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UNOFFICIAL ACTIONS

 

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, December 9, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the consent agenda were enacted by one unanimous motion.

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


13-0597R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF SIDEWALK PATCH 2013. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


13-0603R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE CITY OF DULUTH’S APPOINTMENT OF MATT TRAYNOR TO THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY HOMELESS LEADERSHIP COUNCIL, REPLACING LYNN GERLACH-COLLARD. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0587R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE 2012 ROAD AND BRIDGE DISASTER RELIEF BOND GRANT 04174 AND ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE NO. L8503 ON SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD IN THE AMOUNT OF $170,903.57. -- PASSED


13-0592R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT 21695 WITH LHB, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR CONSTRUCTION AND INSPECTION FOR FLOOD 2012 VARIOUS LOCATIONS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $185,816 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $435,816. -- PASSED


13-0595R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT 21828 WITH LHB, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION AND INSPECTION FOR THE FLOOD REPAIRS OF BRIDGE NO. 88547, ARMORY AT CHESTER CREEK, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $107,861 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $190,762. -- PASSED


13-0596R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO H&R CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR GUARDRAIL INSTALLATION AND REPAIR CITYWIDE IN THE AMOUNT OF $114,033.41. -- PASSED


13-0598R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO KGM CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR THE 63RD AVENUE WEST BOX CULVERTS AT KEENE CREEK IN THE AMOUNT OF $433,725.82. -- PASSED


13-0600R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT NO. 21749 WITH SEH, INC., TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF BOX CULVERTS IN KEEN CREEK AT 63RD AVENUE WEST, GREENE STREET AND BRISTOL STREET, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $68,726 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $207, 529. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


13-0572R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, TO ENABLE THE DULUTH CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO ACCESS A SHARED INTEGRATED CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM KNOWN AS NEMESIS AND DAMION SHIELD. -- PASSED


13-0588R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF REIMBURSEMENT FOR INSTRUCTOR COSTS FOR BLUE CARD COMMAND TRAINING IN THE AMOUNT OF $22,654 FROM THE SPRING LAKE PARK FIRE DEPARTMENT INC. -- PASSED


13-0590R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM TARGET CORPORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,500 FOR THE SHOP WITH A COP PROGRAM. -- PASSED


13-0594R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE AMOUNT OF $285,498 FOR THE 2013 TOWARD ZERO DEATHS PROJECT AND ALSO AUTHORIZING A FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE 2013 TOWARD ZERO DEATHS LAW ENFORCEMENT GRANT AGREEMENT FOR SERVICES BY THE LAKE SUPERIOR TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT TEAM MEMBERS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES, & AUTHORITIES)


13-0599R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH LAKE PARK LITTLE LEAGUE, INC., FOR THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE LITTLE LEAGUE FIELDS. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


13-0601R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING ANNUAL BONDING PLAN FOR 2014. -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA


13-0604R - RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING MONIES TO STREET IMPROVEMENT DEBT SERVICE FUND FROM THE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT TRUST FUND TO CANCEL 2014 DEBT SERVICE TAX LEVY. -- AMENDED AND PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT BOYLE                      (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


13-0611R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH MADDEN GALANTER HANSEN, LLP FOR LEGAL SERVICES RELATED TO GRIEVANCE ARBITRATIONS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $50,000. -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-0589R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH BOYER FORD TRUCKS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF ONE 2014 WESTERN STAR 4800/4900F CAB/CHASSIS UNIT IN THE AMOUNT OF $122,041 (TO BE EQUIPPED IN 2014 WITH A HYDRO-EXCAVATOR). -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

13-0602R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING CITY STAFF REVIEW THE FEASIBILITY OF OPENING CITY TRAILS FOR ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE USE. -- AMENDED & PASSED 8-1 (Julsrud)

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13-0608R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING CITY ADMINISTRATION MAKE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO RAISE THE SPEED LIMIT TO 40 MPH ON ST. LOUIS RIVER ROAD BETWEEN GETCHELL ROAD AND LAVAQUE ROAD. -- FAILED 3-6 (Fosle, Gardner, Stauber)

 

BY COUNCILOR LARSON     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES, & AUTHORITIES)


13-0539R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SECOND AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT 21045, CONCESSION MANAGEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND PROFESSIONAL GOLF MANAGEMENT, INC., EXTENDING OPERATION OF THE ENGER AND LESTER PARK GOLF COURSES THROUGH 2014 FOR $416,160. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN                                (FINANCE)


13-075-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL PARKS FUND LEVY FOR THE YEAR 2014. -- 1st READING


13-076-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2014. -- 1st READING


13-077-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSES FOR THE YEAR 2014. -- 1st READING


13-078-O - AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2014 APPROPRIATING MONIES FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC UTILITIES AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISE FUNDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. -- 1st READING


13-081-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 41-23 AND 41-24 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING PURCHASING LIMITS. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-080-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM RESIDENTIAL-PLANNED (R-P) TO MIXED USE-PLANNED (MU-P), THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 201 CLOVER STREET. -- 1st READING


BY COUNCILOR KRUG                (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


13-079-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 33-77 AND 33-88.2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PARKING SPACES FOR THE PHYSICALLY DISABLED. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILORS GARDNER AND HARTMAN


13-073-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING DESIGNATION OF LOCAL HISTORIC LANDMARKS BY THE HERITAGE PRESERVATION COMMISSION. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fosle, Stauber)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


13-071-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO SCALZO PROPERTIES, LLC, A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT FOR TWO OFF STREET PARKING SPACES LOCATED IN THE EAST FIFTH STREET PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY.  (REPLACEMENT) -- 1st READING


13-072-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING ADAPTIVE REUSE OF LOCAL HISTORIC LANDMARKS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-070-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING DULUTH PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO APPROVE PROGRAMS TO FUND GAS MAIN EXTENSIONS, AMENDING SECTION 48-214 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR LARSON   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES AND AUTHORITIES)


13-074-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 27-6, 27-17, 27-18, 27-21 AND 27-23 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATED TO PEDDLERS AND MOBILE FOOD CARTS AND VEHICLES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

Adjourned at 9:59 p.m. 

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