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UNOFFICIAL ACTIONS

 

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, April 28, 2014

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT:  Gardner
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
- November 25, 2013. -- APPROVED

 

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PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS

 

            *14-0428-01    Minnesota state auditor audit report for Spirit Mountain recreation area authority for the years ended April 30, 2013, and 2012. -- Received

 

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REPORTS FROM THE ADMINISTRATION

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REPORTS FROM OTHER OFFICERS

 

            *14-0428-02    Clerk applications for exempt permits (raffles) to the Minnesota gambling control board from:  (a) Lake Superior Marine Museum Association on November 8, 2014; (b) St. Luke’s Foundation on July 21, 2014. -- Received

 

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REPORTS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

 

            *14-0428-03    Duluth public utilities commission:  (a) Minutes of March 18, 2014, meeting; (b) Resolution requesting that city council amend Section 43-09 of the City Code to reduce the sprinkling credit by one unit per month (14PUC-002). -- Received

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* Listed only, not copied.

 

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REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES

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REPORTS OF COUNCIL OPEN ISSUES

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OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

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RESOLUTION TABLED

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR RUSS       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

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  (TABLED 4/14) -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA PER REQUEST OF ADMINISTRATION

 

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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the consent agenda were enacted by one unanimous motion.

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR RUSS       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

14-0191R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A DECREASE OF $38,372 IN FY 2014 HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM. -- PASSED

 

14-0192R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE OF $38,656 IN FY 2014 HUD HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS (HOME) PROGRAM. -- PASSED

 

14-0193R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE OF $27,866 IN FY 2014 HUD EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT (ESGP) PROGRAM. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FILIPOVICH         (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

14-0197R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF APPROXIMATELY 280 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER IN 43RD AVENUE WEST BEGINNING AT SEVENTH STREET AND EXTENDING NORTHERLY, AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $76,650, AND TO ASSESS THE COSTS THEREOF. -- PASSED

 

14-0199R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO A-1 EXCAVATING, INC., FOR THE HIDDEN VALLEY WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT PHASE I IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,178,511.10. -- PASSED

 

14-0200R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY FROM DEDA FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES. -- PASSED

 

14-0201R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO VEIT & CO., INC. FOR THE SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD REALIGNMENT AND SLOPE REPAIRS IN THE AMOUNT OF $372,999. -- PASSED

 

14-0203R - 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 $116,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $609,000. -- PASSED

 

14-0206R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTAMINATION CLEANUP GRANT APPLICATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $225,000 TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELATING TO CITY PROPERTY LOCATED AT 40TH AVENUE EAST AND JAY STREET AND COMMITTING A LOCAL MATCH IN THE AMOUNT OF $75,000. -- PASSED

 

14-0207R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR DISPOSAL OF EXCESS FILL MATERIALS FROM THE HIGHLAND STREET CONSTRUCTION PROJECT ON CITY PROPERTY. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE     (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

14-0194R - RESOLUTION TO RESCIND THE DESIGNATION AND ESTABLISHMENT AS ONE WAY STREETS THOSE PARTS OF SECOND AND THIRD AVENUES WEST FROM MICHIGAN STREET TO SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED

 

14-0195R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH NO PARKING ON BOTH SIDES OF SECOND AVENUE WEST FROM MICHIGAN STREET TO SUPERIOR STREET, AND THIRD AVENUE WEST FROM I-35 FRONTAGE ROAD TO SUPERIOR STREET, AND MICHIGAN STREET FROM SECOND AVENUE WEST TO THIRD AVENUE WEST. -- PASSED

 

14-0196R - RESOLUTION CHANGING THE LOWER SIDE OF MICHIGAN STREET FROM SECOND AVENUE WEST TO THIRD AVENUE WEST FROM METERED PARKING TO BUS PARKING. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR LARSON  (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

14-0198R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A 99 YEAR LEASE AGREEMENT WITH MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR PROPERTY ON THE 900 BLOCK OF EAST SUPERIOR STREET FOR THE RELOCATION OF THE HISTORIC LEIF ERIKSON VIKING SHIP. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR JULSRUD            (FINANCE)

 

14-0202R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR MAY 1, 2014, TO APRIL 30, 2015, IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,063,076 FOR THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR LARSON  (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

14-0205R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ALLOCATE $80,000 FROM THE TOURISM TAX FUND BALANCE TO THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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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)

 

14-020-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE LINCOLN PARK NEIGHBORHOOD TO GRAND AVENUE DEVELOPMENT LLC FOR $43,400. -- 1st READING

 

14-022-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF DULUTH TO WISCONSIN CENTRAL LTD. (“CANADIAN NATIONAL”) FOR $10,500. -- 1st READING

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FILIPOVICH         (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

14-021-O - AN ORDINANCE MODIFYING THE SPRINKLING CREDIT, 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 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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 p.m.

 

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