Public Hearing to Repeal and Replace the City’s Floodplain Ordinance

CITY OF JORDAN

COUNTY OF SCOTT

STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON A ZONING TEXT AMENDMENT TO REPEAL AND REPLACE THE CITY’S FLOODPLAIN ORDINANCE, AND AMEND OTHER SECTIONS AS NECESSARY, TO COMPLY WITH THE NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the City of Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota, will conduct a public hearing to accept public input on a zoning text amendment to amend Jordan City Code Chapters 153 and 154, including the repeal and replacement of the existing Floodplain Ordinance, to comply with National Flood Insurance Program requirements.

The hearing will be held on Tuesday December 8th, 2020 at approximately 6:30 p.m. or shortly thereafter at the Jordan City Council Chambers, located at 116 East First Street in the City of Jordan, Minnesota.

Questions regarding this request may be directed to the City of Jordan City offices, 210 East First Street, Jordan, MN 55352: phone 952-492-2535.

Full documentation of the proposed ordinance is available upon request during regular office hours.

All interested persons are encouraged to present their view in writing to the email publiccomments@jordanmn.gov. If necessary, accommodations can be made to allow applicants to present comment orally.

 

 

 

 

Public Hearing to Amend City Code Chapters 153-154 to Update the Parkland Dedication in Residential Subdivisions and Building Height Requirements in the R-4 District

CITY OF JORDAN

COUNTY OF SCOTT

STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO AMEND CITY CODE CHAPTERS 153 AND 154 TO REFLECT CURRENT AND FUTURE TRENDS RELATED TO PARKALND DEDICATION IN RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISONS AND BUILDING HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS IN THE MULTIPLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the City of Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota, will conduct a public hearing to accept public input on text amendments that would enact the following changes:

Amend Table A in Chapter 153 to update the formula used to calculate park dedication for residential subdivisions.

Amend Table A in Chapter 154 to increase the maximum building height in the Multiple-Family Residential District (R-4).

The hearing will be held on Tuesday December 8th, 2020 at approximately 6:30 p.m. or shortly thereafter at the Jordan City Council Chambers, located at 116 East First Street in the City of Jordan, Minnesota.

Questions regarding this request may be directed to the City of Jordan City offices, 210 East First Street, Jordan, MN 55352: phone 952-492-2535.

Full documentation of the proposed ordinance is available upon request during regular office hours.

All interested persons are encouraged to present their view in writing to the email publiccomments@jordanmn.gov. If necessary, accommodations can be made to allow applicants to present comment orally.

 

 

Public Hearing on a Request to Extend the Phasing Plan for 10th-13th Additions of the Bridle Creek Subdivision

CITY OF JORDAN

COUNTY OF SCOTT

STATE OF MINNESOTA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON A REQUEST TO EXTEND THE PHASING PLAN FOR THE 10TH-13TH ADDITIONS OF THE BRIDLE CREEK SUBDIVISION BY AMENDING THE PUD AGREEMENT BETWEEN BRIDLE CREEK OF JORDAN II, LLC AND THE CITY OF JORDAN

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the City of Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota, will conduct a public hearing to accept public input on a request by Bridle Creek of Jordan II, LLC to extend the phasing plan for the 10th-13th additions in its PUD agreement with the City of Jordan.

The hearing will be held on Tuesday December 8th, 2020 at approximately 6:30 p.m. or shortly thereafter at the Jordan City Council Chambers, located at 116 East First Street in the City of Jordan, Minnesota.

Questions regarding this request may be directed to the City of Jordan City offices, 210 East First Street, Jordan, MN 55352: phone 952-492-2535.

Full documentation of the proposed resolution is available upon request during regular office hours.

All interested persons are encouraged to present their view in writing to the email publiccomments@jordanmn.gov. If necessary, accommodations can be made to allow applicants to present comment orally.

 

Notice of Second Reading for Ordinance 2020-07

CITY OF JORDAN

COUNTY OF SCOTT

STATE OF MINNESOTA

 NOTICE OF SECOND READING OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE 2020-07, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CITY CODE CHAPTER 154 ZONING, TO ALLOW A TOWING SERVICE WITH OUTDOOR VEHICLE STORAGE AS A CONDITIONAL USE IN THE HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL (C-3) ZONING DISTRICT

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota, will hold a second reading and vote on draft Ordinance 2020-07. The draft ordinance will amend City Code Chapter 154 Zoning, to allow a towing service with outdoor vehicle storage as a conditional use in the Highway Commercial (C-3) Zoning District.

The vote will occur at the December 7, 2020 meeting at 6:30 p.m. or shortly thereafter, at the Jordan City Council Chambers, located at 116 East First Street in the City of Jordan, Minnesota.

A copy of the full proposed amendment is posted at the City of Jordan City Offices, 210 East First Street, Jordan, MN  55352, and is available here

Questions regarding the proposed ordinance may be directed to the City of Jordan City Offices at 952-492-2535. All interested persons are encouraged to present their view in writing to the email publiccomments@jordanmn.gov. If necessary, accommodations can be made to allow applicants to present comment orally.

Dated: 11/24/2020

Public Hearing on Request for Interim Use Permit to Allow for Gravel Off-Street Parking Lot as a Principal Use in the C-2 District

CITY OF JORDAN
COUNTY OF SCOTT
STATE OF MINNESOTA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON A REQUEST FOR AN INTERIM USE PERMIT TO ALLOW FOR A GRAVEL OFF-STREET PARKING LOT AS A PRINCIPAL USE IN THE C-2

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the City of Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota, will hold a public hearing to consider a request for an interim use permit to allow for a gravel parking lot as a principal use at 210 Broadway Street North. The hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 at approximately 6:30 p.m. The purpose of the public hearing is to accept input on the following request:

Request: Approval of an Interim Use Permit to allow for a gravel parking lot as a principal use.

Location: 210 Broadway Street North, Jordan, MN 55352

Legal Description: Lots 6-10, Block 13, City of Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota

Applicant/Address: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church | 313 E. 2nd Street, Jordan, MN

All interested persons may appear at the hearing and present their view. Interested persons are encouraged to provide written input in advance of the meeting by email to nfuerst@jordanmn.gov. Input in advance may also be provided by phone to 952-492-2535 or in writing a minimum 24 hours in advance of the meeting to the City of Jordan City offices, 210 East First Street, Jordan, MN 55352. Written comments received in advance are preferred.

Notice of Second Reading of Proposed Ordinance 2020-06

CITY OF JORDAN

COUNTY OF SCOTT

STATE OF MINNESOTA

 NOTICE OF SECOND READING OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE 2020-06, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CITY CODE CHAPTER 90 NUISANCES; HEALTH AND SAFETY BY AMENDING SECTIONS 90.001 – 90.011 and 90.999

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota, will hold a second reading and vote on draft Ordinance 2020-06. The draft ordinance will amend City Code Chapter 90 Nuisances; Health and Safety to provide consistency with Scott County Regulations for nuisances and remediation of public health nuisances.

The vote will occur at the October 19, 2020 meeting at 6:30 p.m. or shortly thereafter, at the Jordan City Council Chambers, located at 116 East First Street in the City of Jordan, Minnesota.

A copy of the full proposed amendment is posted at the City of Jordan City Offices, 210 East First Street, Jordan, MN  55352, and is available here. A redline version is also available, here. Questions regarding the proposed ordinance may be directed to the City of Jordan City Offices at 952-492-2535.

All interested persons are encouraged to present their view in writing to the email publiccomments@jordanmn.gov. If necessary, accommodations can be made to allow applicants to present comment orally.

Dated: 10/8/2020

Public Hearing and First Reading of Ordinance 2020-04 Amending the City Code Chapter 154 To Correct Inconsistencies and Improve Clarity

CITY OF JORDAN

COUNTY OF SCOTT

STATE OF MINNESOTA

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE 2020-04 TO AMEND CHAPTER 154 OF THE JORDAN CITY CODE TO CORRECT INCONSISTENCIES AND IMPROVE CLARITY.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota, will vote on the proposed Ordinance 2020-04, correcting inconsistencies and formatting in Chapter 154.

The proposed amendments address the following City Code Sections:

  • Chapter 154.20 Definitions
  • Chapter 154.046 Zoning Amendment
  • Chapter 154.170 General Industrial District (I-2)
    • 154.173 Conditional Uses
    • 154.175 Permitted Accessory Uses
    • 154.177 Design and Performance Standards
  • Chapter 154.370 Home Occupations
    • 154.373 Process
    • 154.374 Permitted Home Occupation Regulations
    • 154.375 General Provisions

The vote will occur at the October 5, 2020 meeting at 6:30 p.m. or shortly thereafter, at the Jordan City Council Chambers, located at 116 East First Street in the City of Jordan, Minnesota

Questions regarding the proposed ordinance may be directed to the City of Jordan City offices, 210 East First Street, Jordan, MN 55352: phone 952-492-2535. Full documentation of the proposed ordinance is available upon request during regular office hours.

Public Hearing and Second Reading of Ordinance 2020-05 Amending the City Code Governing Tobacco and Electronic Device Regulations

CITY OF JORDAN

COUNTY OF SCOTT

STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED ORDINANCE 2020-05 AMENDING SECTIONS 113.01-113.03, 113.05-113.08, and 113.99 OF THE CITY CODE GOVERNING TOBACCO AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE REGULATIONS

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota, will hold a public hearing to accept public input and vote on draft Ordinance 2020-05. The draft ordinance will amend City Code Sections 113.01-113.03, 113.05-113.08, and 113.99 to increase the age to purchase, possess, and use tobacco, tobacco products, tobacco-related devices, electronic delivery devices, and nicotine or lobelia delivery products to 21 years of age.

The public hearing will be conducted on Monday September 21, 2020 at approximately 6:30 p.m. at the Jordan City Council Chambers, located at 116 East First Street in the City of Jordan, Minnesota. The purpose of the public hearing is to accept input on the proposed ordinance amendment. The City Council will then vote on the proposed Ordinance 2020-05 after the public hearing.

Questions regarding the proposed ordinance may be directed to the City of Jordan City offices, 210 East First Street, Jordan, MN 55352: phone 952-492-2535. A copy of the ordinance is available here.

All interested persons are encouraged to present their view in writing to the email publiccomments@jordanmn.gov. If necessary, accommodations can be made to allow applicants to present comment orally.

Dated: 9/11/2020

 

2021 City of Jordan Roundabout Center Design Survey

The intersection of Highway 282 & Creek Lane will be reconstructed with a new roundabout in 2021. The City is interested in the public’s input on the landscaping within and surrounding the roundabout. Responses to the following questions will be provided to the City Council who will provide direction to project designers in consideration of this input and the City’s budget.

Please take a few moments to take our survey below.

Survey Click Here!

 

Pedestrian Safety Memo

 

 

Press Release: Mayor’s Proclamation of Mayor Ron Jabs Week in the City of Jordan

Press Release:

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Jordan, MN. – At its regularly scheduled City Council Meeting on Monday, August 3, 2020, the Jordan City Council unanimously approved a resolution to proclaim the week of August 9 through August 15 to be Mayor Ron Jabs Week in the City of Jordan.

City Council members shared fond memories and valued lessons taught by former City Council member, Mayor, and Economic Development Authority Chair Ronald Jabs.  During his many years of public service, Mayor Jabs made many lasting contributions to the City of Jordan. Mayor Velishek read the Proclamation aloud to those observing the meeting in person and online. A copy of the proclamation can be found at the following link.

Click here to read the Proclamation for Mayor Ron Jabs Week.

Notice: City Clean Up Day is July 25, 2020

Dick’s Sanitation, Inc. (DSI) will be conducting the City-Wide Cleanup Day at the new Police Department located at 705 Syndicate Street near the Valley Green Mobile Home Park.  Hours for the cleanup are 7:00 am.—11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 25thDrop-off is only for City of Jordan residents (excluding Valley Green*) and is free of charge.  Sandcreek Township residents will no longer be included in the Cleanup Day.

Items accepted: dehumidifiers, dishwashers, dryers, freezers, furnaces, garbage disposals, humidifiers, microwaves, refrigerators, stoves, trash compactors, washers, **mattresses/boxsprings, water heaters, furniture, batteries, tires, electronics, grills, (lawnmowers and snow blowers   drained of all fluids or they will not be accepted).  List is not all inclusive. 

Items not accepted:  Carpet will not be accepted.  For carpet recycling, visit carpet.brotex.com.

Yard and household hazardous waste will not be accepted.  Household hazardous waste can be taken to the Scott County Household Hazardous Waste Facility located at 588 Country Trail E. For days and times of operation visit www.scottcountymn.gov or call 952-496-8787.

*Valley Green does not contract the services of DSI, and is not included as part of this free service to residents.

** If you’d like to recycle your mattresses/box springs, please visit secondchancerecyclingmn.com.

Consider Running for Jordan City Council

Candidate filings will be open July 28th – August 11th for the four seats open on the City of Jordan City Council.

Open positions are for the Mayor and three Councilmembers. Each position has a four year term beginning in January of 2021.

How to file for office:

To apply for one of the vacancies on the City Council, you must fill out an Affidavit of Candidacy application at City Hall located at 210 E. 1st Street from July 28 through August 11 between the hours of 8:30 and 5:00 p.m. The following criteria must be met to file for office:

    • The candidate must be an eligible voter
    • The candidate has maintained residence in the city for 30 days before the election
    • The candidate must pay the $2 filing fee at the time of filing
    • The candidate is, or will be on assuming the office, 21 years of age or more

The Mayor receives a monthly stipend of $400 and the Councilmembers $300. For more information, please contact Mary Lein at 952-492-7931 or mlein@jordanmn.gov.

Additional Openings:

Planning Commission

There is currently an open term for one commissioner. If you are interested please visit https://jordanmn.gov/city-government/planning-commission/ or contact the Planning Department at 952-492-2535 with any questions.

Economic Development Authority

There is currently an open term for one commissioner. The term of the position is six (6) years. If you are interested please visit https://jordanmn.gov/city-government/economic-development-authority/ or contact Tom Nikunen, City Administrator, at 952-492-2535 or tnikunen@jordanmn.gov.

Notice of Continued City Facility Closure due to COVID-19 update – City Hall opening May 18, 2020

All city facilities will remain closed to the public until May 18; City Hall will open for in-person customer service Monday, May 18th.  

May 15, 2020 – As of Monday, May 18th, City Hall will be opening per the Emergency Executive Order 20-56.  We applied to the State to be allowed to open our DMV to in person customer service and were approved.  To be considered for opening to in-person customer service we have to prepare a safety plan.  Attached is our plan Jordan COVID-19 Preparedness Plan.  Any customers please try to follow these safety precautions that apply to you.  We too need to follow the State guidelines on safety.  This includes limited access and the number of customers in at one time.   Anything that does not need in-person help please try to use our drop box or mail from this like vehicle tabs and water bills.  Thank you, for your patience and understanding.

 

March 30, 2020 – MN Executive Order 20-20 by Governor Walz directed all Minnesota Residents to Stay at Home. This Stay at Home order was extended to May 18, through Executive Order 20-48. All city facilities will remain closed to the public until May 18, the date when the most recent executive order expires. This includes city hall, the fire station, and the police station.

City staff will continue to work in all facilities in a limited capacity to provide essential city services. You are encouraged to connect with city staff through the city website, by phone and by email. If you have business that is time-sensitive and must be conducted in person, call (952) 492-2535 to make an appointment. City staff will do their best to accommodate your request.

The City of Jordan has been working with local, county, and state partners to help protect the health and wellness of both the community and employees during the rapidly changing coronavirus outbreak. As transmission has changed in Minnesota from travel-related to community spread, the city is making these changes while still ensuring it can provide essential services to residents.

Visit http://jordanmn.gov/covid-19-response/   to learn more about the City’s response to CODIV-19.

Second Reading of Ordinance 2020-02 Amending Jordan 2020 Fee Schedule

CITY OF JORDAN

COUNTY OF SCOTT

STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE 2020-02 TO AMEND THE CITY OF JORDAN 2020 FEE SCHEDULE:

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Jordan, Scott County, Minnesota, will vote on the proposed ordinance amendment for the City of Jordan’s Ordinance 2020-02.

  The amendment increases the fee for lawn mowing and establishes administrative citation fees associated with enforcement of the Residential Rental Licensing and Inspection Ordinance, Jordan City Code Chapter 124.

The vote will occur at the May 18, 2020 meeting at 6:30 p.m. or shortly thereafter, at the Jordan City Council Chambers, located at 116 East First Street in the City of Jordan, Minnesota.

A copy of the full proposed amendment is posted at the City of Jordan City Offices, 210 East First Street, Jordan, MN  55352, and is available here. Questions regarding the proposed ordinance may be directed to the City of Jordan City Offices at 952-492-2535.

Date:  May 7, 2020