Council passes zoning ordinance Tuesday


  The Terry Town Council voted to adopt the zoning ordinance during a special meeting held Tuesday evening at Terry Town Hall.  All three council persons in attendance voted for the measure. Ward II councilwoman Teneil Phipps wasn’t present.

The measure, which includes a residential commercial designation, will take affect 30 days from adoption. The new resolution reads as follows:
 
RESOLUTION NO. 2013-411
 
A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF TERRY, MONTANA TO ADOPT PROPOSED ZONING ORDINANCE NO. 2013-02 OF THE TOWN OF TERRY, MONTANA
 
WHEREAS, pursuant to Montana Code Annotated 76-2-307, the Town Council of the Town of Terry, Montana created and appointed a zoning commission in September of 2011 with the purpose of creating a zoning ordinance for the Town's future as authorized by Montana Code Annotated 76-2-301; and
 
WHEREAS, from September of 2011 to July of 2013, the Town of Terry Zoning Commission worked to prepare a zoning ordinance; and
 
WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Terry, Montana has found the proposed zoning ordinance to meet the established criteria and guidelines set forth in Montana Code Annotated 76-2-304; and
 
WHEREAS, the Town of Terry Zoning Commission and Town Council has found the proposed zoning ordinance in accordance with the goals, objectives, and policies within the Town of Terry Growth Policy; and
 
WHEREAS, at a duly noticed public hearing on November 6, 2013, the Town Council of Terry, Montana considered the verbal and written recommendations and suggestions of interested parties on the proposed zoning ordinance both with, and without, the inclusion of the Neighborhood Commercial district; and
 
WHEREAS, after further consideration and review, the Town Council of Terry, Montana, has determined to proceed with the proposed zoning ordinance with the inclusion of the Neighborhood Commercial district;
 
NOW THEREFORE, the Town Council of Terry, Montana, has determined that it is in the best interest of the Town and hereby passes a RESOLUTION to adopt Zoning Ordinance No. 2013- 02 of the Town of Terry, Montana. This ordinance shall take effect and remain in force in thirty (30) days from the date of its passage by the Town Council.
 
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED this Tuesday, December 3,2013, with the Town Council  of Terry, Montana voting as follows:
 
 
-YEA - 3
 
NAY - 0
 
TOWN OF TERRY
BY: 
 
Ronald G. Kiosse, Mayor

Published December 4, 2013

 
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