ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, March 28, 2005

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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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)


05-0191R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF SIDEWALK REPAIRS IN 2004. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-0204R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DUNCAN PARKING TECHNOLOGIES FOR PARKING METER SECURITY LOCKS. -- PASSED


05-0206R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (ESRI) FOR GIS SOFTWARE AND LICENSE IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,590.19. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


05-0182R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF GLENN D. PETERSON AND KELLY RAVENFEATHER AND THE APPOINTMENTS OF BRENDA S. DENTON AND ANNETTE STROM, REPLACING MAUREEN DEGRIO AND JUDITH HERMANS, TO THE SISTER CITY COMMISSION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0183R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY RELATED TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROGRAM EXTENDING THE TERM THEREOF. -- PASSED


05-0188R - RESOLUTION VACATING PORTIONS OF EAST FOURTH STREET AND FIFTH AVENUE EAST ABUTTING A BUILDING LOCATED AT 502 EAST FOURTH STREET (JAS DULUTH, LLC). -- PASSED


05-0199R - RESOLUTION APPROVING CITY OF DULUTH CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0185R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT A PERMANENT ALLEY IN MINNEAPOLIS ALLEY FROM WADENA STREET TO OSAKIS STREET (CITY JOB NO. 0488TR). -- PASSED


05-0187R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING WATER SERVICE RATE AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 2 FOR THE PROVISION OF WATER SERVICE. -- PASSED


05-0190R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT FOR SERVICES RELATED TO IMPLEMENTATION OF A SEDIMENT COLLECTION DEMONSTRATION PROJECT. -- PASSED


05-0200R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH TERRY T. MILLER FOR LEASE OF A BUILDING AT 1617 SOUTH STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,400.00. -- PASSED


05-0203R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. JOSEPH EQUIPMENT FOR ONE KENT HYDRAULIC HAMMER IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,877.44. -- PASSED


05-0207R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND ST. LOUIS COUNTY, INCLUDING PLAN APPROVAL FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF WOODLAND AVENUE BETWEEN ARROWHEAD ROAD AND ANOKA STREET FOR AN ESTIMATED COST OF $147,066.20. -- PASSED


05-0208R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENTS WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND ST. LOUIS COUNTY RELATIVE TO THE RECONSTRUCTION OF TRINITY ROAD (TH 53). -- PASSED


05-0210R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF WATER AND SEWER MAINS IN WEST PALM STREET FROM ROBIN AVENUE TO 83 FEET WEST OF CENTERLINE OF TEAK AVENUE AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $93,700 (CITY JOB NO. 0483WA). -- PASSED


05-0211R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT AN EIGHT INCH WATERMAIN IN SURREY AVENUE (90TH AVENUE EAST) FROM 100+ FEET NORTHWESTERLY OF THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF SEAFIELD STREET TO OLD NORTH SHORE ROAD, AND IN OLD NORTH SHORE ROAD FROM 100+ FEET SOUTHWESTERLY OF THE CENTERLINE OF CANT ROAD TO 1,926+ FEET NORTHEASTERLY OF THE CENTERLINE OF SURREY AVENUE (90TH AVENUE EAST) (CITY PROJECT NO. 0484WA). -- PASSED

 

05-0215R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A NO-COST AGREEMENT WITH VOLT TECH, INC., FOR TEST TRIAL OF SURGE SUPPRESSION/ VOLTAGE REGULATION EQUIPMENT IN CITY SEWER PUMPING STATIONS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


05-0201R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO STRATUS COMPUTER COMPANY FOR SIX MONTHS OF A MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT COVERING COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,274 -- PASSED

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05-0205R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO JOIN MINNESOTA COURT INFORMATION SYSTEM. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


05-0192R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO ENTER INTO A FACILITY USE AGREEMENT WITH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 709 FOR THE USE OF WADE MUNICIPAL STADIUM AND WHEELER FIELDS FOR A FEE OF $1,650 PER YEAR. -- PASSED


05-0193R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO ENTER INTO A FACILITY USE AGREEMENT WITH LAKE SUPERIOR GIRLS’ FAST PITCH FOR THE USE OF WADE MUNICIPAL STADIUM FIELDS AND WHEELER FIELDS FOR A FEE OF $2,725 FOR 2005 AND $3,500 PER YEAR FOR 2006 AND 2007. -- PASSED


05-0194R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO ENTER INTO A FACILITY USE AGREEMENT WITH COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA FOR THE USE OF WADE MUNICIPAL STADIUM FOR 2005, 2006 AND 2007 FOR A FEE OF $5,000 PER YEAR. -- PASSED


05-0197R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING $682,284 IN PARTIAL SETTLEMENT OF AMOUNTS DUE UNDER A FIRE INSURANCE POLICY. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

05-0221R - RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE DULUTH DELEGATION TO THE STATE LEGISLATURE TO SECURE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION GRANTING AN ADDITIONAL ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE FOR USE AT THE ENGER PARK GOLF COURSE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0184R - RESOLUTION APPROVING 2006 LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT QUALIFIED ALLOCATION PLAN. -- PUBLIC DOCUMENT AMENDED, PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY PRESIDENT NESS                       (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

05-0219R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING AN ANALYSIS AND REPORT FROM THE ADMINISTRATION OF EXPANDING THE LIVING WATER GARDEN ALONG THE EAST SIDE OF SLIP 2 AT BAYFRONT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0178R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF APPROXIMATELY 120 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER IN 22ND AVENUE WEST BEGINNING AT SIXTH STREET ALLEY AND EXTENDING NORTHERLY PURSUANT TO SECTION 61(a) OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $12,000 (CITY JOB. NO. 0347TR). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


05-0179R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF APPROXIMATELY 220 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER IN 22ND AVENUE WEST BEGINNING 100 FEET SOUTH OF FIFTH STREET AND EXTENDING NORTHERLY PURSUANT TO SECTION 61(a) OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $22,000 (CITY JOB. NO. 0347TR). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

05-0186R - RESOLUTION ORDERING IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF A PERMANENT ALLEY IN CHESTER PARK DRIVE ALLEY FROM 18TH AVENUE EAST TO KENT ROAD (CITY JOB NO. 0477TR) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $85,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

 

05-0198R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT KNOWN AS THE 2006 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SECTION 61(b) OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $4,548,100. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

05-0209R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN EIGHT INCH SANITARY SEWER IN WEST OWATONNA STREET FROM 294 FEET EAST OF KOLSTAD AVENUE TO 490 FEET EAST OF KOLSTAD AVENUE (CITY JOB 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) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $83,700. -- TABLED FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

05-0220R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO APPLY FOR A GRANT FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, FOR A BYRNE MEMORIAL/LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT BLOCK GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $81,744; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

05-0195R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A GOLF PROFESSIONAL AGREEMENT FOR OPERATION OF ENGER PARK GOLF COURSE WITH ANDERSON ENTERPRISES FOR UP TO $90,000 IN COMPENSATION, PLUS OPERATING EXPENSES. -- TABLED FOR 4/4 COMMITTEE MEETING


05-0196R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A GOLF PROFESSIONAL AGREEMENT FOR OPERATION OF LESTER PARK GOLF COURSE WITH PAUL SCHINTZ, INC., FOR UP TO $90,000 IN COMPENSATION, PLUS OPERATING EXPENSES. -- TABLED FOR 4/4 COMMITTEE MEETING


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-008-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF LOTS IN ONEOTA DULUTH AND IN THE WEST DULUTH SEVENTH DIVISION (BOX FACTORY SITE) FOR THE SUM OF $45,000. -- 1ST READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-007-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT TO SELL THE LAKESIDE TOOL HOUSE TO COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS OF MINNESOTA, INC., FOR $81,000. -- 1ST READING


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second 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. -- TABLED FOR PLANNING COMMISSION REVIEW


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