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UNOFFICIAL ACTIONS

 

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, February 24, 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 HANSON (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

14-0087R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH. -- PASSED

 

14-0088R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A BINGO LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER           (PERSONNEL)

 

14-0068R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY COUNCIL TO APPROVE A PAY EQUITY IMPLEMENTATION REPORT. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR SIPRESS  (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)

 

14-0085R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING MONTH TO MONTH LEASE AGREEMENT, NOT TO EXCEED 24 MONTHS, WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR SPACE IN CITY HALL FOR CERTAIN HUMAN RESOURCE STAFF AND RELATED ACTIVITIES. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FILIPOVICH         (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

14-0091R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT FOR THE 2014 STREET PRESERVATION PROJECT AND TO ASSESS A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

14-0096R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PUBLIC CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON SUPERIOR STREET BETWEEN FIRST AND SECOND AVENUE WEST IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DULUTH RUNNING COMPANY’S SHAMROCK SHUFFLE. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER           (PERSONNEL)

 

14-0095R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING COUNCIL MEMBERS AND THE CHARTER COMMISSION REVIEW AMENDING THE CITY CHARTER TO ADDRESS CITY COUNCIL VACANCIES. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FILIPOVICH         (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

14-0086R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH MACQUEEN EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR PURCHASE AND ASSEMBLY OF EQUIPMENT FOR A HYDRO-EXCAVATOR IN THE AMOUNT OF $301,597.35. -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)

 

BY COUNCILOR LARSON  (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

14-0089R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO (AND IF OFFERED, ACCEPTANCE OF) A MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES MATCHING FUNDS GRANT FOR 2.5 MILES OF ADDITIONAL SECTIONS OF MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL, WHICH EFFECTUATES THE DULUTH TRAVERSE TRAIL - CENTRAL PARK (ALSO KNOWN AS THE LOWER SECTION OF ENGER PARK). -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

 

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR RUSS       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

14-011-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING FORM DISTRICT STANDARDS. -- 1st READING

 

14-012-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING FLOOD PLAIN AND FLOOD HAZARD MITIGATION. -- 1st READING

 

14-013-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING CHANGES TO DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS, HIGHER EDUCATION OVERLAY DISTRICT, USE TABLE, USE SPECIFIC STANDARDS, EXCEPTIONS AND ENCROACHMENTS, PARKING, LANDSCAPING AND PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS. -- 1st READING

 

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR RUSS       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

14-007-O (10280) - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE GARY NEW DULUTH NEIGHBORHOOD TO STEVE W. AND VICKI L. VEIT FOR $6,401. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

14-008-O (10281) - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE LINCOLN PARK NEIGHBORHOOD TO JON AAMODT AND JOHN WOODWORTH FOR $11,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

14-009-O (10282) - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT FOR A SLIP RAMP LOCATED IN THE THIRD AVENUE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Hanson abstained)

 

14-010-O (10283) - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN A SKYWALK OVER WEST MICHIGAN STREET BETWEEN SECOND AND THIRD AVENUES WEST. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Hanson abstained)

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:58 p.m.

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