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ACTIONS

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, May 8, 2006

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT: Krause

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - March 13 and 28, 2006. -- APPROVED

 

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RESOLUTION RECONSIDERED

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

06-0307R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING DULUTH’S MEMBERSHIP IN THE COALITION OF GREATER MINNESOTA CITIES. -- FAILED 4-4-1 (Nays: Gilbert, Johnson, Little, Stover)

 

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


06-0233R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A THREE YEAR CONTRACT TO CARLSON MEDIA, INC., FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION OF PUBLIC AWARENESS ABOUT PRODUCT SAFETY AND UTILITY SERVICES NOT TO EXCEED $84,900 IN 2006, $85,000 FOR 2007 AND $85,000 FOR 2008. (TABLED 4/10) -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


06-0265R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING PARKING METER ZONES ON SECOND STREET AND RATES AND TIME LIMITS THEREFORE. (TABLED 4/24) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


06-0266R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH NO PARKING 2:00 A.M. TO 6:00 A.M. ON NORTH SIDE OF SECOND STREET FROM FOURTH AVENUE WEST TO FOURTH AVENUE EAST. (TABLED 4/24) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


06-0301R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT NO. 19897 WITH THE MINNESOTA CONSERVATION CORPS FOR THE BRUSHING AND CLEARING OF OVERLOOKS ALONG SKYLINE PARKWAY. (TABLED 4/24) -- 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 KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

06-0306R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO TWIN CITIES MACK AND VOLVO TRUCK FOR TWO MACK TRUCK CAB AND CHASSIS IN THE AMOUNT OF $208,509; SUPERCEDING RESOLUTION 06-0177. -- PASSED


06-0311R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO GRANDMA’S MARATHON - DULUTH, INC., CANAL PARK DRIVE AND BUCHANAN STREET. -- PASSED


06-0312R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE LICENSED PREMISES OF GRANDMA’S, INC. (GRANDMA’S SALOON AND DELI), 522 LAKE AVENUE SOUTH. -- PASSED


06-0313R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN PUBLIC PLACES IN CANAL PARK ON JUNE 17, 2006, IN CONJUNCTION WITH GRANDMA'S MARATHON AND SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS. -- PASSED

 

06-0325R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE, ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE AND 2:00 A.M. BEVERAGE LICENSE FROM TEMPLECORP, INC. (NORSHOR THEATRE), 211 EAST SUPERIOR STREET, TO BLACK RIVER MILLS, INC. (NORSHOR THEATRE), SAME ADDRESS. -- PASSED

 

06-0331R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS FOR COMPUTER AIDED DISPATCH SYSTEM ACCESS IN THE AMOUNT OF $19,080. -- PASSED


06-0332R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SWANSON & YOUNGDALE, INC., FOR THE EXTERIOR PAINTING OF SUPERIOR STREET SKYWALKS IN THE AMOUNT OF $76,595. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


06-0345R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF MARIA KRYNICKI AND SAMUEL RESENDEZ AND THE APPOINTMENTS OF MYRNA RAISANEN REPLACING JOHN STAINE AND KRISTINA DEFOE REPLACING KAMAL GINDY, TO THE DULUTH HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION. -- PASSED


06-0346R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF ROBERT POWLESS AND EVELYN TANNER TO THE AMERICAN INDIAN COMMISSION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-0319R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR A DEED CONTAMINATION CLEAN-UP GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,930,391 RELATED TO THE CLYDE PARK PROJECT AND COMMITTING LOCAL MATCH SUBJECT TO SUBSEQUENT COUNCIL ACCEPTANCE OF THE GRANT. -- PASSED

 

06-0336R - RESOLUTION VACATING THE NORTH-SOUTH ALLEY LOCATED 125 FEET WEST OF 100TH AVENUE WEST (HILL, MCFADDEN, SACKETTE). -- PASSED


06-0337R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A LOW DENSITY PLANNED DEVELOPMENT SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO TED STOCKE OF TRINITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP, LLC, FOR TWO UNIT BUILDINGS IN COFFEE CREEK DIVISION ON 19 ACRES, LOCATED BETWEEN TRINITY ROAD AND QUINCE STREET APPROXIMATELY 300 FEET EAST OF ANDERSON ROAD. -- PASSED

 

BY PRESIDENT REINERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

06-0324R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ASSISTIVE VOTING EQUIPMENT. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


06-0308R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MIDWEST REGION GAS TASK FORCE ASSOCIATION FOR MEMBERSHIP FOR YEAR 2006 IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,766.72. -- PASSED


06-0309R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE SANITARY SEWER OVERFLOW STORAGE FACILITY PLAN FOR THE LAKESIDE AREA. -- PASSED

 

06-0315R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO CONTRACT NO. 19704 WITH MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES COASTAL PROGRAM EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE GRANT. -- PASSED


06-0320R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO AMERICAN PAVEMENT SOLUTIONS FOR 2006 CRACK SEAL OF EAST SUPERIOR STREET AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $48,024. -- PASSED

 

06-0333R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO REUBEN JOHNSON & SON, INC. FOR THE DULUTH HEIGHTS I 2006 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT SITE IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,087,200. -- PASSED

 

06-0335R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE FREE CONVEYANCE OF A UTILITY EASEMENT ACROSS TAX FORFEITED LAND FOR PURPOSES OF CONSTRUCTION OF A SIX INCH PE HIGH PRESSURE GAS MAIN ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF EAST SUPERIOR STREET BETWEEN 63RD AVENUE EAST AND 65TH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED


06-0341R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY FOR EXPENSE SHARING IN PURSUIT OF CLAIMS ARISING FROM THE DESTRUCTION OF PETERSON ARENA. -- PASSED


06-0347R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO LHB, INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE EMERGENCY REPAIR OF THE WEST FOURTH STREET STORM CULVERT BETWEEN TENTH AVENUE WEST AND 11TH AVENUE WEST IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,974. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

06-0344R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH FOR TEMPORARY USE OF AIRPARK PROPERTY FOR POLICE CANINE TRIALS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


06-0316R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO BE A SPONSOR OF THE 2006 NORTHSHORE INLINE MARATHON AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $15,000. -- PASSED


06-0318R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH FRIENDS OF TENNIS, INC. PROVIDING FOR THE SHARED USE OF THE LONGVIEW TENNIS COURTS. -- PASSED


06-0340R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING GIFT TO THE LIBRARY AND EXPRESSING GRATITUDE TO DULUTH LIBRARY FOUNDATION. -- PASSED


06-0342R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING LIMITED USE PERMIT FROM MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR VARIOUS LOCATIONS FOR USE BY SUPERIOR HIKING TRAIL. -- PASSED


06-0343R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING FIRST AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT NO. 19606 WITH SUPERIOR HIKING TRAIL ASSOCIATION ADDING PROPERTY. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

06-0322R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN FOR THE LAKE SUPERIOR VIEW TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT AS PROPOSED BY THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA. -- TABLED

 

 

06-0338R - RESOLUTION DENYING THE VACATION OF VICTORIA PLACE (AKA 28TH AVENUE EAST) BETWEEN EAST EIGHTH STREET AND ELIZABETH STREET, LOCATED BETWEEN 2727 AND 2801 EAST EIGHTH STREET (JOHNSON, REICHHOFF, SJOGREN). -- TABLED

 


06-0339R - RESOLUTION VACATING VICTORIA PLACE (AKA 28TH AVENUE EAST) BETWEEN EAST EIGHTH STREET AND ELIZABETH STREET, LOCATED BETWEEN 2727 AND 2801 EAST EIGHTH STREET (JOHNSON, REICHHOFF, SJOGREN). --TABLED

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

06-0314R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON & SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF CENTRAL AVENUE ALLEY FROM RAMSEY TO BRISTOL STREETS IN THE AMOUNT OF $76,943.58. -- PASSED 7-0-1-1 (Gilbert)

 

06-0334R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON & SONS, INC. FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A WATERMAIN IN LAWN STREET FROM PORTAL AVENUE TO APPROXIMATELY 383 FEET EAST OF CENTERLINE OF PORTAL AVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $47,858.15. -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

 

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

06-0323R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CITY PURCHASING DEPARTMENT SEEK A QUALIFIED LEGAL FIRM THAT DOES NOT HAVE A CONFLICT OF INTEREST WITH THE CITY’S ACTIVITIES TO INVESTIGATE AND, IF APPROPRIATE, PROSECUTE FOR THE POSSIBLE VIOLATION OF MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 3.979, SUBD. 4, ALLEGED TO HAVE OCCURRED BY CITY OF DULUTH. -- TABLED

 

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

06-0348R - RESOLUTION APPROVING AGREEMENT WITH ARROWHEAD BOWHUNTER’S ALLIANCE FOR MANAGEMENT OF THE ANNUAL DEER CONTROL HUNT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILORS STEWART, STAUBER AND KRAUSE


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.  (REPLACEMENT 2) (AMENDED AND TABLED 4/24/06) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

 


The following entitled ordinance is to be read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT REINERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


06-013-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A FRANCHISE TO CC VIII OPERATING, LLC, D/B/A CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A CABLE SYSTEM IN THE CITY OF DULUTH SETTING FORTH CONDITIONS ACCOMPANYING THE GRANT OF THE FRANCHISE; PROVIDING FOR REGULATION AND USE OF THE SYSTEM AND PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY; AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF THE PROVISION HEREIN.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 


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