ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, March 14, 2005

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT: Atkins

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - February 10, 14 and 28, 2005. -- APPROVED

 

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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) -- FAILED 1-7-1 (Stover)


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0175R - RESOLUTION DENYING AN INTERIM SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO RICHARD AND MARCELLA HARTEAU TO OPERATE A TEMPORARY SEASONAL GREENHOUSE AT 1219 NORTH 57TH AVENUE WEST (RICHARD AND MARCELLA HARTEAU). -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Stover)

 

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CONSENT AGENDA

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


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-0154R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DODGE OF BURNSVILLE, INC., FOR TWO DODGE DURANGOS IN THE AMOUNT OF $43,036. -- PASSED


05-0155R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SUPERIOR FORD, INC., FOR TEN MARKED PATROL VEHICLES IN THE AMOUNT OF $206,535. -- PASSED


05-0168R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO WASTE MANAGEMENT OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA FOR GARBAGE/REFUSE REMOVAL AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2005 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $61,600. -- PASSED


05-0172R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2:00 A.M. CLOSING LICENSE FOR ALPINE BAR AND LOUNGE, INC. (ALPINE BAR AND LOUNGE), 1308 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE. -- PASSED


05-0173R - RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING APPROVAL OF BOTTLE CLUB LICENSE RENEWAL OF THE ORDER OF THE OWLS, DULUTH NEST #1200, FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING APRIL 1, 2005, AND ENDING MARCH 31, 2006. -- PASSED


05-0174R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE FOR ROTARY CLUB OF DULUTH HARBORTOWN AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


05-0159R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF GEORGE HANSON AND JOHN A. SERRE TO THE ALCOHOL, GAMBLING AND TOBACCO COMMISSION, REPLACING RONALD MCKINNON AND WILLIAM A. CARLSON. -- PASSED


05-0160R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF FRANK JEWELL TO THE DULUTH HOUSING COMMISSION. -- PASSED


05-0161R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF RICK MINOTTE, REPLACING JOSEPH PERFETTI, AND THE REAPPOINTMENT OF ELIZABETH M. MACKAY TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION. -- PASSED


05-0164R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF ROBERTA CICH, KATHERINE E. QUISTAD AND GLENN A. TRIDGELL TO THE COMMISSION ON DISABILITIES, REPLACING VALERIE LAPORTE, RACHEL SCOTT AND BILLY T. WIRTA. -- PASSED


05-0169R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE SUPERVISOR. -- PASSED


05-0180R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE APPOINTMENT OF GENEVIEVE A. STARK AS THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0156R - RESOLUTION VACATING PORTIONS OF 43RD, 44TH AND 45TH AVENUES WEST, SOUTH OF GRAND AVENUE AND NORTH OF WEST SECOND STREET ALSO KNOWN AS TRAVERSE STREET (FRED STROM/J&S PARTNERSHIP, LLP). -- PASSED


05-0157R - RESOLUTION VACATING 41ST AVENUE EAST AND ALLEY EASEMENT BETWEEN 40TH AVENUE EAST AND 42ND AVENUE EAST, BETWEEN DODGE STREET AND PEABODY STREET (KATIE BEEMAN/CHARLES ERICKSON, ET AL.). -- PASSED


05-0158R - RESOLUTION VACATING CONDEMNATION EASEMENT FOR SLOPES AND FILLS AND PUBLIC ALLEY PURPOSES ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1126 WEST FIFTH STREET (GRACE URIE). -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ATKINS             (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


05-0134R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF DULUTH TO ACCEPT VARIOUS GRANTS FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON BEHALF OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0165R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND BITUMINOUS FOR BITUMINOUS MATERIALS AS NEEDED FOR YEAR 2005 FOR A TOTAL OF $87,538.53. -- PASSED


05-0166R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DULUTH SUPERIOR BLACKTOP FOR BITUMINOUS MATERIALS AS NEEDED FOR YEAR 2005 FOR A TOTAL OF $122,890.53. -- PASSED


05-0176R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO HOFFMAN AND MCNAMARA COMPANY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF TREE PLANTING FOR YEAR 2004 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT SITES IN THE AMOUNT OF $87,697. -- PASSED


05-0181R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING DONATION OF STREET EASEMENTS FROM VARIOUS OWNERS ADJACENT TO MIDDLE ROAD FOR THE CEDAR RIDGE ESTATES DEVELOPMENT. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


05-0171R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


05-0170R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO GRANT AGREEMENT NO. 0RP98-30, A41583, WITH MINNESOTA DNR FOR HARTLEY CENTER, EXTENDING THE TERM THEREOF. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

05-0189R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A TRANSFER OF $150,000 FROM THE TOURISM TAX CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FUND NO. 258 FUND BALANCE IN PART TO THE LAKE SUPERIOR CENTER AUTHORITY TO PAY THE COST OF PERMANENT TANKS AND IN PART TO LAKE SUPERIOR CENTER FOR THE PAYMENT OF EXHIBIT TRANSPORTATION COSTS AND MARKETING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE EXHIBIT KNOWN AS THE ABYSS. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 5-3-1 (Gilbert, Little, Stover)


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)

 

05-0152R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF UTILITY OPERATIONS LEADWORKER. -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0167R - RESOLUTION REPEALING RESOLUTION 05-0069, AUTHORIZING A SECTION 108 LOAN AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) AND CENTRAL HILLSIDE DEVELOPMENT LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, LLLP (DEVELOPER) IN THE AMOUNT OF $594,000, CONTINGENT UPON THE APPROVAL OF HUD AND PLEDGING $148,500 OF FUTURE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDING TO COVER 25 PERCENT OF THE LOAN VALUE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR ATKINS             (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


05-0163R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING REDEDICATION OF VETERANS’ EVERGREEN MEMORIAL DRIVE, REFERRING TO RESOLUTION 84-0795. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0162R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. JOSEPH EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR ONE WHEEL LOADER FOR THE STREET MAINTENANCE DIVISION IN THE AMOUNT OF $117,957.39. -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-006-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 50-49 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, REGARDING APPEALS OF DECISIONS OF THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second 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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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