CITY OF CLOQUET

COUNTY OF CARLTON

STATE OF MINNESOTA

RESOLUTION NO. 19-27

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PUBLICATION OF A SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 479A, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING DESIGNATED SECTIONS OF THE CITY CODE REGARDING THE REGULATION AND LICENSING OF PAWNBROKERS

WHEREAS, The City Council of the City of Cloquet has duly adopted Ordinance No. 479A, An Ordinance Amending Designated Sections of the City Code Regarding the Regulation and Licensing of Pawnbrokers.

WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes 412.191 requires that ordinances shall be published at least once in the official newspaper; and

WHEREAS, The City Council has determined that the cost of publishing an entire section of the code as proposed to be adopted by the City Council would be extremely expensive given the number of pages to be published; and

WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes 412.191, Subd. 4, authorizes a municipality to publish only the title and a summary of lengthy ordinances or ordinances which contain charts or maps if the City Council determines that such publications would clearly inform the public of the intent and effect of the ordinance; and

WHEREAS, It is the intent of the City Council to act in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws, to inform the public of changes in municipal laws, and to remain responsible financially with public funds.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CLOQUET, MINNESOTA, Hereby authorizes the publication of a summary of Ordinance No. 479A; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a copy of Ordinance No. 479A shall be available for public viewing online at www.cloquetmn.gov, City Hall and at the Cloquet Public Library for a period of not less than thirty (30) days from the date of publication; and

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the summary published in the official newspaper shall be in the following form:

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

NOTICE OF SUMMARY

PUBLICATION OF ORDINANCE

On April 2, 2019, at its regular meeting, the Cloquet City Council adopted Ordinance No. 479A, a 4 page ordinance which authorizes the Cloquet Police Department to implement LeadsOnline with the local pawn shop to regulate pawn transactions by tracking, locating and recovering stolen items and investigate suspects using the LeadsOnline database. The amendment also includes changes to redirect the transaction fees currently going to Minneapolis APS (Automated Property System) to the City of Cloquet to help offset the cost of the LeadsOnline service. The specific title of the ordinance is "AN ORDINANCE AMENDING DESIGNATED SECTIONS OF THE CLOQUET CITY CODE REGARDING THE REGULATION AND LICENSING OF PAWNBROKERS. The full ordinance is available to the public for inspection online at www.cloquetmn.gov, or during regular office hours at the Cloquet Public Library or at Cloquet City Hall.

CITY OF CLOQUET

By: Roger Maki

Its Mayor

ATTEST:

Aaron Reeves

Its City Administrator

PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CLOQUET THIS 2nd DAY OF APRIL 2019.

Roger Maki, Mayor

ATTEST:

Aaron Reeves, City Administrator

Pine Journal: April 11, 2019 #2741364