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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, October 24, 2005

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


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 10/11) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


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 10/11) -- 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)


05-0716R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLLS LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTIONS OF SANITARY SEWER EXTENSION AT 87TH AVENUE WEST. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


05-0690R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF DULUTH ENTERTAINMENT CONVENTION CENTER, 350 HARBOR DRIVE. -- PASSED


05-0691R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO DULUTH SOFTBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION, MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY, AMERICAN RED CROSS AND NORTHLAND VIETNAM VETERANS ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED


05-0697R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE RENEWAL OF A MINNESOTA CURRENCY EXCHANGE LICENSE TO CASH STATION LLC, DBA MONEYXCHANGE. -- PASSED


05-0698R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE RENEWAL OF A MINNESOTA CURRENCY EXCHANGE LICENSE TO PAWN AMERICA MINNESOTA, LLC. -- PASSED


05-0707R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A BINGO LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR LINCOLN PARK BUSINESS GROUP. -- PASSED


05-0720R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO A.W. KUETTEL & SONS, INC., FOR RE-ROOFING CITY BUILDINGS IN THE AMOUNT OF $114,790. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)

 

05-0695R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF PAT CASTELLANO AND MARY WICTOR AND THE APPOINTMENT OF JANIS STERN, REPLACING ROBERT A. BERQUIST, TO THE ANIMAL HUMANE BOARD. -- PASSED


05-0696R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF NETTIE R. BOTHWELL TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION. -- PASSED


05-0701R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF HOUSING INSPECTOR LEADWORKER. -- PASSED


05-0702R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PLANS EXAMINER LEADWORKER AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


05-0703R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PLANS EXAMINER AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


05-0704R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SOLID WASTE COMPLIANCE OFFICER. -- PASSED


05-0705R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WATER AND GAS SERVICE LEADWORKER INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO CUSTOMER SERVICE LEADWORKER. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0714R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT TO THE 2004 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM NORTHERN COMMUNITIES LAND TRUST: CITY HOMES PHASE III-INFRASTRUCTURE AGREEMENT, EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0666R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UTILITY SYSTEMS OF AMERICA FOR CONSTRUCTION OF CONCRETE SEDIMENT CHAMBER STORM MANHOLE AND BYPASS CULVERT IN THE AMOUNT OF $192,064.90. -- PASSED


05-0708R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF A TEMPORARY EASEMENT ON ANDERSON ROAD FROM CARRIE JEAN STOCKER AND RAYMOND MICHAEL KYLLONEN/LIFE ESTATE TO RAYMOND J. AND HELEN KYLLONEN, 1723 ANDERSON ROAD, FOR A TOTAL CONSIDERATION OF $2,000. -- PASSED


05-0709R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF A TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT EASEMENT ON ANDERSON ROAD FROM DALE L. AND MICHELLE J. IMMERFALL, 1715 ANDERSON ROAD, FOR A TOTAL CONSIDERATION OF $10,700. -- PASSED


05-0710R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF A TEMPORARY EASEMENT ON ANDERSON ROAD FROM LINDA D. NELSON AND RANDALL D. NELSON/LIFE ESTATE TO DEAN H. AND OLIVE NELSON, 1738 ANDERSON ROAD, FOR A TOTAL CONSIDERATION OF $3,300. -- PASSED


05-0711R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF A TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT EASEMENT ON ANDERSON ROAD FROM ALAN BRUCE ANDERSON/LIFE ESTATE TO ELIZABETH ANDERSON, 1720 ANDERSON ROAD, FOR A TOTAL CONSIDERATION OF $5,900. -- PASSED


05-0712R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF A TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT EASEMENT ON ANDERSON ROAD FROM RICHARD W. AND LOIS J. NORDEAN, 3733 TRINITY ROAD, FOR A TOTAL CONSIDERATION OF $4,500. -- PASSED


05-0713R - RESOLUTION REVISING THE LIST OF HIGH PRIORITY BRIDGES IN THE CITY OF DULUTH. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


05-0715R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A WATERMAIN IN LAWN STREET FROM PORTAL AVENUE APPROXIMATELY 383 FEET EAST OF CENTERLINE OF PORTAL AVENUE AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $50,000 (CITY JOB NO. 0529WA). -- PASSED


05-0718R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ST. LOUIS AND LAKE COUNTIES REGIONAL RAILROAD AUTHORITY FOR USE OF ITS RIGHT-OF-WAY IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE EIGHT INCH WATERMAIN EXTENSION IN 90TH AVENUE EAST AND EAST SUPERIOR STREET (CITY JOB NO. 0484WA). -- PASSED


05-0719R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC, FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF ANDERSON ROAD IN THE AMOUNT OF $739,411.20. -- PASSED


05-0721R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO COMO OIL AND PROPANE COMPANY FOR LIQUID PROPANE AND DISTRIBUTION IN THE AMOUNT OF $113,400. -- PASSED


05-0723R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UNITED ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR MOTOR CONTROL EQUIPMENT AND SWITCHGEAR IN THE AMOUNT OF $49,430. -- PASSED


05-0728R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT ACCEPTING PERMIT FROM UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN A STORM SEWER ON UNIVERSITY PROPERTY AT 60TH AVENUE EAST AND THE LAKEFRONT. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


05-0693R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH ONE STALL HANDICAPPED PARKING ZONES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


05-0724R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A SNOWMOBILE TRAILS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT FOR FY2006 WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $20,000. -- PASSED


05-0725R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING, RATIFYING AND APPROVING THE ISSUANCE BY THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY OF ITS AIRPORT FACILITY REVENUE NOTE, SERIES 2005A, IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $497,378.55 AND THE PLEDGE OF CERTAIN REVENUES THERETO. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILORS STEWART AND STAUBER


05-0706R - RESOLUTION CREATING A JOINT TASK FORCE TO CONSIDER CONSOLIDATING AND SHARING SERVICES OF ST. LOUIS COUNTY AND CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)

 

05-0616R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBERS TO THE DULUTH LEGACY ENDOWMENT FUND PROJECT GROUP. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0699R - RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS TO DENY A VARIANCE TO REDUCE THE MINIMUM CORNER SIDE YARD SETBACK REQUIREMENT FROM 20 FEET TO TEN FEET FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 904 SQUARE FOOT ADDITION TO AN EXISTING 576 SQUARE FOOT DETACHED GARAGE ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 322 NORTH 80TH AVENUE WEST (DAVID MARK RIDGEWELL). -- TABLED


05-0700R - RESOLUTION REVERSING THE DECISION OF THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS TO DENY A VARIANCE TO REDUCE THE MINIMUM CORNER SIDE YARD SETBACK REQUIREMENT FROM 20 FEET TO TEN FEET FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 904 SQUARE FOOT ADDITION TO AN EXISTING 576 SQUARE FOOT DETACHED GARAGE ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 322 NORTH 80TH AVENUE WEST (DAVID MARK RIDGEWELL). -- TABLED

 

05-0717R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR A MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONTAMINATION CLEAN-UP GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $505,969, COMMITTING THE LOCAL MATCH, AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE GRANT AND AUTHORIZING DEDA TO ADMINISTER THE GRANT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, ALL RELATED TO THE CIRRUS EXPANSION PROJECT. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

05-0730R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING GOVERNING PRINCIPLES FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN. -- PUBLIC DOCUMENT AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


05-0733R - RESOLUTION DECERTIFYING TIF DISTRICT NO. 6. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


05-0734R - RESOLUTION APPROVING USE OF GRANT, TAX ABATEMENT AND TAX INCREMENT PROCEEDS BY DEDA TO FUND COSTS OF THE 2005 CIRRUS EXPANSION PROJECT AND/OR REPAY LOANS MADE TO DEDA BY THE DULUTH 1200 FUND, INC., AND/OR THE DULUTH RECOVERY LOAN PROGRAM AND AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER DOCUMENTS OR AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO EVIDENCE SUCH APPROVALS. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stewart)

 

BY PRESIDENT NESS                     (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

05-0736R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING PLANNING PRINCIPLES FOR DEVELOPMENT IN SOME AREAS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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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)


05-048-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 8, SECTIONS 13, 18, 24, 27, 32, 40, 41, 42, 44, 49, 50, 51, 52, 55, 56, 57, 59, 62 AND 67 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


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


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.” -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


05-047-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY IN CENTRAL HILLSIDE TO WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, LLC, FOR $18,400. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY PRESIDENT NESS                        (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


05-045-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO CABLE TELEVISION FRANCHISE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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