Council approves land purchase for new Park

On Monday Lebanon City Council approved the second reading on a bill to rezone the 400 block of Texas Avenue from M1 Industrial to RS 2 residential to allow the property owner to construct workforce housing. Council also approved the purchase of real estate in the area of Beck Lane. City Administrator Mike Schumacher explains there are 21 acres involved at a cost of $15-thousand an acre….

In other business, City Council denied an appeal to give a conditional use permit for the owner of 337 LaSalle Street to operate a short term rental in a neighborhood that is zoned residential. Council approved the final plat of Tabone addition, Hartman subdivision, and Oakwood Estates. They also approved a replat of a lot in Twin Valley Estates Council approved the first reading on a bill to repeal Chapter 48 and enact a new chapter 48 related to zoning and property uses in the city limits. Council approved the purchase of two mowers from Fohn Furniture and Lawn and declared 3 mowers as surplus.