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UNOFFICIAL ACTIONS

 

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, January 13, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

ELECTION OF OFFICERS:  President:  Krug; Vice President Larson 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - June 24July 1 & 15August 12 & 26, 2013. -- APPROVED

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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 BOYLE                                       (FINANCE)

 

14-0009R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ANNUAL BANKING SERVICES WITH BMO HARRIS BANK, N.A., FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL OF $100,000 IN YEAR 2014. -- PASSED


14-0010R - RESOLUTION CREATING A WELLNESS ACCOUNT WITHIN THE CITY’S SPECIAL PROJECTS SPECIAL REVENUE FUND AND COMMITTING CERTAIN RESOURCES FOR IMPROVING THE WELLNESS OF CITY EMPLOYEES. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR HANSON                  (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


14-0001R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR ST. JAMES CHURCH. -- PASSED

 

14-0014R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING RENEWAL OF AN ANNUAL CONTRACT WITH HOLIDAY STATIONSTORES FOR PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF SERVICE STATION FUELS DURING YEAR 2014 FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,200,000. -- PASSED

 

14-0023R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO IRVING COMMUNITY CLUB. -- PASSED


14-0024R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICNESE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE FROM LUCKY BREAK, INC. (HORSESHOE BILLIARDS), 2415 WEST SUPERIOR STREET, TO THE GREENS DULUTH, INC. (THE GREENS DULUTH), 212 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


14-0025R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE INTOXICATING AND ON SALE SUNDAY LIQUOR LICENSE TO OAKWELL’S COMMUTER RAIL, LLC. (ARROWHEAD TAP HOUSE), 4701 GRINDEN DRIVE. -- PASSED


14-0038R - RESOLUTION INCREASING THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE ORDER TO NORTH AMERICAN SALT COMPANY BY $126,454.50, FOR PERIOD OF OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2013, FOR A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $379,363.50 FOR THE SAME PERIOD. -- PASSED


14-0043R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO SFM RISK SOLUTIONS, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN THE THIRD PARTY ADMINISTRATION OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $51,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


14-0022R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF KENNETH D. BUTLER, REPLACING ROBERT PEARSON, TO THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED

 

14-0045R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF LINDA KRUG TO THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE           (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


14-0028R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ADOPTION OF THE AMENDED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM CITIZENS PARTICIPATION PLAN. -- PASSED


14-0029R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2014 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN PORTION OF THE 2010-2014 CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND AUTHORIZING A REQUEST FOR HUD FEDERAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG), HOME PROGRAM AND EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT PROGRAM (ESGP) FUNDS. -- PASSED

 

14-0031R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A REQUEST FOR HUD HOME FUNDS FOR THE 2014 PROGRAM YEAR AND AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS. -- PASSED


14-0032R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A REQUEST FOR HUD EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT PROGRAM (ESGP) FUNDS FOR THE 2014 PROGRAM YEAR AND AUTHORIZING CONTRACTS. -- PASSED


14-0036R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A $644.20 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY GRANT TO REIMBURSE THE CITY OF DULUTH HERITAGE PRESERVATION COMMISSION FOR ATTENDANCE AT THE ANNUAL STATEWIDE HISTORIC PRESERVATION CONFERENCE. -- PASSED


14-0041R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A NINTH AMENDMENT TO THE MIF LOAN AGREEMENT AND A NINTH PROMISSORY NOTE MODIFICATION AGREEMENT WITH NORTHSTAR MACHINE & TOOL, INC., D.B.A. NORTHSTAR AEROSPACE, MODIFYING PAYMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, 2014 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2014. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


14-0004R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO K.A. STEEL CHEMICALS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF 85,000 GALLONS OF CAUSTIC SODA IN YEAR 2014 FOR $155,958. -- PASSED


14-0005R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO THUNDER BAY CHEMICALS, LTD., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF 125,000 GALLONS OF LIQUID ALUMINUM SULFATE IN YEAR 2014 FOR $195,675. -- PASSED


14-0015R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A COUNTY PROJECT WITHIN MUNICIPAL CORPORATE LIMITS FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO COUNTY STATE AID HIGHWAY NO. 89 (57TH AVENUE WEST AND HIGHLAND STREET). -- PASSED


14-0035R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 FOR CITY OF DULUTH SITE AND TECHNICAL ASSESSMENTS FOR SMALL SCALE SOLAR ELECTRIC PROJECTS. -- PASSED


14-0037R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF DULUTH TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT NO. 5268 WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO PROVIDE STATE COMPENSATION FOR MAINTENANCE AND ROAD LIFE CONSUMED BY THE T.H. 35 DETOUR. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


14-0017R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC SAFETY, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $300,813 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE OPERATIONS OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR DRUG AND VIOLENT CRIME TASK FORCE THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2014. -- PASSED


14-0020R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF GRANT FROM MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAINTAINING LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LARSON     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES, & AUTHORITIES)


14-0008R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THREE YEAR AGREEMENT WITH FOND DU LAC BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR CHIPPEWA FOR USE OF SPACE IN WASHINGTON RECREATION CENTER. -- PASSED


14-0012R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A THREE YEAR LEASE AGREEMENT WITH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 709 FOR SPACE IN THE WASHINGTON RECREATION CENTER FOR ITS HEAD START AND EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAMS. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                       (FINANCE)


14-0002R - RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, STATING THE INTENT TO ISSUE AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,850,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SERIES 2014. -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)

 

BY COUNCILOR HANSON                  (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

14-0013R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING RENEWAL OF AN ANNUAL CONTRACT WITH INTER-CITY OIL COMPANY, INC., FOR PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF BULK FUELS DURING YEAR 2014 FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $200,000. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Hanson abstained)

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


14-0021R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING ZACK FILIPOVICH TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION, REPLACING JIM STAUBER. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

14-0042R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE PRINCIPLES OF THE PETITION TO ESTABLISH A HOMELESS BILL OF RIGHTS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE           (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


14-0030R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A REQUEST FOR HUD FEDERAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDS FOR THE 2014 PROGRAM YEAR AS WELL AS APPROVING THE REALLOCATION OF CERTAIN PRIOR CDBG FUNDS AND AUTHORIZING AGREEMENTS WITH APPROPRIATE AGENCIES. -- AMENDED & PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)

 

14-0039R - RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION TO DENY THE APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE BY CHRIS AND LAURA JACOBSON FROM THE SHORELAND SETBACK OF SECTION 50-18.1 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE. -- FAILED 3-6 (Fosle, Krug, Larson)


14-0040R - RESOLUTION REVERSING THE DECISION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION TO DENY THE APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE BY CHRIS AND LAURA JACOBSON FROM THE SHORELAND SETBACK OF SECTION 50-18.1 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE. -- AMENDED & PASSED 6-3 (Fosle, Krug, Larson)

 

BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                      (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


14-0046R - RESOLUTION SETTING BONDING PRIORITIES FOR THE 2014 LEGISLATIVE SESSION. -- 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 BOYLE                                       (FINANCE)


14-002-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $5,745,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL WATER UTILITY UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- 1st READING


14-004-O - AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR YEAR 2013 BY INCREASING THE BUDGET AND APPROPRIATING MONIES FOR THE PAYMENT OF SUCH INCREASE AND REDISTRIBUTING APPROVED 2013 APPROPRIATION. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR BOYLE           (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


14-003-O - AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING THE FORMER CHESTER PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 819 NORTH 18TH AVENUE EAST, AS A DULUTH HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


14-001-O - AN ORDINANCE CHANGING MONTHS FOR SPRINKLING CREDIT TO MAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER, AMENDING SECTION 43-9 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


13-082-O (10273) - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TERMS FOR ISSUANCE OF YEARLY STREET OBSTRUCTION PERMITS, AMENDING SECTION 45-18.1 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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Meeting adjourned at 8:47 p.m.

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