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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, December 5, 2005

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER                                 (FINANCE)


05-0741R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF DULUTH SUPERVISORY ASSOCIATION REGARDING ACTIVE AND RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE. (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 11/14) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


05-0804R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2006. (TABLED 11/28) -- AMENDED & 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 10/24) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


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 10/24) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


05-0761R - RESOLUTION TERMINATING A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY FOR A BUS SHELTER ON SECOND AVENUE EAST ABOVE SUPERIOR STREET (NORSHOR BUILDING). (TABLED 11/14) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


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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)


05-0830R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2006, TO DECEMBER 31, 2006, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


05-0831R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2006, TO DECEMBER 31, 2006, OPERATION BUDGET FO THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


05-0832R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2006, TO DECEMBER 31, 2006, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 2. -- PASSED

 

05-0835R - RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, STATING THE INTENT TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2006 AND APPROVING THE CAPITAL EQUIPMENT LIST ASSOCIATED WITH THE BONDS IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $1,750,000. -- PASSED


05-0836R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF CONSTRUCTION OF A SANITARY SEWER IN HIGHLAND STREET ALLEY. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


05-0825R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT 125 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER IN CENTRAL AVENUE ALLEY BEGINNING 60 FEET NORTH OF ALBION STREET AND EXTENDING NORTHERLY (CITY JOB NO. 0515SN). -- PASSED


05-0826R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONSTRUCT 1,000 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER IN MAPLE GROVE ROAD BEGINNING 200 FEET WEST OF ROBIN AVENUE AND EXTENDING WESTERLY (CITY JOB NO. 0544SN). -- PASSED

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


05-0824R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING DONATIONS FROM THE SPIRIT VALLEY NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION OF VARIOUS EQUIPMENT FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER                                 (FINANCE)

 

05-0834R - RESOLUTION APPROVING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN AND CALLING FOR PUBLIC HEARING ON INTENTION TO ISSUE IMPROVEMENT BONDS UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 475.521. -- TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-0827R - RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $210,470 BETWEEN THE 2000, 2003 AND 2004 HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAMS. -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION


05-0828R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH CC SAN MARCO, LLC, RELATED TO THE SAN MARCO RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT. -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

 

05-0837R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE FREE CONVEYANCE OF TAX FORFEITED LAND LOCATED BETWEEN SOUTH RIDGE ROAD AND 40TH AVENUE EAST, NEAR NORTHLAND ESTATES, FOR STORMWATER DRAINAGE AND STEEP SLOPE PROTECTION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY PRESIDENT NESS               (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

05-0842R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING CHILD CARE PROGRAM. -- PASSED 6-2-1 (Little, Stauber; Johnson abstained)

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

05-0829R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO LAND SALE AGREEMENT WITH GRANITE WORKS, INC., AUTHORIZING PAYMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $20,000 FOR INSTALLATION OF A PUBLIC SEWER MAIN ADJACENT TO THE GRANITE WORKS SITE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER                                 (FINANCE)


05-054-O - AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE YEAR 2005 INCREASING THE BUDGET AND APPROPRIATING MONIES FOR THE PAYMENT OF SUCH INCREASE. -- 1st READING


05-055-O - AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2006 APPROPRIATION MONIES FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC UTILITIES, AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISE FUNDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. -- 1st READING


05-056-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSES FOR THE YEAR 2006. -- 1st READING


05-057-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2006. -- 1st READING


05-058-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2006. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


05-052-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 43 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM S, SUBURBAN, TO R-1-B, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED SOUTH OF GLENWOOD STREET ALONG THE NORTH SIDE OF NORTH RIDGE ROAD (CITY OF DULUTH). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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