ACTIONS

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, July 25, 2005, 7:00 p.m.

Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall
411 West First Street, Duluth, Minnesota

REPLACEMENT

 

ROLL CALL -- Councilor Johnson absent


 

RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0347R - RESOLUTION UPHOLDING THE DULUTH PLANNING COMMISSION’S DENIAL OF A WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE VARIANCE TO JACOB KAPSNER FOR TWO 8,000 SQUARE FOOT LOTS AT 2810 AND 2814 MINNESOTA AVENUE (KAPSNER/TAMBURRO). (TABLED 7/11)


05-0348R - RESOLUTION REVERSING THE DULUTH PLANNING COMMISSION’S DENIAL OF A WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE VARIANCE TO JACOB KAPSNER FOR TWO 8,000 SQUARE FOOT LOTS AT 2810 AND 2814 MINNESOTA AVENUE (KAPSNER/TAMBURRO). (TABLED 7/11)


05-0421R - RESOLUTION DENYING THE VACATING OF 18TH STREET SOUTH BETWEEN MINNESOTA AVENUE AND LAKE AVENUE (SELINSKI). (TABLED 7/11)


05-0422R - RESOLUTION VACATING 18TH STREET SOUTH BETWEEN MINNESOTA AVENUE AND LAKE AVENUE ON PARK POINT (SELINSKI). (TABLED 7/11)


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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)


05-0506R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO BE A SPONSOR OF THE 2005 NORTH SHORE INLINE MARATHON AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $15,000. - PASSED


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-0493R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE FROM COLUMBA RAMOS (MAYA FAMILY MEXICAN RESTAURANT), 1725 MILLER TRUNK HIGHWAY, TO GONZALEZ RAMOS, INC. (MAYA FAMILY MEXICAN RESTAURANT), SAME ADDRESS. - PASSED


05-0494R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE WINE LICENSE FROM KHOE TRAN AND NHANH DINH (SAIGON CAFÉ), 915 WEST CENTRAL ENTRANCE, TO KHOE TRAN AND NHANH DINH (SAIGON CAFÉ), 2224 MT. SHADOW DRIVE, AND ISSUING A 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO KHOE TRAN AND NHANH DINH (SAIGON CAFÉ), 2224 MT. SHADOW DRIVE. - PASSED


05-0495R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO BEERHUNTERS SOFTBALL TEAM, DULUTH POLICE SOFTBALL TEAM, AND WOODLAND FASTPITCH ASSOCIATION (JIMMY HERALD MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT). - PASSED


05-0496R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO NORTHLAND COUNTRY CLUB, 3901 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. - PASSED


05-0497R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE FROM LRB RESTAURANT COMPANY (GRIZZLY’S GRILL & SALOON), 1722 MILLER TRUNK HIGHWAY, TO RANGE RESTAURANTS, LLC (GRIZZLY’S GRILL & SALOON), SAME ADDRESS. - PASSED


05-0498R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE FROM C&S OF DULUTH, INC. (TERRY’S PLACE), 2232 WEST SUPERIOR STREET, TO BERGEY’S LLC (BERGEY’S), SAME ADDRESS. - PASSED


05-0499R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF HISTORIC UNION DEPOT (VETERANS MEMORIAL HALL), 506 WEST MICHIGAN STREET. - PASSED


05-0504R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ENERGY & AIR SYSTEMS, INC., FOR VEHICLE EXHAUST VENTILATION MODIFICATIONS AT FIRE STATION #8 IN THE AMOUNT OF $29,900. - PASSED


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


05-0490R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF POLICE LIEUTENANT. - PASSED


05-0491R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF APPLIANCE MECHANIC JOURNEYPERSON. - PASSED


05-0492R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF DEPUTY FIRE MARSHAL. - PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0501R - RESOLUTION VACATING A TEN FOOT UTILITY EASEMENT IN LOTS 1 THROUGH 20, BOEHMS TRACTS, FIRST ADDITION (BRUCE BERGH, ET AL.).- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ATKINS             (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


05-0487R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH NOAH A. DENNIS, INDEPENDENT LICENSED TEACHER, TO PROVIDE BASIC EDUCATION SERVICES AT THE DULUTH WORKFORCE CENTER AT A COST OF $23,400. - PASSED


05-0489R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE DULUTH WORKFORCE COUNCIL, INC., TO FUNCTION AS A WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD WITHING THE MEANING OF THE FEDERAL WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005, UNTIL TERMINATED BY EITHER PARTY. - PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0482R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR AND ACCEPTANCE OF A $31,000 CLEAN WATER PARTNERSHIP GRANT FOR CONTINUATION OF THE MILLER CREEK PROJECT. - PASSED


05-0485R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING REIMBURSEMENT OF MINNESOTA POWER FOR COST OF AUTO TRANSFER SWITCH FOR LAKEWOOD PUMPING STATION IN THE AMOUNT OF UP TO $75,000. - PASSED


05-0502R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENTS WITH JAMES AND THERESE GRUBA AND WITH ROBERT AND SANDRA PETERS TO REIMBURSE CITY FOR THE COST OF UPGRADING WATER SERVICE TO THEIR PROPERTIES. - PASSED


05-0503R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DULUTH SUPERIOR ERECTION, INC., FOR STREET RESURFACING IN THE AMOUNT OF $44,347.50. - PASSED


05-0505R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SECOND AMENDMENT TO CITY CONTRACT NO. 19227 RELATED TO THE DULUTH STREAMS PROJECT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA NATURAL RESOURCES AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, EXTENDING THE TERM AND INCREASING THE AMOUNT PAYABLE BY $24,000. - PASSED


05-0508R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT A RESIDENTIAL STREET, SANITARY SEWER, WATER AND GAS IN BRISTOLWOOD FIRST ADDITION. - PASSED


05-0509R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NATIONAL WATERWORKS, INC., FOR HDPE WATERMAIN REPAIR PARTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,385.36. - PASSED


05-0510R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UTILITY SYSTEMS OF AMERICA FOR CONSTRUCTION OF WATER MAIN AND SANITARY SEWER IN WEST PALM STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $94,406.50. - PASSED


05-0511R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH PRAXAIR, INC., AND DEDA FOR TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT ROAD EASEMENTS AND CONSTRUCTION IN ONEOTA III. - PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


05-0403R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN EMPLOYMENT SEVERANCE AGREEMENT. - PASSED


05-0500R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PUBLIC CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON AUGUST 10, 2005, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE VETERANS MEMORIAL HALL CLASSIC CAR SHOW AND SOCK HOP. - PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were for consideration at this meeting:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER                                 (FINANCE)


05-0521R - RESOLUTION PERTAINING TO RESOLUTIONS 05-0454 AND 05-0488; LIVING WATER GARDEN. - TABLED

 

BY COUNCILOR STEWART (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

05-0522R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO OSCAR J. BOLDT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE MEDICAL DISTRICT PARKING RAMP AND SKYWALK. - TABLED

 

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR ATKINS (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)

 

05-0524R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR POTENTIAL CLEAN-UP OF CERTAIN AIRPORT PROPERTY TO FACILITATE CIRRUS EXPANSION. - PASSES

 

 

BY PRESIDENT NESS (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

05-0523R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING CITIZENS TO THE COUNCIL’S TASK FORCE ON RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE. - PASSES

 


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0513R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT 1,360 FEET OF LOW PRESSURE SANITARY SEWER IN WEST MORGAN STREET BEGINNING AT THE INTERSECTION OF JOSHUA AVENUE AND EXTENDING WESTERLY (CITY JOB NO. 0512SN). - PASSES


05-0518R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LETOURNEAU AND SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SUPERIOR STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $393,258.75. - PASSES


05-0519R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT 100 LINEAL FEET OF EIGHT INCH PVC SANITARY SEWER IN BLACKMAN AVENUE TO SERVE LOTS 11 AND 13, BLOCK 1, CLAGUE AND PRINDLE’S ADDITION, IN CONJUNCTION WITH CITY PROJECT NO. 0341TR, DULUTH HEIGHTS SOUTHEAST 3. - PASSES


05-0520R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF 100 LINEAL FEET OF EIGHT INCH PVC SANITARY SEWER IN BLACKMAN AVENUE TO SERVE LOTS 11 AND 13, BLOCK 1, CLAGUE AND PRINDLE’S ADDITION, IN CONJUNCTION WITH CITY PROJECT NO. 0341TR, DULUTH HEIGHTS SOUTHEAST 3 AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $9,060. - PASSES


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


05-0466R - RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF NATIONAL NIGHT OUT TO BE HELD ON AUGUST 2, 2005. - PASSES

 

BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

05-0507R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 04-0682 ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2005; INCREASING FEES FOR RESIDENT PERMIT PARKING. -TABLED


05-0514R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF A LAWSUIT BY ROBERT AND ADELE UNZEN IN THE AMOUNT OF $130,000. - PASSES 6-2 (Little, Stauber)


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances are to be read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-031-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 50-100 OF CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED (BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS AND PLANNING COMMISSION).


05-032-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 12 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-3 TO C-1, PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF 71ST AVENUE WEST AND GRAND AVENUE.


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


05-033-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO SIGNAGE; AMENDING SECTIONS 44-2 AND 44-23 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED.

 

BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


05-034-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 33-126, 33-129 AND 33-130 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; RESIDENT PARKING PERMITS.


The following entitled ordinances are to be read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-029-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE CITY CODE; ADDING A NEW ARTICLE XXXII GOVERNING A HOUSING INVESTMENT FUND. - PASSES 5-3 (Little, Stauber, Stewart)


05-030-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE OF LOT 10, BLOCK 117, AND LOT 10, BLOCK 118, WEST DULUTH SECOND DIVISION, TO THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) FOR $9,375. (REPLACEMENT) - TABLED, AS AMENDED

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COUNCILOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

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