ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, May 10, 2004

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT -
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - March 22, 2004. -- APPROVED

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-0236R - CITY OF DULUTH JOBZ SUB-ZONE RESOLUTION OF APPROVAL TO AUTHORIZE TAX EXEMPTIONS. (TABLED 4/12 FOR 5/3 COMMITTEE MEETING) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

COMMITTEE 3

BY COUNCILOR REINERT

(RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

04-0263R - RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING VARIOUS ACTIONS TO IMPROVE RENTAL HOUSING USE IN THE CITY. (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 4/12 FOR 6/7 COMMITTEE MEETING) -- REMAINED IN TABLE

04-0265R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 89-0323 ESTABLISHING THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) TO PROVIDE FOR A CITIZEN ADVISORY BODY. (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 4/12) -- REMAINED IN 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)

04-0312R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO GRANDMA'S MARATHON DULUTH, INC., MORSE STREET AND CANAL PARK DRIVE. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED

04-0318R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH DARRYL BOOKER, A.I.A., FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN DESIGN SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE REPLACEMENT OF FIRE STATION #5 (PARK POINT) IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $6,000. -- PASSED

04-0324R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NEW WORLD SYSTEMS FOR GOVERNMENTAL E-MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SYSTEM IN THE AMOUNT OF $580,000. -- PASSED

04-0329R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH MOSS AND BARNETT RELATED TO THE CABLE FRANCHISE RENEWAL PROCESS. -- PASSED

04-0333R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT TO A. W. KUETTEL & SONS FOR ROOF RESTORATION AT FIRE HALL #1 IN THE AMOUNT OF $91,715. -- PASSED

04-0338R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE, ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE AND DANCING LICENSE FROM HOLIDAY INN OF TUCUMCARI (CANAL PARK INN), 250 CANAL PARK DRIVE, TO NORTH SHORE BREW PUB, LLC (CANAL PARK INN), SAME ADDRESS. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON

(PERSONNEL)

04-0306R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF FRANK NASH, WENDY GRETHEN, BARBARA STARK AND JOANNE M. CARROLL TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION, REPLACING NICOLE ELD, HARVEY WINTHROP, B. KEVIN DAW AND GREGORY MEAGHER. -- PASSED

04-0309R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF JULIE MCDONNELL AND ROSIE LOEFFLER-KEMP TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL, REPLACING GLENN L. EVAVOLD AND BRIAN L. FREDRICKSON. -- PASSED

04-0311R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF WENDY A. SJOBLOM, GEORGE C. KIRK AND CHRISTINE A. PENNEY TO THE TREE COMMISSION, REPLACING MARGARET SCHEIBE, TIMOTHY GROVER AND BARBARA KOTH. -- PASSED

04-0313R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED

04-0317R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF JOHN SIMPSON TO THE PARKING COMMISSION, REPLACING NEILL ATKINS. -- PASSED

04-0321R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SENIOR RAMP WORKER. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR ATKINS

(INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)

04-0331R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AFFILIATION AGREEMENT WITH UWS PERTAINING TO ITS LEGAL STUDIES INTERNSHIP PROGRAM. -- PASSED

BY PRESIDENT STAUBER

(COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

04-0330R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE APPOINTMENT OF ROBERT BRUCE AS THE DEPARTMENT HEAD OF PLANNING FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 3

BY COUNCILOR STOVER

(PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

04-0314R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR THE REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. 69654 (OLD BRIDGE NO. L8504) OVER AMITY CREEK ON SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD IN THE AMOUNT OF $515,747.51. -- PASSED

04-0315R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO REPLACE BRIDGE NO. L8479 LOCATED ON ANDERSON ROAD ON MILLER CREEK IN THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED

04-0325R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 02-0302 AWARDING CONTRACT TO L.H.B. ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR BRIDGE NO. L6123 OVER CHESTER CREEK, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $11,970 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $19,741. -- PASSED

04-0326R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 02-0302 AWARDING CONTRACT TO L.H.B. ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR BRIDGE NO. L6122 OVER CHESTER CREEK, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $42,711 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $73,922. -- PASSED

04-0327R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO GROEBNER AND ASSOCIATES, INC., FOR PIPE FITTINGS IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,093.39. -- PASSED

04-0328R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF YEAR 2004 STREET IMPROVEMENT OF DULUTH HEIGHTS SOUTHEAST 2 IN THE AMOUNT OF $936,954.74. -- PASSED

04-0332R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT 2,200 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER IN TRINITY ROAD BEGINNING 280 FEET EAST OF KEYSTONE BLUFFS ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE AND EXTENDING NORTHWESTERLY (CITY JOB NO. 0419SN). -- PASSED

04-0335R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH AMERICAN ENGINEERING TESTING, INC. ($15,000), TWIN PORTS TESTING, INC. ($15,000), G.M.E. CONSULTANTS, INC. ($10,000) AND SERVICE ENGINEERING GROUP ($10,000), TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL FIELD AND LABORATORY TESTING SERVICES, TOTAL ESTIMATED AT $50,000. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE

(PUBLIC SAFETY)

04-0261R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF GRANT AGREEMENTS WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO REIMBURSE POLICE COSTS NOT TO EXCEED $3,500 INCURRED IN OPERATION NIGHT CAP SATURATION PATROLS FOR ALCOHOL IMPAIRED DRIVERS. -- PASSED

04-0271R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A ONE-STALL HANDICAPPED PARKING ZONE IN FRONT OF 414 EAST SIXTH STREET. -- PASSED

04-0316R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY RELATING TO SEAT BELT ENFORCEMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $3,000. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR REINERT

(RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

04-0320R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF $7,800 FROM THE MORGAN PARK - SMITHVILLE COMMUNITY CLUB PURSUANT TO A NORTHLAND FOUNDATION GRANT TO ASSIST IN PROVIDING AFTER SCHOOL RECREATIONAL PROGRAM AND SAFE HAVEN FOR CHILDREN ATTENDING STOWE ELEMENTARY AND/OR LIVING IN THE GARY-NEW DULUTH AREA. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR NESS

(FINANCE)

04-0323R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR MAY 1, 2004, TO APRIL 30, 2005, IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,829,562 AND THE CAPITAL REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT BUDGET FOR THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON

(PERSONNEL)

04-0308R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF TARI RAYALA TO THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, REPLACING BRADLEY BECKMAN. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

04-0310R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF MIKE AKERVIK, HENRY L. BANKS AND ALLAN BEAULIER TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION, REPLACING RONALD D. DEGRIO, JEFFREY JACKSON AND KARL C. WASSON. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-0339R - RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF DULUTH TO AMEND ITS BUSINESS SUBSIDY RESOLUTION, RESOLUTION NO. 00-0333(a) ADOPTED MAY 22, 2000, AS AMENDED, TO ADD CRITERIA AND BUSINESS SUBSIDY REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO JOB OPPORTUNITY BUILDING ZONES. -- TABLED 6-3 (Atkins, Little, Stauber)

04-0340R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING VENDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND CRABBY BILL'S FOR A FIVE YEAR TERM. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

BY COUNCILORS GILBERT AND STEWART

04-0319R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONSENT DECREE IN SETTLEMENT OF LAWSUIT - MCLU V. CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED 5-4 (Atkins, Little, Ness, Stauber)

COMMITTEE 3

BY COUNCILOR STOVER

(PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

04-0334R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO PREMIER COMPANIES FOR PAINTING OF 2,620 GAS METER PIPING THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF DULUTH IN THE AMOUNT OF $36,175.29. -- FAILED 1-8 (Little)

04-0342R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SUBMISSION OF A PLAN OF ACTION FOR THE ELIMINATION OF SANITARY SEWER OVERFLOWS TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

ORDINANCES TABLED

COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR NESS

(FINANCE)

04-022-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; ADDING A NEW SECTION 50-37 TO PROVIDE FOR REGULATORY CONTROLS FOR DESIGNATED AREA DEVELOPMENTS. (TABLED 4/26 FOR 6/7 COMMITTEE MEETING) -- REMAINED IN TABLE

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-020-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; ADDING A NEW SECTION 50-37 TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATORY CONTROLS FOR PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS. (TABLED 4/26 FOR 6/7 COMMITTEE MEETING) -- REMAINED IN TABLE

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:

COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR NESS

(FINANCE)

04-028-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO RENTAL OF MOTOR BICYCLES OR MOTOR SCOOTERS; AMENDING DULUTH CITY CODE SECTION 47-43 AND ADDING SECTION 47-47. -- 1st READING

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-026-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NOS. 36 AND 37 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM S, SUBURBAN, TO R-1-A, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE WEST END OF MIDDLE ROAD (J. HOVLAND). -- 1st READING

04-027-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY IN WEST DULUTH TO PETER OPACK AND TRICIA REESE FOR $25,800. -- 1st READING

COMMITTEE 3

BY COUNCILOR STOVER

(PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

04-021-O - AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO BUILDING SAFETY, AMENDING CHAPTER 10 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE BY ADDING AN ARTICLE X, CONVENIENCE STORES SECURITY SYSTEMS. -- 1st READING

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:

COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR NESS

(FINANCE)

04-019-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $2,486,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL WATER UTILITY UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

04-023-O - AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE YEAR 2004 TRANSFERRING THE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT UNIT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT INTO THE LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-024-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY IN CENTRAL HILLSIDE TO DONALD M. SAMUELS AND ODIE POWELL FOR $15,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

04-025-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH TO EXERCISE POWERS UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, CHAPTER 462C, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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