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NOTICE OF SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSA

NOTICE OF SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE OF ORDINANCE NO. 2021-32 OF THE CITY OF HARWOOD, NORTH DAKOTA Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Harwood, North Dakota, at a regularly scheduled meeting on the 6th day of December, 2021, had the question of the second reading and final passage of Ordinance No. 2021-32 before them and duly adopted the same. The ordinance was entitled: AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF HARWOOD, NORTH DAKOTA, AS ADOPTED IN SECTION 4-0202 OF THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF 2006 OF THE CITY OF HARWOOD. The ordinance is for the purpose of rezoning the following-described property from an A (Agricultural) District to an R-1 (Single-Family Dwelling) District: A part of the North Half (N¼) of Section 33, Township 141 North, Range 49 West, Cass County, North Dakota (as platted to be known as the Plat of Northdale Farms First Addition). A certified copy of the ordinance is available for public inspection and copying at the office of the City Auditor between the hours of 8:00-12:00 a.m. and 1:00-5:00 p.m., all days except weekends and holidays. The penalty clause of the ordinance reads as follows: 4-0804. PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION. Any person violating any section of this chapter shall be guilty of an infraction and shall be subject to the penalties set forth in Section 1-0211. Each day such violation continues shall be considered a separate offense. 1-0211. PENALTY FOR VIOLATION. Any violation of an ordinance of the City of Harwood shall be an infraction unless another penalty is specifically provided for the violation in these ordinances, or unless state law defines an offense in language similar to the ordinance as a class B misdemeanor, in which case the violation of the ordinance shall be penalized as a class B misdemeanor. An infraction may be punished by a maximum fine of $1,000. The Municipal Judge shall have the authority to establish the penalty for each infraction which is an offense up to a maximum of $1,000, except for offenses for which a penalty is set by State law, in which case the court must sentence in accordance with State law. Any person convicted of an infraction who has, within one year prior to the commission of the infraction of which he was convicted, been previously convicted of an offense classified as an infraction may be sentenced as though convicted of a class B misdemeanor. If the prosecution contends that the infraction is punishable as a class B misdemeanor, the complaint or citation shall specify that the offense is a misdemeanor. A class B misdemeanor may be punished by a maximum fine of $1,500, or 30 days imprisonment, or both. BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HARWOOD, NORTH DAKOTA. Blake Hankey Mayor (Dec. 29, 2021) 17760