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Worthington City Council votes in favor of code change

WORTHINGTON -- City council members voted Monday in favor of a third reading of a proposed ordinance to change city code to allow sewer and water connection to water accessories on L-zoned properties.

WORTHINGTON - City council members voted Monday in favor of a third reading of a proposed ordinance to change city code to allow sewer and water connection to water accessories on L-zoned properties.

This vote followed a first reading March 11 and a s econd reading April 8 . Council member Alan Oberloh voted against the motion each time, and it has passed 4-1.

The change affects only 21 properties, all on West Lake Avenue. Water accessory rules will not change in any other way, including the prohibition on the structures being used for human habitation.

The council also voted 4-1 (Larry Janssen opposed) on a second reading of a proposal to change the zone of the property of Golden Horizons Assisted Living to allow a 16-unit memory care facility.

Unanimous decisions included:

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  • Appointment of Mark Vis to the planning commission to replace Bob Bristow.
  • The first reading of an ordinance to allow ATV regulations.
  • A call for bids on the 10th Avenue Bridge project.
  • Approval of a request for site preparation assistance.

For more of this story, see Wednesday's print edition and dglobe.com.

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