The Mt. Pleasant City Council met in regular session last night. The council received an update from Old Threshers CEO Lennis Moore on his organizations 2013 activities.
The council heard a request for a zone change from a resident living on the West Clay Extension. The resident would like to have some farm animals on their property and requested the zoning be changed back to agriculture. The request was sent on to the Planning and Zoning Commission.
The fiscal year 2014 city budget was approved by the council last night. The tax levy will stay at $12.18 per thousand dollars of taxable valuation.
The second reading of an ordinance to establish stop signs at the five t- intersections in Linden Heights passed. The police department has recommended the yield signs at these five intersections with Linden Drive be switched to stop signs.
There were no comments on the first reading of proposed amendment to the junk vehicle ordinance. The council ordinance committee has re-written the amendment after discussion with the full council and citizens in attendance at a previous council meeting.
No comments were made on the first reading of a new ordinance to allow hunting within the city limits. There had been requests from citizens to allow a deer management hunt. Police Chief Ron Archer formed a citizen committee to study the issue. His committee presented the ordinance committee with a proposal that is recommended for council approval.