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UNOFFICIAL ACTIONS

 

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, March 10, 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 GARDNER           (PERSONNEL)

 

14-0109R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECT COORDINATOR, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED

 

14-0110R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF FACILITIES MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED

 

14-0111R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SENIOR FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED

 

14-0114R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE EXISTING CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SENIOR LIBRARY TECHNICIAN. -- PASSED

 

14-0115R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE EXISTING CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF UTILITY OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR. -- PASSED

 

14-0116R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE EXISTING CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF MANAGER, CUSTOMER SERVICES. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR RUSS       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

14-0097R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO SUPPORT THE REQUEST BY ONE ROOF COMMUNITY HOUSING, ON BEHALF OF THE HOUSING RESOURCE CONNECTION, TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA FOR THE AWARD OF FUNDS FROM THE RENTAL REHABILITATION DEFERRED LOAN PROGRAM (RRDL). -- PASSED

 

14-0112R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND THE EXECUTION OF THE AGREEMENT RELATED THERETO. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR SIPRESS  (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)

 

14-0105R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH AND ACCEPT FUNDS FROM ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO PROVIDE MINNESOTA FAMILY INVESTMENT PROGRAM AND DIVERSIONARY WORK PROGRAM EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT LESS THAN $856,315 AND UP TO $102,503 AS A PERFORMANCE BASED ALLOCATION FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2014, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2014. -- PASSED

 

14-0108R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING DEDICATION OF ROAD EASEMENT SERVING PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING AND CHRIS JENSEN HOME FROM ST. LOUIS COUNTY. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FILIPOVICH         (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

14-0034R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA IN THE AMOUNT OF $60,000 FOR PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DULUTH STREAMS PROJECT. -- PASSED

 

14-0092R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT OF UTILITY AND STREET EASEMENTS FROM CCHC MENTAL HEALTH, LLC. -- PASSED

 

14-0098R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO HANCO UTILITIES, INC. FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF APPROXIMATELY 2,000 COPPER GAS SERVICE RISERS WITH ANODELESS SERVICE RISERS AND RELATED WORK AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $786,126. -- PASSED

 

14-0099R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A CONTRACT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES (BWSR) FOR FLOOD DISASTER RECOVERY FUNDING FOR STREAM RESTORATION PROJECTS AS A RESULT OF THE JUNE 2012 FLOODING IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $3,574,828. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE         (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

14-0117R - RESOLUTION RENEWING CODERED SERVICE AGREEMENT (AGREEMENT NO. 22025) AND RENEWING AND AMENDING WEATHER WARNING SERVICE ADDENDUM (AGREEMENT NO. 22026) WITH EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK LLC, INCREASING THE TOTAL COST THEREOF BY $24,500. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR LARSON  (RECREATION, LIBRARIES AND AUTHORITIES)

 

14-0090R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO AMEND AGREEMENT C21880 WITH SRF CONSULTING GROUP, INC., FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MINI-MASTER PLAN FOR HARTLEY PARK. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD            (FINANCE)

 

14-0100R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF MILL AND OVERLAY AT CARVER AVENUE FROM WEST ST. MARIE STREET TO ARROWHEAD ROAD. -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

 

14-0101R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF MILL AND OVERLAY AT PLUM STREET FROM NINTH AVENUE WEST TO SKYWOOD AVENUE. -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

 

14-0102R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLLS LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTIONS OF LIVINGSTON AVENUE. -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

 

14-0103R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF MILL AND OVERLAY AT SKYLINE PARKWAY. -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

 

14-0104R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF STREET RECONSTRUCTION AT OXFORD STREET/LIVINGSTON AVENUE/GLENWOOD STREET. -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR RUSS       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

14-0107R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING CONVEYANCE OF AN EASEMENT FROM PETER SENICH FOR THE WESTERN WATERFRONT TRAIL. -- TABLED FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORD. 14-014-O AT NEXT MEETING

 

14-0113R - RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AGREEMENT FOR LOAN BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $230,000. -- 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)

 

14-014-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE DIRECT SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE SPIRIT VALLEY NEIGHBORHOOD TO PETER SENICH FOR $10,700 SUBJECT TO RETENTION OF AN EASEMENT. -- 1st READING

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE     (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

14-015-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING POLICE CHIEF TO EXECUTE FITNESS FACILITY USE AGREEMENTS WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY SHERIFF’S EMPLOYEES. -- 1st READING

 

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR RUSS       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

14-011-O (10284) - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING FORM DISTRICT STANDARDS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

14-012-O (10285) - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING FLOOD PLAIN AND FLOOD HAZARD MITIGATION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

14-013-O (10286) - 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. -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.

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