AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ELY, MINNESOTA, AMENDING SECTION 10.29 OF CHAPTER 10 OF THE CITY CODE OF THE CITY OF ELY

ORDINANCE NO. 259,2nd Series<BR><BR> AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ELY, MINNESOTA, AMENDING SECTION 10.29 OF CHAPTER 10 OF THE CITY CODE OF THE CITY OF ELY<BR><BR>THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELY DOES HEREBY ORDAIN:<BR><BR>SECTION 1. Chapter 10, Section 10.29 Subd. 3 of the City Code of the City of Ely, Minnesota is amended to read as follows:<BR><BR>CHAPTER 10<BR><BR>PUBLIC PROTECTION, CRIMES AND OFFENSES<BR><BR>SEC. 10.29. NOISE CONTROL<BR><BR>Subd. 2. Noises Prohibited.<BR><BR>L. Radios, Phonographs, Paging System, Etc. No person shall use or operate or permit the use or operation of any radio receiving set, musical instrument, phonograph, paging system, sound amplifying machine, or other device for the production or reproduction of sound in a distinctly and loudly audible manner as to unreasonably disturb the peace, quiet, and comfort of any person nearby. Operation of any such set, instrument, phonograph, machine, or other device between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., except for July 4th in which hours shall be between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., in such a manner as to be plainly audible at the property line of the structure or building in which it is located, in the hallway or apartment adjacent, or at a distance of fifty (50) feet if the source is located outside a structure or building shall be prima facie evidence of a violation of this Section. Section, except, a commercial business zoned C-1 holding a current onsale liquor license may obtain an over the counter permit modifying the hours to between 11:30 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. on July 4th and between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. on the Saturday of the Annual Blueberry Arts Festival.<BR><BR>SECTION 2. Effective Date: Pursuant to Section 3.08 of the Charter of the City of Ely, Minnesota, the adoption of this Ordinance is effective immediately after final adoption and publication.<BR><BR>First Reading: June 5, 2012 Second Reading: June 19, 2012<BR><BR>Adopted this 19th day of June, 2012.<BR><BR>Mayor City Clerk-Treasurer<BR><BR>Publication Date: June 23, 2012 <BR><BR>Newspaper: Ely Echo<BR><BR>ORDINANCE NO. 258,2 nd Series<BR><BR> AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ELY, MINNESOTA, AMENDING SECTION 3.20 OF CHAPTER 3 OF THE CITY CODE OF THE CITY OF ELY<BR><BR>THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELY DOES HEREBY ORDAIN:<BR><BR>SECTION 1. Chapter 3, Section 3.20 Subd. 3 of the City Code of the City of Ely, Minnesota is amended to read as follows:<BR><BR>CHAPTER 3<BR><BR>MUNICIPAL AND PUBLIC UTILITIES -- RULES AND REGULATIONS, RATES, CHARGES AND COLLECTIONS<BR><BR>SEC. 3.20. RULES AND REGULATIONS RELATING TO REFUSE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL.<BR><BR>Subd. 3. Waste Containers. All refuse shall be stored in clean, rust resistant, water tight, non absorbent and washable closed containers, approved for the purpose by the City. Provided, however, that tree clippings may be stored in tied bundles no longer than four feet and lawn clippings and paper may be stored in containers protected from wind and other elements.<BR><BR>A. Waste containers used in the City must be:<BR><BR>1. Made of metal or other suitable material that is not easily corrodible;<BR><BR>2. Watertight, insect and rodent-proof;<BR><BR>3. Kept tightly covered when containing waste;<BR><BR>4. Placed in a manner to prevent them from being overturned; and<BR><BR>5. Maintained in a sanitary safe condition, free of a substance on the exterior that attracts or breeds flies, other insects, or rodents, and free of ragged or sharp edges or other defects that may impede or injure the person collecting the contents.<BR><BR>B. In addition, waste containers for residential dwellings must be:<BR><BR>1. Equipped with suitable handles and tight fitting covers;<BR><BR>2. A size and weight that can be handled by one person; and <BR><BR>3. No larger than 32 gallons in capacity or 75 pounds in weight when filled.<BR><BR>C. Containers not complying with the requirements of this section must be promptly repaired or replaced with ones that do comply upon notice by the City or the collector. Whenever a container is in poor condition, the collector must tag the container with a notice of the defects and the requirement to repair or replace the container. A copy of the notice must be given to the City, and if on the next collection date the container has not been repaired or replaced, the collector must notify the City and discontinue collections from the premises.<BR><BR>D. Public Nuisance. The accumulation of waste that does not comply with provisions of this section, that is not stored in containers that comply with this section, or that has remained for more than one week shall be deemed a public nuisance.<BR><BR>SECTION 2. Effective Date: Pursuant to Section 3.08 of the Charter of the City of Ely, Minnesota, the adoption of this Ordinance is effective thirty (30) days after final adoption and publication.<BR><BR>First Reading: June 5, 2012 Second Reading: June 19, 2012<BR><BR>Publication Date: June 9, 2012<BR><BR>Newspaper: Ely Echo<BR><BR>6/23/2012