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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

 

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

 

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT NESS                        (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


05-0636R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SECOND AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT WITH CARLSON MEDIA, INC., FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION OF AN AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE DOCUMENTARY IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000. (TABLED 9/26 FOR 10/6 COMMITTEE MEETING) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0635R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING GRANT AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH-SUPERIOR AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000 FOR AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE DOCUMENTARY. (TABLED 9/26 FOR 10/6 COMMITTEE MEETING) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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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)


05-0663R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF $28,084 FROM THE CITY’S STORMWATER IMPROVEMENT FUND 535-500-1905-5535 INTO DEDA FUND 860 RELATING TO STORMWATER IMPROVEMENT WORK PERFORMED IN GARY NEW DULUTH PURSUANT TO DEDA’S CONTRACT WITH VIELE CONTRACTING, INC. -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-0684R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR DULUTH AMATEUR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


05-0673R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF JAMES P. BERRY, JON HELSTROM AND HOWARD JACOBS TO THE BUILDING APPEAL BOARD. -- PASSED


05-0674R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF LOUISE LEVY AND JOHN T. MOIR TO THE TREE COMMISSION. -- PASSED


05-0675R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF RICHARD J. ANDREE, PETER S. DOWNS AND EDWIN S. LEVEY TO THE WATER AND GAS SERVICE HEARING BOARD. -- PASSED


05-0676R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF MARGARETHE FERGUSON KORMAN AND JAMIE A. KUMBERA-TUPPER TO THE PARKING COMMISSION, REPLACING VALERIE OUELLETTE AND TERRY FAWCETT. -- PASSED


05-0678R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF TOMASZ MAJEWSKI AND PENNY PERRY TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION. -- PASSED


05-0683R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF CHARLES “TIM” CAINES TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION, REPLACING JOANNE CARROLL. -- PASSED


05-0686R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SPECIALIST AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


05-0687R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WATER LAB TECHNICIAN AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0669R - RESOLUTION APPROVING CONTRACT WITH UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - NRRI; NOT TO EXCEED $5,550. -- PASSED


05-0682R - RESOLUTION VACATING BOONE STREET BETWEEN 79TH AVENUE EAST AND HIGHWAY 61 RIGHT-OF-WAY. -- PASSED


05-0688R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO MATTERHORN APARTMENTS, LLC, FOR TOWNHOUSE-GROUP DWELLINGS FOR PROPERTY LOCATED SOUTH OF MATTERHORN MALL ON MATTERHORN CIRCLE. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0624R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SEASONAL CLOSING OF PORTIONS OF SKYLINE PARKWAY. -- PASSED


05-0655R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 04-0436 AWARDING CONTRACT TO SALO ENGINEERING FOR YEAR 2005 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT DULUTH HEIGHTS SOUTHEAST 3 (CITY JOB NO. 0341TR) TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $39,527 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF 143,048.59. -- PASSED


05-0659R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MIDWEST REGION GAS TASK FORCE ASSOCIATION FOR MEMBERSHIP FOR YEAR 2005 IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,582.56. -- PASSED


05-0664R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT A PERMANENT RESIDENTIAL DESIGN STREET IN SACKETTE ADDITION IN DENIM DRIVE FROM DENIM STREET TO 780 FEET SOUTH OF DENIM STREET TO INCLUDE SANITARY SEWER, STORM SEWER, GAS MAIN, WATERMAIN AND STORM WATER RETENTION POND (CITY JOB NO. 0500TR). -- PASSED


05-0665R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A PERMANENT STREET, SANITARY AND STORM SEWERS, GAS MAIN, WATER MAIN, AND STORM WATER RETENTION POND IN DENIM DRIVE FROM DENIM STREET TO 780 FEET SOUTH OF DENIM STREET (SACKETTE ADDITION) (CITY JOB NO. 0500TR). -- PASSED


05-0672R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 05-0388 AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND BITUMINOUS, INC., FOR YEAR 2005 FINE MIX PAVING PROGRAM TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $17,800 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $83,000. -- PASSED


05-0677R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO A.W. KUETTEL & SONS, INC., FOR INSTALLATION OF PIPING FOR DECC HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM IN THE AMOUNT OF $926,800. -- PASSED


05-0679R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DAVIES NORTHERN WATER WORKS SUPPLY, INC., FOR HDPE PIPE AND FITTINGS IN THE AMOUNT OF $60,765.36. -- PASSED


05-0680R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UTILITY SYSTEMS OF AMERICA FOR CONSTRUCTION OF BRISTOLWOOD FIRST ADDITION IN THE AMOUNT OF $439,628.59. -- PASSED


05-0692R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO FRONTIER PIPELINE, LLC FOR EIGHT INCH WATERMAIN IN OSAGE AVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $47,674.90. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


05-0667R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SOLICITATION OF BIDS FOR BUILDING DEMOLITION. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


05-0661R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT ADDENDUM WITH THE ARROWHEAD REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION FOR A REDUCTION IN THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF MEALS THAT CAN RECEIVE REIMBURSEMENT IN 2005. -- PASSED


05-0662R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT AS FISCAL AGENT FOR THE LAKE SUPERIOR HIKING TRAIL ASSOCIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,000 AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING RELATING TO GRANT RECORD KEEPING, REPORTING AND TRAIL MAINTENANCE. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

 

05-0685R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CELLULAR ONE DULUTH/SUPERIOR FOR CELLULAR AIR TIME SERVICE AND HARDWARE IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF APPROXIMATELY $70,668. -- TABLED


COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0670R - RESOLUTION REAFFIRMING A PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION GRANTING A WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE VARIANCE TO JOE KLEIMAN FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 422 SOUTH 19TH AVENUE EAST. -- FAILED 4-5 (Atkins, Little, Ness, Stauber)


05-0671R - RESOLUTION OVERTURNING A PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION GRANTING A WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE VARIANCE TO JOE KLEIMAN FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 422 SOUTH 19TH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED 5-4 (Atkins, Little, Ness, Stauber)

 

05-0681R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO HOVLAND-DONOVAN PROPERTIES, INC., FOR A RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY, SECTION 50-56(E) ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF MIDDLE ROAD. -- TABLED

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

05-0689R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING DOG PARK SITES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

05-0694R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO ESTABLISH THE BAYVIEW SCHOOL FOREST AND TO ENTER INTO A JOINT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM THEREFORE WITH THE PROCTOR SCHOOLS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-037-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAPS NO. 11, 13 AND 14, AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM S, SUBURBAN, TO R-1-A, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED ABOVE WEST SKYLINE PARKWAY, SOUTH OF WEST ARBUTUS DRIVE AND APPROXIMATELY 1,600 FEET EAST OF US HIGHWAY 2 (SUGARLOAF). (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 9/12 FOR 9/19 COMMITTEE MEETING) -- PASSED 7-2 (Johnson, Stover)


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-044-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 28 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1-B, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO C-5, PLANNED COMMERCIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED AT 117 WEST CENTRAL ENTRANCE (OSTRANDER). -- 1st READING


05-046-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, AMENDING PUBIC DOCUMENT NO. 03-0324-15 ENTITLED “RAMSEY VILLAGE NEIGHBORHOOD DOCUMENTS OF IMPLEMENTATION.” -- 1st READING


BY PRESIDENT NESS                        (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


05-045-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO CABLE TELEVISION FRANCHISE. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER                                 (FINANCE)


05-042-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $7,600,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL SEWER UTILITY UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-043-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO SHELTON PROPERTIES, LLC, FOR THREE ELECTRICAL CONDUITS IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF DICKSON STREET LOCATED BETWEEN 1331 AND 1405 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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