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Re-platting, city building codes up for council approval

Date Published: 01/31/2020 [Source]

The McCook City Council will be asked to approve on second reading turning six residential lots into 12, at is regular meeting Monday, 5:30 p.m. at city council chambers at the City Municipal Building.

Other business the council will address Monday night is the second reading of updated city building codes, with an adjustment made concerning radon control.

The council first approved the updated city building codes at its Jan. 20 meeting. The updates were based on 2018 International building codes and included radon controls were recommended but not required in new construction. Since that meeting, the city was notified by Myra Stoney of the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department that a new law was approved in late 2019 that mandates a passive radon control methods in new construction. The revised city building codes the council will be asked to approve Monday night will include this mandate.

The meeting will begin Monday night with a presentation by Almquist, Maltzahn, Galloway, and Luth, Certified Public Accountants on the City of McCook audit report. A representative will address questions by the council.