ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, August 8, 2005


ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER                                 (FINANCE)


05-0521R - RESOLUTION PERTAINING TO RESOLUTIONS 05-0454 AND 05-0488; LIVING WATER GARDEN. (TABLED 7/25) -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-0522R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO OSCAR J. BOLDT CONSTRUCTION, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF MEDICAL DISTRICT PARKING RAMP AND SKYWALKS IN THE AMOUNT OF $11,548,400. (TABLED 7/25) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


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) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


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) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


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


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


COMMITTEE 3


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 (TABLED 7/25/) -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA


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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 STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-0530R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO DULUTH SOFTBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION, WHEELER FIELD. -- PASSED


05-0532R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION. -- PASSED


05-0542R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO NORTHLAND VIETNAM VETERANS ASSOCIATION, BAYFRONT PARK. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


05-0515R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF HEAD MECHANIC. -- PASSED


05-0517R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF ROBERT A. PRUSAK TO THE SANITARY SEWER BOARD OF THE WLSSD. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0526R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY ADJACENT TO GRAND AVENUE FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,500. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT NESS                        (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


05-0516R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING ELECTION JUDGES FOR THE SEPTEMBER 13, 2005, MUNICIPAL PRIMARY ELECTION; AND AMENDING RESOLUTION 05-0516 REGARDING THE DESIGNATION OF POLLING PLACES FOR THE SEPTEMBER 13, 2005, MUNICIPAL PRIMARY ELECTION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES) 

05-0527R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING SEWER BASINS 10 AND 11 FOR I&I ENFORCEMENT UNDER CHAPTER 43 AND GIVING NOTICE TO AFFECTED PROPERTIES. -- PASSED


05-0528R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SUPERIOR STREET OVER CHESTER CREEK IN THE AMOUNT OF $614,206.50. -- PASSED


05-0529R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO VIELE CONTRACTING, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SANITARY SEWER/87TH AVENUE WEST IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,689.45. -- PASSED


05-0534R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A RESIDENTIAL STREET, SANITARY SEWER, WATER MAIN, AND GAS MAIN TO SERVE BRISTOLWOOD FIRST ADDITION, PURSUANT TO WAIVER AGREEMENTS AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $510,000 (CITY JOB NO. 0465TR). -- PASSED

 

05-0535R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MORTON SALT DIVISION C/O HALLETT DOCK COMPANY FOR ROAD SALT IN THE AMOUNT OF $474,138. -- PASSED


05-0536R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO VIELE CONTRACTING, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF WATER MAIN IN ETHEL AVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $86,210. -- PASSED


05-0537R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH RLK KUUSISTO, LTD., FROM YEAR 2006 MINNESOTA TURNBACK PROJECT FOR MICHIGAN STREET FROM 13TH AVENUE WEST TO MESABA AVENUE ESTIMATED AT $44,014. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


05-0512R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A BLUES FESTIVAL AGREEMENT WITH BAYFRONT BLUES FESTIVAL, INC., AND THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER                                 (FINANCE)


05-0533R - RESOLUTION BY THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, AUTHORIZING THE ABATEMENT OF TAXES PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 469.1812 THROUGH 469.1815. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-0539R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CARLSON MEDIA, INC., FOR PRODUCTION SERVICES FOR AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE DOCUMENTARY IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000. -- PASSED 6-3 (Gilbert, Little, Stauber)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0538R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN APPLICATION FOR A MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND GRANT RELATED TO THE CIRRUS EXPANSION AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROJECT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

05-0543R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN APPLICATION FOR A BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT RELATED TO THE CIRRUS EXPANSION AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROJECT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


05-0544R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN APPLICATION FOR A BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT RELATED TO THE SMDC EXPANSION AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROJECT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

05-0525R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CITY CLAIM AGAINST A&L DEVELOPMENT, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $22,000. -- FAILED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


05-0546R - RESOLUTION AMENDING AGREEMENT WITH LOU CAMPBELL PRODUCTIONS FOR THE USE OF BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK. -- PASSED 7-2 (Little, Stauber)


05-0547R - RESOLUTION AMENDING AGREEMENT WITH LOU CAMPBELL PRODUCTIONS FOR THE USE OF BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK. -- FAILED 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)


05-030-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A FREE CONVEYANCE OF PORTIONS OF LOT 10, BLOCK 117, AND LOT 10, BLOCK 118, WEST DULUTH SECOND DIVISION, TO THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA). (REPLACEMENT) -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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. -- PASSED 8-1 (Reinert)


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. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stover)


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