City of Madison to look at regulations for ATV’s and Dirt Bikes

The City of Madison will hold a First Reading of an ordinance to regulate ATV’s and dirt bikes, at their meeting tonight. The ordinance would specify that ATVs or dirt bike’s must remain at least 50 feet from any adjoining or adjacent property line, and must remain at least 100 feet from an off-site residential dwelling. It also would prohibit the recreational use of an ATV or dirt bike for between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 8:00a.m. There would also be limitations set regarding speed, dust, and the use of ATV’s or dirt bikes in environmentally sensitive areas, such as streams, creeks, waterways, drainage ways, wetlands, erosion-sensitive areas.

Also at the meeting, commissioners will hold a hearing on the issuance of Economic Development Bonds for Dakota State University, and consider approving a Resolution for those bonds. 

There is also time set for discussions regarding the Egan Ave. Design Components. 

The Madison City Commission meeting begins at 5:30 tonight in the Commission room at Madison City Hall.