- Public Notices
February 21, 2023
Ordinance Establishing Backyard Chickens
The City Council approved its second reading of Ordinance No.010, 4th Series, "An Ordinance enforcing the keeping of chicken in R-1 Residential Zoning Districts." The ordinance establishing regulations for allowing backyard chickens within the city limits of St. James, MN.
Chicken Keeping License Application
March 29, 2023
Important Information Regarding Property Assessments
This may affect your 2024 property taxes.
The Board of Appeal and Equalization for the City of St. James will meet on Tuesday, April 25, at 1:00pm in the County Commissioner’s Room. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.
If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concerns. If you disagree with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local Board of Appeal and Equalization. The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed. Generally, you must appeal to the local board before appealing to the county Board of Appeal and Equalization.
April 4, 2023
Council approves "No Mow May"
This program will be a pilot program for 2023 to determine the interest and respond from residents.
APRIL 21, 2023
NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF ST. JAMES UPON RECOMMENDATION OF THE ST. JAMES CHARTER COMMISSION PURSUANT TO M.S.A CHAPTER 410.12, SUBD. 7
Under Minnesota state law cities must provide a 10-day notice of proposed ordinances. The law applies to new proposed ordinances and proposed amendments to existing ordinances.
Ordinances for consideration by the City Council are listed below.
Proposed Ordinance Amending the City Charter
May 2, 2023
NOTICE OF SUMMARY PUBLICATION ORDINANCES
On May 2, 2023, at its regular meeting, the St. James City Council enacted an ordinance amending the City Charter of the City of St. James upon recommendation of the St. James Charter Commission pursuant to M.S.A Chapter 410.12, Subd. 7, to add additional sale of property requirements, notice of proposed ordinance requirements, property levy requirements, charter commission requirements, and reporting requirements by city staff, and to amend ward districts and grammatical errors to establish the complete text of the Home Rule City Charter. The specific title of the ordinance enacted was: “AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF ST. JAMES UPON RECOMMENDATION OF THE ST. JAMES CHARTER COMMISSION PURSUANT TO M.S.A CHAPTER 410.12, SUBD. 7.” The full ordinance is available to the public for inspection at the City Clerk’s Office, 1205 6th Ave S, St. James, MN 56081 during the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Thursday and 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM on Friday.