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ACTIONS

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, March 13, 2006

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT: Reinert
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - January 3, 9 and 23, 2006. -- APPROVED


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RESOLUTION TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-0182R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING ADMINISTRATION TO DETERMINE WHETHER BEACON POINT IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE SETBACK REQUIREMENTS AND TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION.  (TABLED 2/27) -- REMOVED FROM AGENDA


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


The following entitled resolution was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT REINERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


06-0169R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RULE 7 OF THE STANDING RULES OF THE CITY COUNCIL. -- 1st READING


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CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the consent agenda were enacted by one unanimous motion.


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)

 

06-0195R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLLS LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTIONS OF PORTIONS OF THE 2005 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


06-0196R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLLS LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTIONS OF CEDAR RIDGE ESTATES FULL DEVELOPMENT AND BAY VIEW ALLEY FROM PIEDMONT TO DIAMOND AVENUE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


06-0167R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DULUTH LAWN AND SPORT, INC., FOR JOHN DEERE REPAIR PARTS AND SUPPLIES AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2006 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $10,000. -- PASSED


06-0168R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO POMPS TIRE SERVICE, CURTIS OIL COMPANY, FOR TIRES AND TUBES AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2006 AT AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $33,000. -- PASSED


06-0170R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MANEY INTERNATIONAL OF DULUTH, INC., FOR O.E.M. NAVISTAR PARTS AND REPAIRS AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2006 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $40,000. -- PASSED


06-0171R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BOYER TRUCKS, DULUTH-SUPERIOR, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR FORD/FREIGHTLINER VEHICLES AS NEEDED DURING THE YEAR 2006 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $16,000. -- PASSED


06-0172R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MACQUEEN EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR ELGIN VACTOR O.E.M. REPAIR PARTS AS NEEDED DURING THE YEAR 2006 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $30,000. -- PASSED


06-0173R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ZIEGLER, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR CATERPILLAR EQUIPMENT AS NEEDED DURING THE YEAR 2006 IN AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $25,000. -- PASSED


06-0174R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. JOSEPH EQUIPMENT OF DULUTH FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR CASE EQUIPMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,000. -- PASSED


06-0175R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTRAX EQUIPMENT OF DULUTH FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR JOHN DEERE EQUIPMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,000. -- PASSED


06-0176R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO INTER-CITY OIL COMPANY, INC., FOR DELIVERED FUEL AS NEEDED FOR 12 MONTHS COMMENCING SEPTEMBER 2006 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $50,000. -- PASSED


06-0177R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO TWIN CITIES MACK AND VOLVO TRUCK FOR TWO MACK TRUCK CAB AND CHASSIS IN THE AMOUNT OF $178,917.67. -- PASSED


06-0178R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LARSON CHEV-OLDS FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR GENERAL MOTORS VEHICLES AS NEEDED DURING THE YEAR 2006 IN AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $20,000. -- PASSED


06-0179R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO EMERGENCY AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR EMERGENCY LIGHTS AND STROBES, PARTS AND SUPPLIES AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2006 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $12,000. -- PASSED


06-0180R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NAPA AUTO PARTS, INC., FOR AIR, OIL AND FUEL FILTERS AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2006 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $10,000. -- PASSED


06-0181R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO STEPP MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC., FOR TWO PRE-MIX HEATERS - MODEL SPH-3.0 IN THE AMOUNT OF $37,967.25. -- PASSED


06-0184R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELSON DODGE GMC FOR TWO MARKED PATROL VEHICLES IN THE AMOUNT OF $47,760. -- PASSED


06-0185R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ELK RIVER FORD FOR TEN MARKED PATROL VEHICLES IN THE AMOUNT OF $209,730. -- PASSED


06-0190R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE, SUNDAY LICENSE, DANCING LICENSE AND APPLICATION FOR A 2:00 A.M. BEVERAGE LICENSE FROM D.S. PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, INC. (LIMIT BAR), 1426 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE, TO LEBLANC/TERWEY, INC. (LIMIT BAR), SAME ADDRESS. -- PASSED


06-0191R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND SUNDAY LICENSE AND APPLICATION FOR A 2:00 A.M. BEVERAGE LICENSE FROM NYLEN, MAGIE AND STRUM PROPERTIES (BUENA VISTA LOUNGE), 1144 MESABA AVENUE, TO HIPPO DOWN THE STREET, LLC (CARMODY IRISH PUB), 308 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED

 

06-0193R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO IRVING COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, PIEDMONT HEIGHTS HOCKEY ASSOCIATION AND SECOND HARVEST NORTHERN LAKES FOOD BANK. -- PASSED


06-0194R - RESOLUTION DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD FEBRUARY 28, 2006. -- PASSED


06-0199R - RESOLUTION FOR AWARD AND EXECUTION OF CONTRACT WITH MIDWEST EAP SOLUTIONS FOR PROVIDING EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SERVICES NOT TO EXCEED $6,500 IN 2006, $7,000 IN 2007 AND $7,500 IN 2008. -- PASSED


06-0205R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ALEX AIR APPARATUS, INC., FOR A 20-HP BREATHING AIR COMPRESSOR AND TWO-CYLINDERS IN THE AMOUNT OF $29,071.31. -- PASSED


06-0209R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MTI DISTRIBUTING, INC., FOR FIVE YEAR LEASE PURCHASE OF ASSORTED GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT TO BE PAID IN SIX MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS OF $16,873.86 ANNUALLY FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS ON A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $463,005 AT 3.95 PERCENT ANNUALLY. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


06-0144R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF ROGER REINERT TO SISTER CITY COMMISSION REPLACING JIM STAUBER. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

06-0200R - RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,700 IN THE 2005 HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM. -- PASSED


06-0206R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER TO THE MINNESOTA ASSISTANCE COUNCIL FOR VETERANS OF THE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP INTEREST OF CENTER CITY HOUSING CORPORATION IN MPA LIMITED PARTNERS II LIMITED PARTNERSHIP WITH RESPECT TO A HOME PROGRAM LOAN AGREEMENT, CDBG SRO LOAN AGREEMENT AND CDBG GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY RELATED TO MEMORIAL PARK APARTMENTS. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


06-0134R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR DESIGN, PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR A SCADA SYSTEM TO MONITOR THE WATER, WASTEWATER AND GAS FLOWS WITHIN THE CITY OF DULUTH IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $58,830. -- PASSED

 

06-0164R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MINNESOTA MUNICIPAL UTILITY ASSOCIATION FOR GAS CIRCUIT RIDER PROGRAM AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $10,000. -- PASSED

06-0197R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING DEED AND BILL OF SALE FROM WLSSD FOR PUMPING STATION AND FORCE MAIN FROM 47TH AVENUE EAST TO 52ND AVENUE EAST AND ACCEPTING FUNDS. -- PASSED


06-0201R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO HOFFMAN AND McNAMARA FOR TREE PLANTING FOR THE 2005 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $76,876, CITY JOB NO. 0545TR. -- PASSED


06-0203R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING STAR GRANT OF $4,125 FROM MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND COMMITTING LOCAL MATCH. -- PASSED


06-0204R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH SOO LINE RAILROAD COMPANY FOR THE PURCHASE OF PROPERTY FOR HELBERG DRIVE IN THE AMOUNT OF $71,445.60. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

06-0198R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH WLSSD FOR USE OF THE CITY’S SOLID WASTE COMPLIANCE OFFICER. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)


06-0186R - RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE 2006-2010 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN AND STATING THE INTENT TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 475.521, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $915,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

06-0192R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND SUNDAY LICENSE FROM COPASETIC, INC. (KOZY BAR), 129 EAST FIRST STREET, TO TEMPLE CORPORATION, INC. (KOZY BAR), SAME ADDRESS. (REPLACEMENT) -- TABLED

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-0132R - RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS TO DENY A VARIANCE TO REDUCE THE MINIMUM STREET FRONTAGE REQUIREMENT IN A SUBURBAN DISTRICT FROM 250 FEET TO ZERO FEET FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING ON VACANT LAND WITH ACCESS EASEMENT OFF SWAN LAKE ROAD, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS N1/2 OF SW1/4 OF SW1/4 OF SE1/4 OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 50, RANGE 14 (DENNIS JENSEN). -- TABLED

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06-0133R - RESOLUTION REVERSING THE DECISION OF THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS TO DENY A VARIANCE TO REDUCE THE MINIMUM STREET FRONTAGE REQUIREMENT IN A SUBURBAN DISTRICT FROM 250 FEET TO ZERO FEET FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING ON VACANT LAND WITH ACCESS EASEMENT OFF SWAN LAKE ROAD, LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS N1/2 OF SW1/4 OF SW1/4 OF SE1/4 OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 50, RANGE 14 (DENNIS JENSEN). -- TABLED

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

06-0202R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH BARR ENGINEERING COMPANY FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR STUDY, ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATION FOR SEDIMENT CONTROL IN COFFEE AND MILLER CREEKS IN THE AMOUNT OF $92,817. -- TABLED

 

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


06-0187R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING CONTINUING REPORT FROM THE ADMINISTRATION. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


06-0188R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING PARKING METER ZONES IN CANAL PARK AND RATES AND TIME LIMITS THEREFORE. -- TABLED

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


06-0054R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A GRANT AGREEMENT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES COASTAL PROGRAM FOR $7,740 TO BE USED FOR LAND ACQUISITION OF BURLINGTON NORTHERN RAILROAD PROPERTY ON GRASSY POINT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


06-0055R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A GRANT AGREEMENT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES REMEDIATION FUND GRANT PROGRAM FOR $7,740 TO BE USED FOR LAND ACQUISITION OF BURLINGTON NORTHERN RAILROAD PROPERTY ON GRASSY POINT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


06-0056R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTE FE RAILWAY COMPANY FOR THE PURCHASE OF PROPERTY ON GRASSY POINT IN WEST DULUTH FOR $16,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


06-0087R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS AGREEMENT WITH APEX PROPERTY AND TRACK EXCHANGE, INC., AND THE BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTE FE RAILWAY COMPANY FOR PROPERTY BEING ACQUIRED FROM THE BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE RAILWAY COMPANY ON GRASSY POINT IN WEST DULUTH. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)


05-060-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; ADDING ARTICLE XXXIV - MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT. (TABLED 1/9/2006 FOR COMMITTEE MEETING) (REPLACEMENT 2) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

 

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