Recap of Work Session held Monday by the Aberdeen City Council

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- The Aberdeen City Council Monday night held a work session that dealt with three different topics.

The first one dealt with an ordinance that would allow golf carts to be driving on streets in Aberdeen.

City Manager Joe Gaa describes the ordinance.

Aberdeen Police Chief talks about a similar ordinance that’s in place in Madison.

Aberdeen City Attorney Ron Wager talks about the guidelines that needs to be followed if the ordinance would pass.

If the ordinance goes through, golf carts can only be allowed on roads that have speed limits no higher than 25mph.

The second item discussed was the issue of abandoned buildings in the city.

City Manager Joe Gaa goes over what this is ordinance is about.

Brett Bill with Planning & Zoning Board, discuss a survey done with regards to water usage.

City Attorney Ron Wager defines what an abandoned building is according to the ordinance.

No action was taken on the ordinance Monday.

The final topic discussed was an update on a potential two way for Main Street from Railroad Avenue south to Sixth Avenue.

City Manager Joe Gaa talks about the Aberdeen Downtown Association being more supportive now compared to the past.

Gaa talks about working together with the SDDOT especially with the adjusting of traffic lights on South Sixth Avenue & Main Street.

City is looking to do more research on this project before any further actions can take place.