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Village Board approves sewer, water rate increase PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 00:00

The Holbrook Village Board meeting at the Village office was called to order on September 8, 2014 at 7:30 pm by Chairman of the board, Dale Long.  Board members Kim Helms, Jim McBride, village clerk Kim Hammond, Julie Epley, and village superintendent Ron Brown were in attendance.  Tim DeVries was absent.
The motion to approve the minutes of the August meeting was made by McBride, seconded by Helms. No nays, motion carried.  The claims were read as $30,636.28. Helms motioned to accept claims, seconded by Epley. Motion carried.  
Mickey Thomas from the Village Planning Commission was present to discuss building permits. The first request was made by Max Francis, who was present,  and Julie Wayman are requesting a permit to pull in a trailer and hook up the trailer to the utilities until their house is built. The family hopes to be done with the house in 18 months. Article 18 of ordinances stipulates that mobile homes are not allowed in the village corporate limits except under conditional use. Concerns were raised that the home owners would leave the mobile home on the property after the completion of building. The board agreed to stipulation of provisional use for the trailer house until the time of September 1, 2015. The Village Planning Commission would draw up an agreement. A motion to approve the provisional use if the trailer owner repositions the trailer and within 30 days the water and sewer would be turned on was brought by McBride, seconded by Epley. Motion carried.  
Theron Andrews wants to put a storage bin on the corner Ontario and Swayze streets. The lot would have to be rezoned from residential to commercial. The issue of  having buildings that would encroach on others residents’ properties and the value of the surrounding properties. The bin would hold enough for a truck load of grain; Long offered other locations in Holbrook that would be appropriately zoned for the bin.  The board advised Andrews to confer with the other owner of the property and to present the board with a more detailed plan.  In the meantime, Helms motioned that the two lots be  ...........to read the rest of this story and so much more, subscribe to the Arapahoe Public Mirror by calling 962-7261.

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