ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, May 24, 2004
 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT: Councilor Stewart

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

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 5/10) (AMENDMENT) -- RETABLED FOR MORE INFORMATION

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 ON 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 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 NESS

(FINANCE)

04-0363R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF FULL DEVELOPMENT OF NORTHRIDGE ESTATES. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR STEWART

(PURCHASING & LICENSING)

04-0351R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH LHB ENGINEERS & ARCHITECTS FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN ENGINEERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE CITY HALL HEATING AND COOLING STUDY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,244. -- PASSED

04-0358R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2:00 A.M. CLOSING LICENSE FOR GRANDMA'S ANGIE'S, INC., (LITTLE ANGIE'S CANTINA), 11 EAST BUCHANAN STREET. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON

(PERSONNEL)

04-0345R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF GORDON FON AND ROBERT HEWITT TO THE HERITAGE PRESERVATION COMMISSION. -- PASSED

04-0346R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF DEAN CASPERSON AND THE APPOINTMENTS OF MARY E. LYNCH AND ANDREW SLADE TO THE LIBRARY BOARD, REPLACING CAROL KELLEY AND HARRIET J. HALLI. -- PASSED

04-0348R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF TIMOTHY L. MEYER TO THE TECHNICAL DESIGN ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE DWMX-D, REPLACING JAN SIVERTSON. -- PASSED

04-0353R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF CARL CRAWFORD TO THE DULUTH HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-0322R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN OBSTRUCTION OF SIDEWALK PERMIT TO PIZZA LUCE' III, INC. - A&L DEVELOPMENT, INC., FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 11 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED

04-0354R  - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE CITY OF DULUTH'S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TARGET AREAS. -- PASSED

04-0362R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT FOR THE CONCEPTUAL APPROVAL OF AN APARTMENT HOUSING PROJECT AND NATURAL AREA ON TAX FORFEITED LAND ALONG RICE LAKE ROAD NEAR BLACKMAN AVENUE AND PECAN AVENUE. -- PASSED

BY PRESIDENT STAUBER

(COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

04-0365R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF LAND DONATION IN THE SMITHVILLE AREA FROM GERALD T AND EVELYN MOSCATELLI. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 3

BY COUNCILOR STOVER

(PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

04-0336R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, FOR THE SUMMER MAINTENANCE OF THE CLYDE AVENUE (MUNGER ACCESS) AND RICE'S POINT BOAT LAUNCH SITES. -- PASSED

04-0337R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR THE REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. L8506 OVER AMITY CREEK ON SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD IN THE AMOUNT OF $721,478. -- PASSED

04-0350R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING SEWER BASIN 6 FOR I&I ENFORCEMENT UNDER CHAPTER 43 AND GIVING NOTICE TO AFFECTED PROPERTIES. -- PASSED

04-0356R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHWOODS SAND AND GRAVEL, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF YEAR 2004 STREET IMPROVEMENT OF LAKESIDE LOWER SOUTHWEST 2, IN THE AMOUNT OF $544,491.43. -- PASSED

04-0357R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ULLAND BROTHERS, INC., FOR 5,000 CUBIC YARDS OF WASHED SAND, IN THE AMOUNT OF $52,344.75. -- PASSED

04-0360R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UTILITY SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF YEAR 2004 STREET IMPROVEMENT OF EAST HILLSIDE UPPER WEST 2, IN THE AMOUNT OF $457,429.25. -- PASSED

04-0361R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO RINKER MATERIALS C/O GROEBNER AND ASSOCIATES, INC., FOR 110,000 FEET OF POLYETHELENE PIPE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $33,852.09. -- PASSED

04-0367R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING A VARIANCE FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND TO INDEMNIFY THE STATE OF MINNESOTA IN CONNECTION WITH THE GRANTING OF A MINNESOTA STATE AID VARIANCE IN THE RECONSTRUCTION OF ANDERSON ROAD FROM TRINITY ROAD (TH 53) TO CHAMBERSBURG AVENUE. -- PASSED

04-0368R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING A VARIANCE FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND INDEMNIFY THE STATE OF MINNESOTA IN CONNECTION WITH THE GRANTING OF A MINNESOTA STATE AID VARIANCE IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF ARTHUR AVENUE BETWEEN GARFIELD AVENUE AND PORT TERMINAL ROAD. -- PASSED

04-0369R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING A VARIANCE FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND INDEMNIFY THE STATE OF MINNESOTA IN CONNECTION WITH THE GRANTING OF A MINNESOTA STATE AID VARIANCE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AIRPORT ROAD AND STEBNER ROAD. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE

(PUBLIC SAFETY)

04-0343R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH ONE-STALL HANDICAPPED PARKING ZONES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS. -- PASSED

04-0349R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT TO THE GOVERNMENT SERVICES CENTER LEASE AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR PARKING BEHIND GOVERNMENT SERVICES CENTER IN THE AMOUNT OF $130 PER MONTH. -- PASSED

04-0352R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,170. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR REINERT

(RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

04-0341R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) RELATING TO PARTICIPATION BY DEDA IN THE CITY OF DULUTH SELF INSURANCE FUND PROGRAM FOR 2004. -- PASSED

04-0370R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTIONS 04-0228 AND 04-0229 CORRECTING ERRORS IN DOLLAR AMOUNTS THEREIN. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR NESS

(FINANCE)

04-0371R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO INCLUDE $200,000 IN THE 2005 GENERAL FUND BUDGET AS A VOLUNTARY PAYMENT TO THE PROPOSED BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON

(PERSONNEL)

04-0347R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF HENRY L. BANKS TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION, REPLACING JEFFREY JACKSON. -- REMOVED FROM AGENDA

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-0355R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO DULUTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL AND MINNESOTA POWER FOR A WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEM ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 800 EAST CENTRAL ENTRANCE (CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL/MINNESOTA POWER). -- AMENDED & PASSED 7-1-1 (Stauber)

COMMITTEE 3

BY COUNCILOR STOVER

(PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

04-0372R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT OF LAKE AVENUE FROM SECOND STREET ALLEY TO SEVENTH STREET (CITY PROJECT NO. 0087TR) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $1,540,000. -- 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 ON 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 ON TABLE

The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:

COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR NESS

(FINANCE)

04-031-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION AIRPARK IMPROVEMENT BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,000,000 UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND LEVYING TAXES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- 1ST READING

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-030-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 19 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1-B, ONE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO C-2, HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2901 MORRIS THOMAS ROAD (BECHTHOLD). -- 1ST READING

BY COUNCILOR ATKINS

(INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)

04-029-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A LONG TERM LEASE OF A HISTORIC PROPERTY TO THE FOND DU LAC BAND OF CHIPPEWA. (REPLACEMENT) -- 1ST READING

BY PRESIDENT STAUBER

(COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

04-032-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO CABLE TELEVISION FRANCHISE. (REPLACEMENT) -- 1ST READING

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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. (AMENDMENT) -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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). -- PASSED 7-0-1-1 (Little abstained)

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

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. -- TABLED FOR 6/10 COMMITTEE MEETING

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