ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, November 8, 2004

 

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

 

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR NESS                                        (FINANCE)


04-0682R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2005. (TABLED 10/12) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


04-0705R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING REIMBURSEMENT FROM DEDA FOR BAYWALK CONSTRUCTION EXPENSES RELATING TO BUILDING N IN THE AMOUNT OF $298,900, AUTHORIZING A BAYWALK EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH BUILDING N, INC., AND REPEALING RESOLUTION 04-0039. (TABLED 10/25) -- PASSED 6-3 (Gilbert, Little, Ness)


04-0714R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS, INC., FOR BAYWALK EXTENSION, IN THE AMOUNT OF $168,000. (TABLED 10/25) -- PASSED 6-3 (Gilbert, Little, Ness)


04-0726R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA RESOLUTION 04D-92 AUTHORIZING DEDA CONDEMNATION OF LOTS 44, 46 AND 48, WEST THIRD STREET, DULUTH PROPER FIRST DIVISION, FOR CREATION OF A RESIDENTIAL FACILITY FOR CHRONIC ALCOHOLICS. (TABLED 10/25) -- PASSED 7-2 (Atkins, Reinert)

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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)


04-0734R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF $4,045,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION SEWER UTILITY REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2004D, AND $1,355,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2004E. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


04-0743R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UNITED ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR QL INDUCTION LIGHTING SYSTEM IN THE AMOUNT OF $62,136.36. -- PASSED

 

04-0748R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE TO GREATER TWIN CITIES AREA MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD. -- PASSED

 

04-0749R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO DULUTH AMATEUR YOUTH BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


04-0736R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SENIOR PROGRAMS DIRECTOR INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PARKS AND RECREATION OFFICE AND SENIOR PROGRAMS; AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


04-0744R - RESOLUTION VACATING PORTIONS OF THE UTILITY EASEMENT IN THE ALLEY BETWEEN EAST FOURTH STREET AND EAST FIFTH STREET, FROM 22ND AVENUE EAST TO 23RD AVENUE EAST (HARLAN AND ANNE HENDRICKSON). -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


04-0727R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING SEWER BASINS 25 AND 26 FOR I&I ENFORCEMENT UNDER CHAPTER 43 AND GIVING NOTICE TO AFFECTED PROPERTIES. -- PASSED


04-0738R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF $13,425.94 TO SLCSWCD AS AGENT FOR MILLER CREEK JOINT POWERS BOARD AS LOCAL SHARE OF MILLER CREEK SEDIMENT TRAP PROJECT. -- PASSED


04-0740R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH THE SALVATION ARMY RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION OF EMERGENCY ENERGY ASSISTANCE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,086. -- PASSED


04-0742R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO EPG COMPANIES, INC., FOR SCADA TELEMETRY SYSTEM UPGRADE IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,500. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


04-0735R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 04-0409 AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT A TERRORISM PREVENTION PROGRAM GRANT FOR AN INTEROPERABLE RADIO COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, HOMELAND SECURITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE GRANT BY $3,038 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $308,523. -- PASSED


04-0741R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF 2003 HOMELAND SECURITY CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE, ENHANCED INTERNATIONAL BORDER SECURITY, GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA IN THE AMOUNT OF $149,548 FOR THE DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


04-0708R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH AMATEUR YOUTH BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PROVIDING FOR THE ASSOCIATION’S USE OF THE WASHINGTON RECREATION CENTER FOR ITS PROGRAM ACTIVITIES. -- PASSED


04-0716R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH HEAD OF THE LAKES PROMOTIONS AND EVENTS, INC., PROVIDING FOR THE OPERATION AND USE OF THE LOWER CHESTER ICE SKATING FACILITY. -- PASSED


04-0717R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY CLUB, AN UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATION, PROVIDING FOR THE CLUB’S SHARED USE OF THE RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER FOR ITS PROGRAM ACTIVITIES. -- PASSED


04-0733R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A $5,000 GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR MAINTENANCE OF CROSS COUNTRY SKI TRAILS. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


04-0730R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING RAY KLOSOWSKI TO SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH REPLACING HELENA E. JACKSON. -- AMENDED & PASSED 8-1 (Little)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


04-0745R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A JOB OPPORTUNITY BUILDING ZONE (JOBZ) BUSINESS SUBSIDY AGREEMENT WITH TRUERIDE, INC., EPICUREAN CUTTING SURFACES, INC., LOLL DESIGNS, INC., AND HAWKS BOOTS, LLC. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 8-1 (Stewart)


04-0746R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A JOB OPPORTUNITY BUILDING ZONE (JOBZ) BUSINESS SUBSIDY AGREEMENT WITH FINELI RESTORATION, INC. (REPLACEMENT) -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

 

BY PRESIDENT STAUBER                   (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

04-0750R - RESOLUTION DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 2, 2004. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR ATKINS             (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


04-066-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 9688; CREATING AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICT. (REPLACEMENT 2) (TABLED 10/25) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR NESS                                        (FINANCE)


04-067-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE XXXI, OF DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; PERTAINING TO TAX BASE IMPACT STATEMENT. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


04-068-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 21, AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM M-1, MANUFACTURING, TO R-3, APARTMENT RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY BOUNDED BY FIRST STREET, 25TH AVENUE WEST AND SECOND STREET ALLEY (THARALDSON AND BERGH, ET AL.). (REPLACEMENT) -- 1st READING


04-069-O - AN ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NOS. 28 AND 34, AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1-B, ONE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT, AND R-1-C, ONE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT, TO R-3, APARTMENT RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT, PROPERTY ON THE SOUTHWEST SIDE OF RICE LAKE ROAD, ROUGHLY BETWEEN PECAN AVENUE AND HOMES THAT FRONT ON BLACKMAN AVENUE AND NORTH OF THE UNBUILT DAVIS STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY (MARK LAMBERT/SUMMIT MANAGEMENT, LLC). -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


04-070-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH OLIVER COMPANIES, INC., FOR SALE OF THE WATER AND GAS BUILDING. (REPLACEMENT) -- 1st READING

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