Ordinances – CITY OF FOREST LAKE

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

ORDINANCE NO. 667

AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 664, AN INTERIM ORDINANCE FOR THE PROHIBITION OF NEW WELLS LOCATED IN THE CITYS DRINKING WATER SUPPLY MANAGEMENT AREAS (DWSMA) TO ALLOW FOR THE STUDY, ADOPTION OR AMENDMENT OF OFFICIAL CONTROLS RELATED TO THE CITYS ZONING CODE AND FOR THE STUDY OF POSSIBLE OFFICIAL CONTROLS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CITYS POTENTIAL CONTAMINANT SOURCE STRATEGY AND THE CITYS WELLHEAD PROTECTION PLAN AMENDMENT PART 1 AND PART 2

WHEREAS, the City of Forest Lake (City) adopted Ordinance No. 664, an Interim Ordinance for the Prohibition of New Wells Located in the Citys Drinking Water Supply Management Areas (DWSMA) to Allow for the Study, Adoption or Amendment of Official Controls Related to the Citys Zoning Code and for the Study of Possible Official Controls for Implementation of the Citys Potential Contaminant Source Strategy and the Citys Wellhead Protection Plan Amendment Part 1 and Part 2, on May 1, 2017, and the same was published in the Forest Lake Times on May 4, 2017; and

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 664 was enacted for the purpose and intent of facilitating the Citys study and planning activities related to protection of the Citys drinking water supply systems; and

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 664 was enacted for a period of nine (9) months from the effective date of the Ordinance, which was May 4, 2017; and

WHEREAS, City Staff have completed the necessary study and planning activities related to regulation of well drilling activities in furtherance of the protection of the Citys drinking water supply systems in advance of the expiration of Ordinance No. 664;

NOW, THEREFORE, THE FOREST LAKE CITY COUNCIL ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:

Section One. Repeal. Ordinance No. 664, an Interim Ordinance for the Prohibition of New Wells Located in the Citys Drinking Water Supply Management Areas (DWSMA) to Allow for the Study, Adoption or Amendment of Official Controls Related to the Citys Zoning Code and for the Study of Possible Official Controls for Implementation of the Citys Potential Contaminant Source Strategy and the Citys Wellhead Protection Plan Amendment Part 1 and Part 2 is hereby repealed in its entirety.

Section Two. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon its publication as provided by law.

Adopted by the City Council of Forest Lake this 11th day of September, 2017.

CITY OF FOREST LAKE

By: Ben Winnick

Mayor

Attested:

By: Jolleen Chaika

Deputy City Clerk

Published in the

Forest Lake Times

September 21, 2017

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