Maplewood officials OK traffic enforcement measures, nix skateboard park RFQs

Maplewood city officials will consider these resolutions, and one ordinance at meeting on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. See the full agenda.

Update: All resolutions were passed at the Maplewood council meeting Tuesday evening.  A bill to amend the setbacks for an planned unit development, and create a new lot at South and Yale avenues was tabled.

Resolutions:

  • Niel Suthar will be replacing Dan Kopman on the Special Business District Tax Advisory Commission. Suthar owns Foundation Grounds. Dan Kopman is no longer with Schlafly Bottleworks.
  • Resolution authorizing the city manager to apply for a state grant for $15,000 for selective enforcement of hazardous moving violations at various high traffic locations and to buy two dash-mounted radar units.
  • Resolution to authorize the city manager to reject two request for qualifications (RFQ) the city received to build a skateboard park. City staff failed to send an RFQ to a local contractor that had met with the city about the project in December.
  • Resolution approving a pole sign permit to Raising Cane’s.

Two ordinances on the agenda:

  • Ordinance appropriating/transferring $7,581, to buy eight LED stream-light flashlights, 31 LED duty belt flashlights, 32 illuminated safety cones, 31 reflective traffic safety vests and eight trauma kits.
  • An ordinance amending setbacks for an planned unit development at South and Yale avenues.

See the full agenda here.

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