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UNOFFICIAL ACTIONS

 

Monday, January 27, 2014

 

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 JULSRUD                                 (FINANCE)

 

14-0050R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH HISTORIC UNION DEPOT, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $176,800. -- PASSED

 

14-0051R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH GREAT LAKES AQUARIUM IN THE AMOUNT OF $350,000. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR HANSON                (PURCHASING AND LICENSING)

 

14-0061R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO THE MINNESOTA BALLET (CELEBRITY DANCE CHALLENGE). -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR RUSS          (PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

14-0054R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO SELL OR CONVEY CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE SPIRIT VALLEY NEIGHBORHOOD. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FILIPOVICH             (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

14-0044R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT 21698 WITH MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. FOR CONSTRUCTION AND INSPECTION FOR FLOOD 2012 VARIOUS LOCATIONS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $31,052 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $281,052. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

14-0026R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO PERFORM POLICE SERVICES PURSUANT TO OPERATION STONEGARDEN AND ACCEPTING REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION, THROUGH ST. LOUIS COUNTY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $40,628.32. -- PASSED

 

14-0048R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE DULUTH SUPERIOR AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $24,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE CITY OF DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT MOUNTED PATROL. -- PASSED

 

14-0055R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO SHARE THE COST OF A PUBLIC SAFETY GRANT COORDINATOR AND ACCEPTING REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE COUNTY IN THE AMOUNT OF 17,293.75 FOR THE YEAR 2014. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                            (FINANCE)

 

14-0049R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH SISTER CITIES INTERNATIONAL, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000. -- PASSED 7-1 (Fosle)

 

14-0058R - RESOLUTION APPROVING BUDGET AND COST SHARING FORMULA OF MINNEAPOLIS-DULUTH/SUPERIOR AND PASSENGER RAIL ALLIANCE AND AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF CITY’S COST SHARE OF $12,500. -- PASSED 6-2 (Fosle, Julsrud)

 

BY COUNCILOR HANSON                (PURCHASING AND LICENSING)

 

14-0056R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH SUIT, LLC, FOR OFFICE SPACE LAYOUT, DESIGN AND COORDINATION SERVICES FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $45,000. -- PASSED 7-1 (Fosle)

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)

 

14-0059R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A PROCEDURE FOR SELECTING A CANDIDATE TO FILL THE VACANCY OF THE SECOND DISTRICT COUNCIL SEAT OF PATRICK BOYLE. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR RUSS          (PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

14-0057R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN INTERIM USE PERMIT FOR ADAPTIVE REUSE OF A LOCAL HISTORIC LANDMARK AT 819 NORTH 18TH AVENUE EAST (STACEY DIMBERIO). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FILIPOVICH             (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

14-0016R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM FOR WATER STREET FROM 21ST TO 23RD AVENUES EAST. -- AMENDED & PASSED 7-1 (Fosle)

 

14-0047R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 13-0593, ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT, FINE, PENALTY AND OTHER CHARGES FOR 2014, TO AMEND THE MISCELLANEOUS PERMIT - OCCUPY OR OBSTRUCT STREET OR SIDEWALK - BASE FEES PER DAY PER SQUARE FOOT OF AREA. -- PASSED 7-1 (Fosle)

 

14-0052R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE 2012 ROAD AND BRIDGE DISASTER RELIEF BOND GRANT 03787 AND ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE NO. 88547 LOCATED BELOW THE DULUTH ARMORY BUILDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $319,537.20. -- PASSED 602 (Fosle, Julsrud)

 

BY COUNCILOR LARSON     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES, & AUTHORITIES)

 

14-0053R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,000 FOR THE REMOVAL AND PROPER DISPOSAL OF SUSPECTED EMERALD ASH BORER INFESTED ASH TREES. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

 

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FILIPOVICH             (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

14-006-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING PAYING FOR GAS SERVICE EXTENSIONS WITH TWO-TIER RATE, AMENDING SECTION 48-214 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

14-005-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 24-37 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING ABATEMENT OF NUISANCES OR HEALTH HAZARDS. -- 1st READING

 

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                                 (FINANCE)

 

14-002-O (10274) - 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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

14-004-O (10275) - 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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR RUSS            (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

14-003-O (10276) - AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING THE FORMER CHESTER PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 819 NORTH 18TH AVENUE EAST, AS A DULUTH HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FILIPOVICH             (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

14-001-O (10277) - AN ORDINANCE CHANGING MONTHS FOR SPRINKLING CREDIT TO MAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER, AMENDING SECTION 43-9 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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Adjourned at 8:35 p.m.





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