledged to a pawnbroker within this City is subject to sale or disposal when there has been no payment made on the account for a period of not fewer than 6090 days past the date of the pawn transaction, renewal, or extension; no further notice is necessary. There is no obligation for the pledgor to redeem pledged goods.”
D. Items for Which Daily Reports to the Sheriff are Required. For the following items, whether sold or pawned, the pawnbroker shall complete forms approved by the Wright County Sheriff Department or issuing authority and send the formsdaily to the Wright County Sheriff Department:
E. Daily Report Forms. The daily report forms submitted to the Wright County Sheriff Department, delivered by the pawn broker, shall contain the following information in a legible manner:
R. Effect of Non-Redemption.
1. A pledgor shall have no obligation to redeem pledged goods or make any payment on a pawn transaction. Pledged goods not redeemed within at least 6090 days of the date of the pawn, transaction, renewal, or extension shall automatically be forfeited to the pawnbroker, and qualified right, title, and interest in and to the goods shall automatically vest in the pawnbroker.
S. Photograph Requirement for Pawnbrokers. A pawnbroker shall take either a digital photograph or a still video of each person selling or pawning any item of property. If a digital photograph is taken, it shall be referenced with the information regarding the person and the item sold or pawned. The major portion of the photograph shall include a front facial pose. The pawnbroker shall notify the person of the photography requirement prior to taking his or her photograph. If a still video photograph is taken a video camera shall zoom in on the person pawning or selling the merchandise so as to include a close-up of the person’s face. The video photograph shall be referenced by time and date so as to correspond to the merchandise sold or pawned by the person. The pawnbroker shall, by adequate signage, inform the person that he or she is being videotaped. The photographs and videotapes shall be kept by the pawnbroker for four months.
W. Label Requirement. Licensee must attach a label to every item at the time it is pawned, purchased, or received in inventory from any reportable transaction. Permanently recorded on this label must be the number or name that identifies the transaction in the shop’s records, the transaction date, the name of the item and the description or the model and serial number of the item as reported to the City’s law enforcement agency, whichever is applicable, and the date the item is out of pawn or can be sold, if applicable. Labels shall not be re-used.
SECTION 3. Subdivision 16 (Suspension or Revocation of License) of Section 419.01 (Pawnbrokers) of Chapter 4 (Public Protection and General Licensing) is hereby amended to read as follows:
B. The Council may suspend or revoke a license issued under this Section upon a finding that the use as allowed by the license shall not have been active for 60 days or more.
BC. Exception in the case of a suspension pending a hearing or revocation, a revocation or suspension by the Council shall be preceded by written notice...
This amendment shall be in full force and effective immediately following its passage and publication.
Approved by the Delano City Council this 20th day of April 2010.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
ATTEST: Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 24, 2010

RESOLUTION NO. 2010-06 Motion By: France Seconded By: Tepfer A RESOLUTION APPROVING PUBLICATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 2010-02, ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF LORETTO REDEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE BY TITLE AND SUMMARY
NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LORETTO:
1. The City Council has adopted Ordinance No. 2010-02, Establishing a Redevelopment Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Council on redevelopment issues and act as a resource on such issues to the City and members of the public. A printed copy of the entire Ordinance No. 2010 - 02 is available for inspection by any person during regular office hours at Loretto City Hall.
2. The City Clerk is directed to publish the summary in lieu of publication of the entire ordinance.
3. The City Clerk is directed to post a copy of the entire text of Ordinance No. 2010- 02 on the City Hall bulletin board for a period of not less than thirty (30) days.
Whereupon, said Resolution is hereby declared passed on this 13th day of April, 2010.
Barry Andersen, Mayor
ATTEST:
Cynthia J. Patnode, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 24, 2010.