ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, January 10, 2005

 

 


ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - September 13, 16, 27, October 12 and 25, 2004. -- APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


04-0778R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE STANDING RULES OF THE CITY COUNCIL; CREATING A NEW RULE 19 REGULATING USE OF ELECTRONIC MAIL. (REPLACEMENT) (AMENDMENT) (TABLED 12/6/04) -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


The following entitled resolutions were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0019R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT FOR FORGIVABLE LOAN OF MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND (MIF) WITH UNITED HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC., AND AUTHORIZING THE TERMINATION OF THE CITY’S GRANT AGREEMENT WITH MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (DEED). -- 1st READING


05-0025R - RESOLUTION APPROVING FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA), UNITED HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC., AND DULUTH UNITED, LLC, PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA STATUTE §116J. -- 1st READING


CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the consent agenda were enacted by one unanimous motion.


COMMITTEE 1


BY PRESIDENT NESS                                         (FINANCE)


05-0022R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH FRYBERGER, BUCHANAN, SMITH AND FREDERICK, P.A., FOR LEGISLATIVE SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $21,115. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-0017R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY AND PIEDMONT HEIGHTS HOCKEY ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED


05-0018R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE OF ROTARY CLUB OF DULUTH AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD.-- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


05-0010R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE PAY RANGE FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SENIOR LIBRARY TECHNICIAN. -- PASSED


05-0014R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL SAYERS TO THE AMERICAN INDIAN COMMISSION, REPLACING LYNN NELL BEGAY. -- PASSED


05-0015R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF LEWIS MARTIN (SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN, REPRESENTATIVE) TO THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, REPLACING HAROLD BROWN. -- PASSED


05-0016R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF JAMES MOHN AND THE APPOINTMENT OF ROBERT M. BUSCH, REPLACING JOHN MORRISON, TO THE JOINT AIRPORT ZONING BOARD. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0012R - RESOLUTION VACATING THE SOUTHERLY TWO FEET OF A 16 FOOT UTILITY AND PEDESTRIAN EASEMENT ON ST. ANDREWS STREET AT DUNEDIN AVENUE EAST OF HARTLEY FIELD IN WOODLAND (STEVEN AND CATHERINE LONG). -- PASSED


05-0021R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF THE SIDEWALK EASEMENT ON LAKE AVENUE AND WEST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ATKINS             (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


05-0002R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT FOR APPROXIMATELY 33,754 HOT MEALS, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIFICATIONS OF ITS CONTRACT OF $4.63 PER MEAL FOR ELIGIBLE SENIOR CITIZENS AND $5.03 PER MEAL FOR GUESTS FROM JANUARY 1, 2005, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2005, WITH AN ADDITIONAL $0.29 PER MEAL WHEN MEALSITE MANAGER LABOR IS INCLUDED; COST APPROXIMATELY $161,778. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER                (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


05-0034R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE JOINT PROPERTY TAX ADVISORY COMMITTEE DURING 2005 AND PAYING FOR ITS SHARE OF A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $11,500. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0007R - RESOLUTION ADJUSTING THE CUSTOMER CHARGE AND USER CHARGES FOR THE CITY’S WASTEWATER FACILITIES. -- PASSED


05-0008R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO RECONSTRUCT A RESIDENTIAL DESIGN STREET IN 12TH AVENUE WEST, 100 FEET SOUTHERLY OF WEST THIRD STREET (CITY JOB NO. 0464TR). -- PASSED


05-0026R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO D.P.C. INDUSTRIES, INC., FOR 55 TONS OF LIQUID CHLORINE IN THE AMOUNT OF $28,765. -- PASSED


05-0027R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO C&S CHEMICALS, INC., FOR 150,000 GALLONS OF LIQUID ALUMINUM SULFATE IN THE AMOUNT OF $68,550. -- PASSED


05-0028R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LAROCHE INDUSTRIES, INC., FOR APPROXIMATELY 40,000 POUNDS OF ANHYDROUS AMMONIA IN THE AMOUNT OF $19,200. -- PASSED


05-0029R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO HAWKINS, INC., FOR 100,000 GALLONS OF CAUSTIC SODA IN THE AMOUNT OF $144,000. -- PASSED


05-0033R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO HAWKINS, INC., FOR 145 TONS OF LIQUID HYDROFLUOSILICIC ACID IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,245. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR REINERT   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES AND AUTHORITIES)


05-0001R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN CHURCH FOR DULUTH HEIGHTS, FOR THE OPERATION OF THE DULUTH SENIOR DINING PROGRAM FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2005, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2005, AT A COST OF $7,200. -- PASSED


05-0003R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE WOODLAND GARDENS ASSOCIATION FOR THE OPERATION OF THE DULUTH SENIOR DINING PROGRAM FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2005, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2005. -- PASSED


05-0004R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ARROWHEAD REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION FOR A PERFORMANCE BASED CONTRACT FOR THE CITY’S SENIOR DINING PROGRAM FOR A REIMBURSEMENT OF $3.78 FOR EACH ELIGIBLE MEAL SERVED TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS, NOT TO EXCEED $271,655. -- PASSED


05-0032R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH 29 INDIVIDUAL PERSONS, TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AS REFEREES, ESTIMATED AT $29,000. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY PRESIDENT NESS                                         (FINANCE)


05-0020R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A MAJOR SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT WITH GRANDMA’S MARATHON-DULUTH, INC., FOR THE 2005 GRANDMA’S MARATHON AT A COST OF NOT TO EXCEED $15,000 PLUS IN-KIND SERVICES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


05-0023R - RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, STATING THE INTENT TO ISSUE AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,300,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SERIES 2005. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


05-0024R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH HISTORIC UNION DEPOT, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $147,607. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stewart)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0011R - RESOLUTION DENYING A REZONING PETITION TO SHERMAN AND ASSOCIATES FOR PROPERTY LOCATED BELOW THE HORSESHOE BEND OF 40TH AVENUE WEST/HAINES ROAD ABOVE THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY (SHERMAN AND ASSOCIATES). -- TABLED FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORDINANCE 05-001 ON 1/24/2005

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

05-0009R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO ACQUIRE PROPERTY FOR AN ANIMAL SHELTER FOR $500 SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                 (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

05-0040R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH THE MINNESOTA COUNCIL ON COMPULSIVE GAMBLING, INC., FOR THE OPERATION OF A COMPULSIVE GAMBLING PREVENTION AND EDUCATION PROGRAM DURING YEAR 2005 AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $148,096. -- TABLED

BY COUNCILOR REINERT   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES AND AUTHORITIES)

 

05-0031R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH DR. MARY WICTOR, TO PROVIDE VETERINARY HEALTH CARE FOR ANIMALS, ESTIMATED AT $49,800. -- PULLED FROM AGENDA

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1

BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

05-003-O - AN ORDINANCE ELIMINATING PEDESTRIAN TRANSIT ZONES IN THE CITY OF DULUTH; REPEALING SECTION 45-4.5 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-001-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 17 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50 TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM S-1, SUBURBAN, TO R-1-A, SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED BELOW THE HORSESHOE BEND OF 40TH AVENUE WEST/HAINES ROAD ABOVE THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY (SHERMAN AND ASSOCIATES). -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-002-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 C-2, HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL, PROPERTY BOUNDED BY SUPERIOR STREET AND 28TH AVENUE WEST AND FIRST STREET ALLEY (JACKSON AND LANTHIER). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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