REEDSVILLE \u2013 Council worked on proposed noise and\u00a0 ATV\/UTV ordinances at its Monday meeting.\r\n\r\nThe proposed noise ordinance will include a construction activities section that would prohibit any type of construction or industrial work or repair that, \u201centails the use of any power-driven drill, riveting, machine, excavator or any other machine, tool, device or equipment which makes loud noises within 500 feet of any dwelling, hotel or apartment or other place of residence,\u201d between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.\r\n\r\nThe ordinance would also, \u201cprohibit the operation, repair of servicing of construction equipment and the job-site delivering of construction and\/or industrial materials,\u201d during the same hours.\r\n\r\nDuring the hours of\u00a0 9 p.m. to 8 a.m.\u00a0 power tools, lawn and garden tools, snow blowers, and small power equipment cannot be used.\u00a0 Drums, engine repair and testing, horns and signaling devices,\u00a0 loudspeakers and public address systems will also be prohibited during those hours.\r\nThe ordinance proposes that from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.\u00a0 radios, musical instruments and similar devices cannot be used in a way that creates a noise disturbance.\u00a0 Loud yelling and shouting, whistling, hooting or generally creating a racket on public rights-of- way or public spaces will be forbidden between the hours of 8 p.m. and 10 a.m., under the proposed ordinance.\r\n\r\nCouncil tabled further discussion about the proposed ordinance. \u201cI'll talk to the attorney and see if we should put decibels [sound measurements] in,\u201d Mayor Jason Titus said. \u201cAnd see if we can find someone who would do a decibel reading.\u201d\r\nAt a recent meeting, Reedsville residents who live near a local business complained of the noise. The business is in an area zoned industrial. Council did not say Monday if the proposed noise ordinance is in response to those comments.\r\n\r\nA section of the proposed new ATV\/UTV ordinance discussed Monday would\u00a0 require those vehicles to have a safety decal and permit for each ATV and UTV owned beginning June 1.\u00a0 ATV and UTVs\u00a0 used for farm use will not require a permit but will have to have a farm use tag and a triangle displayed on the vehicle. Council voted to charge $25 for the yearly permit.\r\nCouncil voted to amend the current ordinance after receiving complaints about ATVs, side-by-sides and mini-trucks being driven through town.\r\nThe penalty for violation of the proposed ordinance is proposed to be:\u00a0 For first offenses, a fine of\u00a0 $25 to\u00a0 $100;\u00a0 second offense, a fine of $50 to $250;\u00a0 third and subsequent offenses,\u00a0 a fine of $100 to $500.\r\nIf the parent or legal guardian of a child under the age of18\u00a0 knows the child is operating or is a passenger on a ATV without a helmet, he or she will be guilty of a misdemeanor and will be fined, under the ordinance.\r\nFor a first offense that fine is proposed to be\u00a0 $50 to $100;\u00a0 second offense,\u00a0 $100 to $200;\u00a0 third or subsequent offense,\u00a0 $200 to $500.\r\nCouncil tabled a discussion about purchasing more Christmas lights and purchasing a Taser for the town police officer.\u00a0 Council members want\u00a0 more information about Tasers before purchasing one.