ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, February 14, 2005, 7:00 p.m.

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

 

TABLED RESOLUTION

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-0124R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A TEMPORARY INCREASE OF $150,000 IN THE CASH MANAGEMENT FUND AUTHORIZED IN THE GREAT LAKES AQUARIUM AMENDED AND RESTATED OPERATING AND REVENUE PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT. (TABLED 2/10) -- PASSED 6-3 (Gilbert, Little, Stover)

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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 STAUBER                                 (FINANCE)


05-0085R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH SHORT-ELLIOTT-HENDRICKSON, INC., (SEH) FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN ENGINEERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE LAKEWALK EAST EXTENSION (26TH EAST TO 36TH EAST) IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $99,930. -- PASSED

 

05-0091R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH NORTHLAND CONSULTING ENGINEERS, LLP, FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN ENGINEERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE CITY HALL MASONRY RESTORATION/PHASE 2 IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $30,500. -- PASSED


05-0104R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF SANITARY SEWER IN 44TH AVENUE WEST. -- PASSED

 

05-0105R - RESOLUTION APPROPRIATING TOURISM TAX FUND BALANCE. -- PASSED


05-0125R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING ASSESSMENT INTEREST RATES FOR 2005. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-0057R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ZIEGLER, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR CATERPILLAR EQUIPMENT AS NEEDED DURING THE YEAR 2005 IN AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $30,000. -- PASSED

05-0058R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO POMPS TIRE SERVICE, CURTIS OIL COMPANY AND NORTH CENTRAL-TEAM TIRE FOR TIRES AND TUBES AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $57,000. -- PASSED


05-0059R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION FOR THE EXISTING SOFTWARE LICENSE RENTAL AGREEMENT AND COMPUTER HARDWARE MAINTENANCE SERVICE AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $20,000. -- PASSED


05-0060R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACTS TO INSIGHT PUBLIC SECTOR, INC., FOR MISCELLANEOUS MICROCOMPUTER HARDWARE THAT IS NOT TO EXCEED THE YEAR 2005 BUDGET ALLOCATIONFOR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT. -- PASSED


05-0061R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACTS TO GATEWAY COMPANIES, INC., FOR MISCELLANEOUS MICROCOMPUTER HARDWARE THAT IS NOT TO EXCEED THE YEAR 2005 BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT. -- PASSED


05-0062R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SOFTWARE HOUSE INTERNATIONAL FOR COMPUTER SOFTWARE AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $80,000. -- PASSED


05-0063R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO GOVDOCS FOR ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION MANAGEMENT AND DOCUMENT DELIVERY SYSTEM IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,500. -- PASSED


05-0064R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO INTER-CITY OIL COMPANY, INC., FOR FUEL AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2005 FOR THE FIRST FOUR MONTHS AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $176,667. -- PASSED

 

05-0071R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BOYER FORD TRUCKS, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR FORD VEHICLES AS NEEDED DURING THE YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $16,000. -- PASSED

 

05-0099R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN OFF SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO LAKEHEAD OIL COMPANY, INC. (LONDON ROAD SPUR), 2031 LONDON ROAD. -- PASSED


05-0100R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE FROM KENWOOD LIQUOR, INC. (SPORTSMAN LIQUOR), 3904 GRAND AVENUE, TO GOLDEN EAGLE LIQUOR,LLC. (SPORTSMAN LIQUOR), SAME ADDRESS. -- PASSED


05-0118R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH KOLLMER CONSULTANTS, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES RELATING TO WATER TOWER ENGINEERING AND INSPECTION SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $35,600. -- PASSED


05-0119R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 03-0416 AWARDING CONTRACT TO LHB ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR BRIDGE L8477 OVER MILLER CREEK, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $71,263 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $93,532. -- PASSED

 

05-0127R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MINNESOTA ELEVATOR, INC. FOR UPGRADE OF CITY HALL ELEVATORS IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT IN THE AMOUNT OF $48,735.00. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)

 

05-0090R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF FRANCIS (FRANK) M. NASH AND NEALE ROTH TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION. -- PASSED


05-0106R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF SAMUEL RESENDEZ TO THE DULUTH HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, REPLACING CRUZ MENDOZA. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0093R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE DULUTH PROPERTY REHABILITATION PROGRAM PROJECT AGREEMENT WITH THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (HRA) OF DULUTH, MN, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT PAYABLE THEREUNDER FROM $830,000 TO $880,000. -- PASSED

 

05-0096R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 88-0198 AND GRANTING A CONDITIONAL SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR SANITARY DISTRICT, FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN EMERGENCY ELECTRICAL GENERATOR FOR THE PUMP STATION LOCATED AT 505 SOUTH 18TH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED

05-0111R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING INCREASE OF $25,828 IN THE 2005 HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM. -- PASSED


05-0112R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE OF $64,784 IN THE 2005 HUD HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS (HOME) PROGRAM. -- PASSED


05-0113R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE OF $995 IN THE 2005 HUD EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT PROGRAM (ESGP). -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR ATKINS             (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


05-0120R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY BOARD FOR THE FURNISHING OF HOME-DELIVERED MEALS FOR THE PERIOD FROM JANUARY 1, 2005, TO DECEMBER 31, 2005. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0053R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CARLSON AND KIRWAN FOR MARKETING AND ADVERTISING SERVICES FOR THE NATURAL GAS UTILITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIFICATIONS ON ITS BID PROPOSAL NOT TO EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF $95,600. -- PASSED


05-0056R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO GOPHER STATE ONE-CALL FOR ONE-CALL SYSTEM SERVICES FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL OF $10,000. -- PASSED


05-0070R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MINNESOTA MUNICIPAL UTILITY ASSOCIATION FOR GAS CIRCUIT RIDER PROGRAM AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $10,000. -- PASSED

 

05-0073R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH L.H.B. ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS FOR DESIGN AND SPECIFICATION PHASES FOR HOT WATER SUPPLY AND RETURN LINES TO THE DECC ESTIMATED AT $90,000. -- PASSED


05-0074R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MONROE TRUCK EQUIPMENT FOR TWO TIPPERS IN THE AMOUNT OF $47,047.44. -- PASSED


05-0075R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHWEST OUTLET FOR UTILITY AND MAINTENANCE OPERATION UNIFORMS AS NEEDED DURING THE YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $36,400. -- PASSED


05-0092R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING DONATION OF ROAD EASEMENT FROM SCHNEIDERMAN DULUTH, LLC, FOR DECKER ROAD. -- PASSED


05-0102R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING TRANSFER OF 50 PERCENT OF ENERGY SAVINGS TO ENERGY MANAGEMENT FUND. -- PASSED


05-0103R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION AND SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH STEAM COOP FOR THE PROVISION TO STEAM SERVICE TO CITY SITES. -- PASSED


05-0114R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 04-0254 AWARDING CONTRACT TO QUALITY UNDERGROUND SERVICES, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF GAS METERS AND SERVICES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $92,579.38 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $230,979.38. -- PASSED


05-0122R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT WATER AND SEWER MAINS IN WEST PALM STREET FROM ROBIN AVENUE TO 83 FEET WEST OF CENTERLINE OF TEAK AVENUE. -- PASSED


05-0123R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH HNTB CORPORATION FOR A STUDY OF THE ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL AND STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS OF THE MINNESOTA SLIP PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE IN AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $74,714. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

05-0067R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXPENDITURE FOR APPROXIMATELY $50,000 FOR THE BOARDING OF PRISONERS AT THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY JAIL. -- PASSED


05-0068R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH ARROWHEAD REGIONAL CORRECTIONS TO REIMBURSE THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY SHERIFF FOR PROVIDING IDENTIFICATION SERVICES DURING THE YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $13,495. -- PASSED


05-0086R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A SUBGRANT AGREEMENT WITH SAFE HAVEN SHELTER FOR BATTERED WOMEN RELATING TO A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE GRANT TO OPERATE A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESPONSE TEAM. -- PASSED


05-0087R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A SUBGRANT AGREEMENT WITH DOMESTIC ABUSE INTERVENTION PROJECT RELATING TO A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE GRANT TO OPERATE A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESPONSE TEAM. -- PASSED

05-0121R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH ONE STALL HANDICAPPED PARKING ZONES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


05-0066R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SIVERTSON FISHERIES, INC., FOR COLD STORAGE RENTAL AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $10,000. -- PASSED


05-0084R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY’S FINANCE DIRECTOR TO ACT AS FISCAL AGENT FOR GRANTS FOR THE SUPERIOR HIKING TRAIL ASSOCIATION FOR THE SUPERIOR HIKING TRAIL. -- PASSED


05-0098R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A TRAILS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FY2005 SNOWMOBILE GRANT IN AID IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $20,000. -- PASSED


05-0107R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH MONT DU LAC SKI AREA, A WISCONSIN CORPORATION, FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF CHAIRLIFTS AT CHESTER BOWL IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $11,700 IN 2005 AND WITH AN OPTION TO RENEW FOR THREE ONE YEAR PERIODS. -- PASSED


05-0108R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE OVER THE HILL NIGHT RIDERS SNOWMOBILE CLUB FOR GROOMING THE CROSS COUNTRY SNOWMOBILE TRAIL-WEST FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $15,000. -- PASSED


05-0116R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND FOODS, INC., FOR FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FOR THE ZOO ANIMALS AS NEEDED DURING THE YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $19,000. -- PASSED


05-0117R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DRIFT TOPPERS SNOWMOBILE CLUB FOR GROOMING THE CROSS COUNTRY SNOWMOBILE TRAIL-EAST FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,000. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILORS STAUBER AND ATKINS

 

05-0088R - RESOLUTION TO DETERMINE FUNDING SOURCES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A REPLACEMENT FOR PETERSON ARENA. -- AMENDED & PASSED 7-2 (Stewart, Stover)

 

BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

05-0115R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT TO LISCOMB-HOOD-MASON COMPANY FOR PROPERTY INSURANCE FOR 43 CITY OWNED STRUCTURES AND 37 PIECES OF EQUIPMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $73,260. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

05-0128R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH GAMBLERS INTERVENTION SERVICES FOR HE OPERATION OF AN OUTREACH GAMBLING PROGRAM DURING YEAR 2005 AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $90,000. -- PASSED 7-2 (Little, Stauber)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

05-0079R - RESOLUTION GRANTING AN INTERIM SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO RICHARD AND MARCELLA HARTEAU TO OPERATE A TEMPORARY SEASONAL GREENHOUSE AT 1219 NORTH 57TH AVENUE WEST. -- TABLED

 

05-0094R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SECTION 50-38 SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO MARK LAMBERT OF SUMMIT MANAGEMENT, LLC, FOR CAMPUS PARK II, A COMMON INTEREST COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ON 31 ACRES, LOCATED NORTH OF DAVIS STREET, EAST OF CONNECTICUT AVENUE AND SOUTHWEST OF RICE LAKE ROAD. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


05-0095R - RESOLUTION VACATING THE STREETS AND ALLEYS ON A 31 ACRE SITE PROPOSED FOR CAMPUS PARK II, A COMMON INTEREST COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF HAWKINS STREET, HOWTZ STREET, DAVIS STREET, CONNECTICUT AVENUE, MADISON AVENUE, GRANT AVENUE, BROADWAY AVENUE AND VIRGINIA AVENUE; ALL OF THE ALLEYS IN BLOCKS 2, 3, 4 AND 5, CLAGUE AND PRINDLE’S ADDITION; AND A PORTION OF THE ALLEY IN BLOCK 6, CLAGUE AND PRINDLE’S ADDITION (MARK LAMBERT/SUMMIT MANAGEMENT, LLC). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


05-0126R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF $300,000 FROM THE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT TRUST FUND FOR THE CAPITALIZATION OF THE DULUTH EXTERIOR PRESERVATION LOAN FUND. -- WITHDRAWN

 

BY COUNCILOR ATKINS             (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


05-0097R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 04-0809, ADDING TWO ITEMS TO THE CITY’S REQUESTS FOR STATE LEGISLATIVE ACTION. RESOLUTION SPLIT -- 05-0097(a) FAILED 2-7 (Atkins, Stover); 05-0097(b) PASSED 7-2 (Stewart, Stover)

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

05-0101R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH LOU CAMPBELL, D/B/A LOU CAMPBELL PRODUCTIONS, ALLOWING FOR THE USE OF BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK TO PRESENT THREE SPECIAL EVENTS INCLUDING THE ANNUAL FOURTH FEST AT A COST OF $20,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-004-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 8244, REPEALING DULUTH CITY CODE, CHAPTER 14A. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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