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UNOFFICIAL ACTIONS

 

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, April 14, 2014
 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
- September 23 (special and regular), October 14 and 28, November 7 and 12, 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 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. -- PASSED

 

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. -- PASSED

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

14-0127R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF WOODLAND AVENUE AND CLOVER STREET SIGNAL AND INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR HANSON                 (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

14-0148R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR ESSENTIA HEALTH FOUNDATION. -- PASSED

 

14-0149R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO MARSHALL SCHOOL, 1215 RICE LAKE ROAD. -- PASSED

 

14-0151R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO PARK POINT MARINA INN, LLC (PARK POINT MARINA INN), 1033 MINNESOTA AVENUE. -- PASSED

 

14-0152R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE, AN ON SALE SUNDAY LIQUOR LICENSE AND AN ON SALE DANCING LICENSE TO BLACK AT BLUE, LLC. (TAVERN ON THE HILL), 1102 WOODLAND AVENUE. -- PASSED

 

14-0160R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND AN ON SALE DANCING LICENSE TO RED HERRING, LLC (THE RED HERRING LOUNGE), 208 EAST FIRST STREET. -- PASSED

 

14-0161R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LIQUOR LICENSE TO COOL ASIAN BISTRO, INC. (CLOUD 9 ASIAN BISTRO), 308 LAKE AVENUE SOUTH. -- PASSED

 

14-0162R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO GRANDMA’S, INC. (GRANDMA’S SALOON & GRILL), 522 LAKE AVENUE SOUTH. -- PASSED

 

14-0163R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO BENT PADDLE BREWING COMPANY, 1912 WEST MICHIGAN STREET. -- PASSED

 

14-0164R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE OFF SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE FROM D&C LETOURNEAU, 5402 EAST SUPERIOR STREET, TO C&B WAREHOUSE DISTRIBUTING, INC. -- PASSED

 

14-0165R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF STOCK OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF AZTECA’S MEXICAN GRILL, INC. (AZTECA’S MEXICAN GRILL), 2224 MOUNTAIN SHADOW DRIVE. -- PASSED

 

14-0167R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF OFF SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE RENEWALS FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING MAY 1, 2014, AND ENDING APRIL 30, 2015. -- PASSED

 

14-0168R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF ON SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE RENEWALS FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING MAY 1, 2014, AND ENDING APRIL 30, 2015. -- PASSED

 

14-0169R - RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING APPROVAL OF THE CONSUMPTION AND DISPLAY LICENSE RENEWALS OF THE ORDER OF THE OWLS, DULUTH NEST #1200 AND DULUTH WOMAN’S CLUB FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING APRIL 1, 2014, AND ENDING MARCH 31, 2015. -- PASSED

 

14-0173R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH CRYSTEEL TRUCK EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR THE OUTFITTING OF TWO INTERNATIONAL CAB AND CHASSIS UNITS AS PLOW/SANDER TRUCKS IN THE AMOUNT OF $116,216.95.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED

 

14-0174R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 13-0447, AND INCREASING THE 2014 PURCHASE ORDER TO NORTH AMERICAN SALT COMPANY BY $29,580, FOR A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $556,104. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                            (PERSONNEL)

 

14-0180R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE EXISTING CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PROGRAMMER ANALYST. -- PASSED

   

14-0181R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE EXISTING CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SENIOR PROGRAMMER ANALYST. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR RUSS          (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

                                                                                                                                                               

14-0166R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO SELL OR CONVEY CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE LAKESIDE NEIGHBORHOOD. -- PASSED

 

14-0175R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO SELL OR CONVEY CERTAIN PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND UPGRADE OF RAILROAD TRACKS IN CONNECTION WITH CANADIAN NATIONAL’S STEELTON HILL PROJECT. -- PASSED

 

14-0186R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES WITH BARR ENGINEERING COMPANY RELATED TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL SITE INVESTIGATION OF THE FORMER DWP RAILROAD SITE REDEVELOPMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $61,000. -- PASSED

 

14-0187R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH BAY WEST, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING SERVICES TO PERFORM AN INVENTORY ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT PROJECT IN THREE DISCRETE AREAS ALONG THE ST. LOUIS RIVER CORRIDOR INCREASING THE AMOUNT BY $30,711 TO $109,711. -- PASSED

 

14-0188R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE USDA, FOREST SERVICE, NORTHEASTERN AREA, STATE AND PRIVATE FORESTRY RELATED TO DWP SITE RESTORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $400,000 AND THE EXECUTION OF THE AGREEMENT RELATED THERETO. -- PASSED

 

BY PRESIDENT KRUG                      (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

14-0153R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF THE CLAIM OF PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE COMPANY (AS SUBROGEE: PARRISH SILBERNAGEL) IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,832.76. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FILIPOVICH            (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

14-0156R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO HOVLAND, INC., FOR THE 2012 FLOOD REPAIR PROJECT ON WEST BRIDGES IN THE AMOUNT OF $86,410. -- PASSED

 

14-0159R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN THE PHASE I MECHANICAL SYSTEMS EVALUATION OF THE HVAC SYSTEM AT LAKEWOOD WATER TREATMENT FACILITY FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $49,900. -- PASSED

 

14-0170R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO VEIT & COMPANY, INC. FOR LIFT STATION NO. 23 RECONSTRUCTION IN THE AMOUNT OF $239,995. -- PASSED

 

14-0171R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT NO. 22051 WITH LIMNOTECH FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES TO INCLUDE EXPANDED DESIGN OF KINGSBURY AND KEENE CREEKS IN THE AMOUNT OF $58,819. -- PASSED

 

14-0172R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT NO. 22061 WITH BARR ENGINEERING FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES TO INCLUDE EXPANDED DESIGN OF COFFEE CREEK IN THE AMOUNT OF $37,537. -- PASSED

 

14-0177R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO WATTERS & SONS EXCAVATING, LLC, FOR 2012 FLOOD REPAIRS - CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE 69K19 ON TOLEDO STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $251,117. -- PASSED

 

14-0189R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE 2012 ROAD AND BRIDGE DISASTER RELIEF BOND GRAND 03787 AND ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE NO. 69K19 ON TOLEDO STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $306,117. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

14-0145R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, BUREAU OF CRIMINAL APPREHENSION, MINNESOTA FINANCIAL CRIMES TASK FORCE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $29,750 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE MINNESOTA FINANCIAL CRIMES TASK FORCE. -- PASSED

 

14-0155R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DULUTH PARKING COMMISSION REVIEW RESCINDING THE RESIDENT PERMIT PARKING ZONE AROUND DULUTH DENFELD HIGH SCHOOL. -- PASSED

 

14-0158R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH DODGE OF BURNSVILLE FOR THE TAX-EXEMPT PURCHASE OF SIX 2014 DODGE CHARGER POLICE AWD (ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE) VEHICLES FOR USE AS PATROL UNITS IN THE AMOUNT OF $160,896. -- PASSED

 

14-0178R - RESOLUTION CHANGING DRIVING LANES ON LONDON ROAD. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR LARSON    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

14-0182R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING REIMBURSEMENT MONEY IN THE AMOUNT OF $42,002 FROM THE ARROWHEAD LIBRARY SYSTEM FOR THE PURCHASE OF LIBRARY MATERIALS. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR HANSON (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

14-0157R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH BOYER TRUCKS FOR THE PURCHASE OF ONE 2015 FREIGHTLINER MODEL 114SD TANDEM AXLE CAB/CHASSIS UNIT IN THE AMOUNT OF $116,826. -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR RUSS          (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

14-0147R - RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR A SISTER CITIES RELATIONSHIP WITH RANIA, IRAQ. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

14-0176R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A REAL ESTATE PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY FROM THE BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY FOR THE AMOUNT OF $109,800. -- TABLED FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

14-0190R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN FOR THE LINCOLN PARK TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT AS PROPOSED BY THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3

  

BY COUNCILOR FILIPOVICH            (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

  

14-0154R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE, ON BEHALF OF DULUTH STEAM, IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $150,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE BIOMASS COFIRING PROJECT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

  

14-0179R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CROSS CITY TRAIL PHASE II IN THE AMOUNT OF $288,000. -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)

  

14-0184R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 09-0502 AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH SEH, INC., TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE MUNGER TRAIL EXTENSION, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $213,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $706,000. -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

  

14-0185R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO MNDOT AGREEMENT NO. 94505 FOR PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTATION FOR THE MUNGER TRAIL EXTENSION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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                                      INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

 

The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                                 (FINANCE)

 

14-019-O - AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR YEAR 2014 BY INCREASING THE BUDGET AND APPROPRIATING MONIES FOR THE PAYMENT OF SUCH INCREASE. -- 1st READING

 

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD                                 (FINANCE)

 

14-017-O (10289) - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING BEST VALUE PURCHASING IN CERTAIN CASES AND ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES THEREFORE, AMENDING CHAPTER 41 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED BY ADDING A NEW SECTION 41-23.1 THERETO. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR FILIPOVICH            (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

14-016-O (10290) - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY ON RICES POINT TO THE DULUTH SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY FOR $102,747.75. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m.

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