ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, February 2, 2004

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR NESS

(FINANCE)

04-0093R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDED AND RESTATED OPERATING AND REVENUE PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT PERTAINING TO THE GREAT LAKES AQUARIUM. (TABLED 1/26) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

BY COUNCILORS NESS AND STEWART

04-0092R - RESOLUTION OPPOSING USE OF ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES IN THE CITY OF DULUTH. (TABLED 1/26) -- PASSED 6-3 (Atkins, Little, Stauber)

BY COUNCILORS NESS AND GILBERT

04-0089R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA RESOLUTION NO. 04D-12 AUTHORIZING AN AMENDED AND RESTATED OPERATING AND REVENUE PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT PERTAINING TO THE GREAT LAKES AQUARIUM. (TABLED 1/26) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

03-0789R - RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SUPPORT OF LAKEWALK TOWNHOMES PROJECT SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS. (TABLED 11/24/2003) (REPLACEMENT 2) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

BY PRESIDENT STAUBER

(COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

04-0076R - RESOLUTION REFERRING IMPORTANT COMMUNITY HOUSING ISSUES TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION AND A TASK FORCE. (TABLED 1/26) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

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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 STEWART

(PURCHASING & LICENSING)

04-0031R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY PRODUCTS FOR CLASS 5 GRAVEL, CRUSHED ROCK AND WASHED SAND AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2004 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $122,475. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON

(PERSONNEL)

04-0097R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PROGRAMMER ANALYST. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-0094R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT NO. 19302 WITH DULUTH/NORTH SHORE SANITARY DISTRICT EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 3

BY COUNCILOR STOVER

(PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

04-0095R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 03-0616 AWARDING CONTRACT TO FERRELLGAS COMPANY FOR LIQUID PROPANE AND DISTRIBUTION, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $40,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $80,122. -- PASSED

04-0096R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO TECH SALES COMPANY FOR SIX FLOW MONITORS IN THE AMOUNT OF $34,911.60. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE

(PUBLIC SAFETY)

04-0058R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH ONE STALL HANDICAPPED PARKING ZONES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR NESS

(FINANCE)

04-0099R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE CITY'S LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES FOR THE 2004 SESSION OF THE MINNESOTA STATE LEGISLATURE; COMPLEMENTING RESOLUTION 03-0889. -- AMENDED & PASSED 7-2 (Little, Stauber)

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-0102R - RESOLUTION VACATING THE WEST ONE-HALF OF WEST CASCADE STREET NORTHWEST OF MESABA AVENUE (FINNIGAN). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

COMMITTEE 3

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE

(PUBLIC SAFETY)

04-0078R - RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE BUILDING APPEAL BOARD UPHOLDING AN ORDER CONDEMNING FOR HABITATION DWELLING UNITS LOCATED AT 321-23 WEST FIRST STREET, DULUTH, MINNESOTA (PAUL AND MARNE GUTHRIE). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

04-0079R - RESOLUTION REVERSING THE DECISION OF THE BUILDING APPEAL BOARD TO DENY THE APPEAL OF AN ORDER OF CONDEMNATION FOR HABITATION FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 321-23 WEST FIRST STREET (PAUL AND MARNE GUTHRIE). -- FAILED UNANIMOUSLY

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCES TABLED

COMMITTEE 2

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT (INTRODUCED BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON)

04-003-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 29 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-2, TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO R-3, APARTMENT RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED NORTHWEST OF MESABA AVENUE BETWEEN SECOND AVENUE WEST AND WEST CASCADE STREET (FINNIGAN). (TABLED 1/26) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

BY PRESIDENT STAUBER AND COUNCILOR GILBERT

03-063-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 29A-32 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RENTAL LICENSING. (TABLED 11/24/2003) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-007-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE RECONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN PROPERTIES TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA. -- 1st READING

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:

COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR NESS

(FINANCE)

04-001-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 8 OF THE DULUTH CITY CHARTER TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY COUNCIL TO DELEGATE TO ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS THE POWER TO APPROVE CONTRACTS. -- TABLED FOR 2/23 PUBLIC HEARING

BY COUNCILORS NESS AND STEWART

04-006-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING DULUTH CITY CODE SECTION 35-6 AND ADDING A NEW SECTION 45-6.3; REGULATING USE OF RECREATIONAL VEHICLES ON PUBLIC LAND WITHIN THE CITY. (REPLACEMENT) -- AMENDED & PASSED 7-2 (Little, Stauber)

BY COUNCILOR STEWART

(PURCHASING & LICENSING)

04-002-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 35 OF THE DULUTH CITY CHARTER TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS OF THE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD TO FIVE. -- TABLED FOR 2/23 PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-004-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO DULUTH LAKEWALK OFFICES, LLC, A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN PARKING SPACES FOR PRIVATE USE IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF 14TH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

04-005-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH ROBERT D. FINNIGAN FOR SALE OF LOT IN THE CENTRAL HILLSIDE AND DEVELOPMENT OF A CONDOMINIUM DEVELOPMENT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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