Canby City Council meets Aug. 7 for public hearing
Canby's Aug. 7 City Council meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. with a work session regarding the Grant Street Arch project and then moves to a special meeting at 6:45 p.m. regarding authorizing the agency's chair to execute a contract with Scott | Edwards Architecture LLC to design, bid and contract administration of the Grant Street Arch.
About 15 minutes later the City Council meeting will start with the swearing in of Trygve Berge, the new council member replacing Tracie Heidt who resigned in mid-July. He was elected to the council by council members from a group of six potential members at a meeting on July 24.
Once the regular business is taken care of, the meeting shifts to a public hearing to discuss the annexation of the southern portion of Township Road. A second hearing will be held to consider a staff report to streamline, clarify and update a number of sections of the Canby Land Development and Planning Ordinance, which is Title 16 of Canby's Municipal Code.
This proposal to amend the text edits and update 32 chapters and the table of contents of Title 16. One action deletes a specific provision called Area K of policy number six in the buildable lands section. According to the staff report that section originated for a single 2.5 acre parcel to accommodate a possible future rezoning of the property to a C-R or C-C (commercial) zone even though the parcel actually remained in an R-1 (residential) zone but was never adopted by a Comprehensive Plan amendment.
Recently, a land use decision established that City Council wants the parcel to remain in the R-1 zone. Staff hopes to delete the special area away from the Comprehensive Plan Map from its current RC-or residential commercial designation to a low-density residential designation to be consistent with the current zoning map. This will, according to staff, avoid any confusion about the R-1 zone designation.
Council members will vote on a resolution to authorize the city's administrator to fulfill a lease between the city and Canby Fire District and six ordinances including amending the city's Comprehensive Plan and Title 16 of the Canby Municipal Code.
The other ordinances execute a contract with Curran-McLeod for services for the 2019 Wastewater Treatment Plant primary clarifier improvements; annexation into the city of the remaining portions of SE Township Road, about 2.4 acres. They also will vote on an authorization for a contract with Owen Equipment to buy one 2019 Elgin Crosswind 1 street sweeper for the Public Works Department. There's an ordinance to set up a budget of $475,000 for construction of a Splash Pad and related improvements that authorizes the city administrator to sign a contract with 2KG Contractors, Inc. to approve change orders within that budget. The final ordinance approves a contract with Landscape Structures, Inc. for $81,905.
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