ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, July 12, 2004
 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR NESS

(FINANCE)

04-0429R - RESOLUTION APPROVING FORM OF TAX BASE IMPACT WORKSHEET. (TABLED 6/28) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-0434R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CITY OF DULUTH TAX ABATEMENT FINANCING POLICY FOR HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS. (TABLED 6/28 FOR 8/2 COMMITTEE MEETING) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

COMMITTEE 3

BY COUNCILOR STOVER

(PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

04-0442R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC, FOR CONSTRUCTION YEAR 2003 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM OF UMD/CHESTER 3 (GRANITOID) IN THE AMOUNT OF $703,931.75. (TABLED 6/28 FOR MORE INFORMATION) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

04-0446R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING AMENDED GUIDELINES FOR THE I&I PROGRAM. (TABLED 6/28 FOR 7/8 COMMITTEE MEETING) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

BY COUNCILOR REINERT

(RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

04-0265R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 89-0323 ESTABLISHING THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) TO PROVIDE FOR A CITIZEN ADVISORY BODY. (TABLED 4/12) (REPLACEMENT 3) (AMENDMENT 2) -- FAILED 3-6 (Atkins, Reinert, Stauber)

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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)

04-0465R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO GOVDOCS FOR ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION MANAGEMENT AND DOCUMENT DELIVERY SYSTEM IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,500. -- PASSED

04-0471R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MAX GRAY CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF HANDRAILS AT CITY HALL IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,100. -- PASSED

04-0480R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSIONS OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSES OF WIZNER COMPANY (NORMAN'S), 113 WEST FIRST STREET, SCANLON RIVER INN INC. (PIONEER BAR), 323 WEST FIRST STREET, AND LEGACY RESTAURANT, INC. (DULUTH ATHLETIC CLUB BAR & GRILL), 21 NORTH FOURTH AVENUE WEST. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON

(PERSONNEL)

04-0416R - RESOLUTION ABOLISHING SIX OBSOLETE AND INACTIVE JOB CLASSIFICATIONS. -- PASSED

04-0458R - RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING JOHN MORRISON AND APPOINTING DONNA SCORSE TO THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS, REPLACING LARRY SUNDBERG. -- PASSED

04-0459R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING LAURIE DAIKEN TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION, REPLACING MARK HAUGEN. -- PASSED

04-0461R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING GLENN D. PETERSON TO THE SISTER CITY COMMISSION, REPLACING LOIS MAINE. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-0472R - RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,000 WITHIN THE 2000 AND 2003 HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAMS. -- PASSED

04-0479R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO VERIZON WIRELESS FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A 70-FOOT HIGH PERSONAL CELL PHONE MONOPOLE ANTENNA AND ACCESSORY BUILDING ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 825 PARTRIDGE AVENUE OWNED BY TROPICANA APARTMENTS, LTD (VERIZON WIRELESS). -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR ATKINS

(INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)

04-0457R - RESOLUTION ENTERING AN AGREEMENT ACCEPTING $243,233 FROM SENIOR SERVICE AMERICA, INC., TO OPERATE THE SENIOR AIDES PROGRAM FROM JULY 1, 2004, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2005. -- PASSED

04-0482R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, CRIME VICTIM SERVICES, RELATING TO AN EMERGENCY FUND FOR CRIME VICTIMS IN AN AMOUNT OF $3,000. -- PASSED

BY PRESIDENT STAUBER

(COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

04-0456R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY EASEMENT ON PROPERTY OWNED BY LAKE SUPERIOR CENTER AUTHORITY. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 3

BY COUNCILOR STOVER

(PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

04-0463R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT 19568 WITH S.R.F. CONSULTING GROUP, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES NECESSARY FOR ROADWAY AND UTILITY DESIGN FOR THE CITY'S COMPONENT OF THE TRINITY ROAD (TH53) PROJECT, AMENDING THE SCOPE OF SERVICES AND INCREASING THE COMPENSATION BY $152,390. -- PASSED

04-0464R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH R.L.K.-KUUSISTO, LTD, FOR RECONDITIONING OF GRAND AVENUE IN AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $389,870. -- PASSED

04-0466R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH KRECH, OJARD AND ASSOCIATES FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF WEST THIRD STREET IN AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $218,993. -- PASSED

04-0467R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MONROE TRUCK EQUIPMENT FOR ONE DUMP SPREADER IN THE AMOUNT OF $42,493.50. -- PASSED

04-0470R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR THE REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. L6123 OVER CHESTER CREEK ON FIRST STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $50,567.50. -- PASSED

04-0473R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SERVICE ELECTRIC OF SUPERIOR FOR ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS AT NEW TOWN BORDER STATION AND REWIRE THE COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS STATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $50,308.18. -- PASSED

04-0474R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM OF ROBERT DRANNEN IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,084.34. -- PASSED

04-0475R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO GLACIER PAVING, INC., FOR BITUMINOUS SURFACING ON 59TH AVENUE WEST, CENTRAL AVENUE, HIGHLAND STREET AND KENWOOD AVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $121,993.70. -- PASSED

04-0476R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NATIONAL WATERWORKS, INC., FOR RENTAL OF STOPPING EQUIPMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $11,620.95. -- PASSED

04-0477R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NATIONAL WATERWORKS, INC., FOR 34 WATEROUS PACER HYDRANTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,690.63. -- PASSED

04-0483R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN ACCESS AGREEMENT FOR THE STRYKER BAY AREA. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE

(PUBLIC SAFETY)

04-0462R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A ONE-STALL HANDICAPPED PARKING ZONE AT FRONT OF 2414 WEST SECOND STREET. -- PASSED

04-0481R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PUBLIC CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON JULY 16, 2004, IN CONJUNCTION WITH DOWNTOWN SIDEWALK DAYS. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR NESS

(FINANCE)

04-0484R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING DULUTH LEGACY ENDOWMENT FUND. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

04-0487R - RESOLUTION ENDORSING MILLION SOLAR ROOFS PARTNERSHIP AND AGREEING TO BECOME A PARTNER. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-0468R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 77-217 AND THE SPECIAL USE PERMIT GRANTED TO PIEDMONT HEIGHTS DENTAL ASSOCIATES II, ELIMINATING THE 40-YEAR EXPIRATION DATE (PIEDMONT HEIGHTS DENTAL ASSOCIATES II C/O G.W. HARRIES). -- TABLED UNTIL 7/26; FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORD. 04-044-O

04-0469R - RESOLUTION DENYING A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT REQUEST FROM PIEDMONT HEIGHTS DENTAL ASSOCIATES II TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN PARKING SPACES FOR PRIVATE USE IN THE ENSIGN STREET PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY (PIEDMONT HEIGHTS DENTAL ASSOCIATES II C/O GW HARRIS). -- TABLED UNTIL 7/26 ;FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORD. 04-044-O

04-0478R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 77-217 AND THE SPECIAL USE PERMIT GRANTED TO PIEDMONT HEIGHTS DENTAL ASSOCIATION (PIEDMONT HEIGHTS DENTAL ASSOCIATES II C/O G.W. HARRIES). -- TABLED UNTIL 7/26; FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORD. 04-044-O

BY PRESIDENT STAUBER

(COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

04-0488R - RESOLUTION TO PERMANENTLY ESTABLISH THE THIRD SUNDAY OF JULY (JULY 18, 2004) AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER AS LAKE SUPERIOR DAY IN THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

04-0501R - RESOLUTION RETURNING DEDA TO ITS STRUCTURE AS IT WAS JULY 1, 2002; REPEALING VARIOUS RESOLUTIONS AND RESTATING OTHERS. -- FAILED 4-5 (Atkins, Gilbert, Little, Stauber)

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-044-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO PIEDMONT HEIGHTS DENTAL ASSOCIATES II A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN PARKING SPACES FOR PRIVATE USE IN THE ENSIGN STREET PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY (PIEDMONT HEIGHTS DENTAL ASSOCIATES II, C/O GW HARRIS). -- 1st READING

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:

COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR NESS

(FINANCE)

04-038-O - AN ORDINANCE ADDING A NEW ARTICLE XXXI TO CHAPTER 2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE PERTAINING TO TAX BASE IMPACT STATEMENT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

04-040-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 41-32 OF THE CITY CODE RELATING TO THE AWARD OF CONTRACTS NOT SUBJECT TO THE COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS, INCREASING THE LIMITATION AMOUNT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON

(PERSONNEL)

04-042-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 6627 AND DULUTH CITY CODE PERTAINING TO PARKING CAMPER TRAILERS AND RECREATION VEHICLES. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 5-4 (Little, Ness, Reinert, Stover)

COMMITTEE 2

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT

(PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

04-035-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RECONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY IN HARBORVIEW TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

BY COUNCILOR ATKINS AND STEWART

04-043-O - AN ORDINANCE INCREASING TAXI FARES, AMENDING SECTION 47-33 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- PASSED 8-1 (Gilbert)

BY PRESIDENT STAUBER

(COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

04-036-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE LICENSING OF RENTAL PROPERTIES; AMENDING CITY CODE SECTION 29A-32. (REPLACEMENT) -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

COMMITTEE 3

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE

(PUBLIC SAFETY)

04-037-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 33, ARTICLE XVII, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGULATING WRECKER SERVICES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

04-041-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CHARGING OF FEES FOR PARTICIPATION IN DULUTH JUSTICE AND DEFERRAL PROGRAM. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

BY COUNCILORS LITTLE AND STEWART

04-039-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE REGULATIONS FOR THE DEMOLITION OF HAZARDOUS BUILDINGS; AMENDING SECTIONS 10-3 AND 10-5 AND REPEALING IN ITS ENTIRETY SECTION 10-7 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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