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The Linn Grove City Council meets every 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Linn Grove Community Center

 

Next Meeting Agenda:

Linn Grove City Council
March 9, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Linn Grove Community Center
AGENDA

NOTICE TO PUBLIC:  The Mayor and City Council welcome comments from the public during discussion.  You are expected to state you name for the record and limit the time used to present your remarks in order that others may be given the opportunity to speak.  The Order of Business is at the discretion of the Chair.

  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Adopt the Agenda
  3. Approve Previous Meeting minutes
  4. Approve Bills/Clerks-Treasurer’s Report
  5. Public Hearing for FY 2017-2018 Budget 7:05 p.m.
  6. Resolution No. 2017-2 Approving Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget
  7. Old Business
    a) Courtesy letter follow up
  8. New Business
  9. Library Report
  10. Park Report
  11. Maintenance Report
  12. Clerk's Report
    a) B.V. Sheriff-23 hours
    b) Shut of letters- 4
  13. Announcements - Open Forum
  14. Adjourn

ORDINANCE Frequent Issues

Mowing & Appearance of Lawn

Grass, weeds or brush shall be cut, mowed and maintained at uniform height so as not to exceed six inches (6") in developed residential areas and business/industrial areas.

Every owner shall cut and control noxious weeds upon the owner's property. Noxious weeds include any weed growth or plant designed as noxious by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources rules and regulations or by the Code of Iowa.

   
Abandoned/Unlicensed/
Un-Roadworthy Vehicles

An "abandoned vehicle" means a vehicle that has an of the following:

  • Vehicle that has been left unattended on public property for more than twenty-four (24) hours and lacks current registration plates, or two(2) or more wheels or other parts that renders the vehicles totally inoperable.
  • A motor vehicle that has remained illegally on public property for more than twenty-four (24) hours.
  • A vehicle that has been unlawfully parked or placed on private property without the consent of the owner or person in control of the property for more than twenty-four (24) hours.
  • Any vehicle parked on the highway determined by a police authority to create a hazard to other vehicle traffic.

 

Fences & Hedges

Prior to the contruction of any fence or hedge, application shal be made to the City Clerk and a permit obtained for.

Must not exceed four feet (4') in height in any required front yard and six feet (6') in height in any required side or rear yards. Fences in excess of six feet (6') will be allowed in the cases of tennis courts and swimming pools, subject to further restrictions.

Permitted to be constructed up to any property line and perennial plantings shall not be planted closer than three feet (3') to any property line. Trees may not be located not less than six feet (6') from the property line.

See city ordinances at clerk's office for further details into fences regarding:

  • Line of Site Visibility (at Intersections)
  • Permitted & Prohibited Fence Material
  • Good Neighbor Provision
  • Barbed Wire and Electrical Fence

 

Building Permits All buildings or structures, including residences, schoolhouses, churches and other similar structures in a residence district must first obtain a building permit prior to construction, re-construction and alteration to ensure compliance of applicable rules and regulations of the City of Linn Grove Code of Ordinances and State of Iowa.

Please note that the ordinance information listed above is not the full ordinance. It is only a portion of the city ordinance. For more information on Linn Grove's City Ordinances, contact the city clerk or mayor.

 

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Your Local
Representatives


MAYOR
Ronda Ellis

COUNCIL MEMBERS
Marlin Weier
John Nelson
Diane Lindahl
Aaron Anderson
Chance Goddard

 

CITY CLERK
Barbara Sennert

Clerk's Office
Located in Community Center
110 Weaver St.

 

   

 

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