ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, February 28, 2005


ROLL CALL -- ABSENT: Gilbert


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RESOLUTION TABLED


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 2/14) -- 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 STAUBER                                 (FINANCE)


05-0132R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH KRECH OJARD AND ASSOCIATES, P.A., FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN ENGINEERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE CITY SALT AND SAND STORAGE FACILITY IN AN AMOUNT OF $12,500. -- PASSED


05-0135R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLLS LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTIONS OF THE 2004 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR DULUTH HEIGHTS - SOUTHEAST, EAST HILLSIDE, LAKESIDE LOWER SOUTHWEST 1 AND 2, WOODLAND SOUTH 1 AND UMD/CHESTER. -- PASSED


05-0149R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH DMG-MAXIMUS TO UPDATE THE CITY’S COST ALLOCATION PLAN IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $14,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-0110R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MOTOROLA COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS FOR VARIOUS COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $34,612.83. -- PASSED


05-0136R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LENS AUTO BODY FOR AUTO BODY REPAIRS AS NEEDED DURING THE YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $45,000. -- PASSED


05-0137R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MACQUEEN EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR SNOW BLOWERS AS NEEDED DURING THE YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $40,000. -- PASSED


05-0138R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MANEY INTERNATIONAL OF DULUTH, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR CATERPILLAR DIESEL ENGINES AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $40,000. -- PASSED


05-0141R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DULUTH LAWN AND SPORT, INC., FOR JOHN DEERE REPAIR PARTS AND SUPPLIES AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $10,000. -- PASSED


05-0142R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LARSON CHEVROLET FOR THREE CARGO VANS IN THE AMOUNT OF $60,952.97. -- PASSED


05-0146R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LARSON CHEVROLET-OLDS FOR ONE PICKUP TRUCK IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,304.96. -- PASSED


05-0147R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO TWIN CITIES MACK AND VOLVO TRUCK FOR THREE MACK TRUCK CAB AND CHASSIS IN THE AMOUNT OF $259,660.05. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT NESS                        (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


05-0148R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE ST. MARK’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LEASING 750 SQUARE FEET OF OFFICE SPACE IN WASHINGTON CENTER FOR $250 PER MONTH. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0130R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT A PERMANENT ALLEY IN CHESTER PARK DRIVE ALLEY FROM 18TH AVENUE EAST TO KENT ROAD (CITY JOB NO. 0477TR). -- PASSED

05-0131R - RESOLUTION ORDERING IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF A PERMANENT ALLEY IN BAY VIEW ALLEY BETWEEN PIEDMONT AVENUE AND DIAMOND AVENUE (CITY JOB NO. 0469TR) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $14,000. -- PASSED


05-0133R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING STAR GRANT OF $2,500 FROM MINNESOTA DNR FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENTERTAINMENT AT REGION SCHOOLS AND COMMITTING LOCAL MATCH. -- PASSED


05-0140R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO VOGEL PAINT AND WAX COMPANY, INC., FOR 5,740 GALLONS OF YELLOW AND WHITE TRAFFIC MARKING PAINT IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,944.82. -- PASSED


05-0143R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 03-0528 AWARDING CONTRACT TO SHORT ELLIOT HENDRICKSON, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR YEAR 2004 STREET STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR LAKESIDE LOWER SOUTHWEST-2, IN ORDER TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $36,285 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $147,319. -- PASSED


05-0144R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING A VARIANCE FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND TO INDEMNIFY THE STATE OF MINNESOTA IN CONNECTION WITH THE BRIDGE PROJECT ON WEST TENTH STREET OVER MILLER CREEK. -- PASSED


05-0145R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES RELATING TO DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF SANITARY SEWER AND STORM SEWER IN PHASE III OF MORGAN PARK WASTEWATER COLLECTION SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $336,228. -- PASSED


05-0150R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT AN EIGHT INCH SANITARY SEWER IN WEST OWATONNA STREET FROM 294 FEET EAST OF KOLSTAD AVENUE TO 490 FEET EAST OF KOLSTAD AVENUE (CITY PROJECT NO. 0482SN) AND AN EIGHT INCH WATERMAIN IN WEST OWATONNA STREET FROM ELYSIAN AVENUE TO 222 FEET WEST OF ELYSIAN AVENUE (CITY PROJECT NO. 0482WA). -- PASSED


05-0151R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 04-0203 AWARDING CONTRACT TO LEVINE AND SON, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A SANITARY SEWER IN DECKER ROAD AND ANDERSON ROAD AND CONSTRUCTION OF A WATERMAIN IN ANDERSON ROAD, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $254,310 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $786,000.50. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

05-0139R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS FOR COMPUTER AIDED DISPATCH SYSTEM ACCESS IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,440. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT NESS                       (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

05-0153R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT FOR SERVICES WITH STEVE GREENFIELD NOT TO EXCEED $8,500. -- PASSED 6-1-1-1 (Nay: Little; Abstained: Stauber; Absent: Gilbert)

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


05-0129R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT WITH SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN, FOR FIRE AND OTHER EMERGENCY SERVICES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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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)


05-005-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE FREE CONVEYANCE OF LOT 226, LAKE AVENUE, UPPER DULUTH, TO THE SALVATION ARMY FOR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING AND SERVICES TO HOMELESS FAMILIES. -- 1st READING


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