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ACTIONS

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, May 22, 2006

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT: Gilbert

 

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT REINERT (INTRODUCED BY COUNCILOR GILBERT)


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 5/8) -- 6-1-1-1 (Little Opposed; Reinert abstained; Gilbert absent)

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


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


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) -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

 

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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 STEWART                                (FINANCE)


06-0377R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF BENSON HEIGHTS STREET IMPROVEMENTS. -- PASSED


06-0383R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO TRANSFER $10,000 FROM THE TOURISM TAX FUND BALANCE TO THE BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES FOR VARIOUS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO THE MISSION CREEK AND KINGSBURY CREEK TRAILS. -- PASSED


06-0390R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO TRANSFER $6,500 FROM THE TOURISM TAX FUND BALANCE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION BUDGET FOR VARIOUS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AT THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


06-0327R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE FROM TEMPLECORP, INC. (KOZY BAR), 129 EAST FIRST STREET, TO BLACK RIVER MILLS, INC. (KOZY BAR), SAME ADDRESS. -- PASSED


06-0328R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE LICENSED PREMISES OF GRANDMA’S ANGIE’S, INC. (LITTLE ANGIE’S CANTINA), 11 EAST BUCHANAN STREET, AND LEMON REEF, INC. (REEF BAR), 2002 LONDON ROAD. -- PASSED


06-0329R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE, ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE AND 2:00 A.M. BEVERAGE LICENSE AND APPLICATION FOR A LATE NIGHT ENTERTAINMENT LICENSE FROM BLACK RIVER MILLS, INC. (DUBH LINN PUB & BILLIARDS), 109 WEST SUPERIOR STREET, TO DUBH LINN PUB & BILLIARDS, LLC (DUBH LINN PUB & BILLIARDS), SAME ADDRESS. -- PASSED


06-0330R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE, ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE AND APPLICATION FOR A 2:00 A.M. BEVERAGE LICENSE FROM WIZNER COMPANY (NORMAN’S BAR), 113 WEST SUPERIOR STREET, TO HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATES OF DULUTH, LLC (ACES ON FIRST), SAME ADDRESS. -- PASSED


06-0349R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO DULUTH SKYLINE ROTARY CLUB (VOLLEYFEST), BAYFRONT PARK. -- PASSED


06-0350R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO GLEN AVON HOCKEY ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED


06-0359R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO INSIGHT PUBLIC SECTOR, INC., FOR MISCELLANEOUS MICROCOMPUTER HARDWARE, NOT TO EXCEED THE YEAR 2006 BUDGET ALLOCATION OF $80,000 FOR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT. -- PASSED


06-0360R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO GATEWAY COMPANIES, INC., FOR MISCELLANEOUS MICROCOMPUTER HARDWARE, NOT TO EXCEED THE YEAR 2006 BUDGET ALLOCATION OF $150,000 FOR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT. -- PASSED


06-0361R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SOFTWARE HOUSE INTERNATIONAL (SHI) FOR COMPUTER SOFTWARE AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2006 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $80,000. -- PASSED


06-0362R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CP INTERNET FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AS AN INTERNET PROVIDER AND WEBSITE HOST DURING YEAR 2006 FOR AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $11,503.80. -- PASSED


06-0372R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. JOSEPH EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR A TRACTOR LOADER BACKHOE (CASE MODEL 580SM-2) IN THE AMOUNT OF $97,625.35. -- PASSED


06-0381R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 06-0299 REGARDING HOUSING INVESTMENT FUND (HIF) LOAN AGREEMENTS WITH APPROPRIATE AGENCIES. -- PASSED


06-0385R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF CW CHIPS GRILL & BAR, INC. (TWIN’S BAR), 501 EAST FOURTH STREET. -- PASSED


06-0386R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF JM & JK, INC. (JOHN’S RED LION), 220 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


06-0387R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF SHEMPCO, INC. (ROUNDUP BAR & GRILL), 415 EAST FOURTH STREET. -- PASSED


06-0388R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF LEGACY RESTAURANTS, INC. (DULUTH ATHLETIC CLUB B & G), 21 NORTH FOURTH AVENUE WEST. -- PASSED


06-0389R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF O’GILBY’S, INC. (O’GILBY’S BAR), 511 EAST FOURTH STREET. -- PASSED


06-0393R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LEEF SERVICES FOR LAUNDRY SERVICE AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2006 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $45,900. -- PASSED


06-0394R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO HYDRO METERING TECHNOLOGY FOR BADGER WATER METER REPAIR PARTS AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2006 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $39,724.50. -- PASSED


06-0395R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO GATR GMC FOR ONE GMC DIESEL TRUCK (MODEL 2006 TC5042) IN THE AMOUNT OF $44,866.32. -- PASSED


06-0396R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF WIZNER COMPANY (NORMAN’S BAR), 113 WEST FIRST STREET. -- PASSED


06-0397R - RESOLUTION FOR EXECUTION OF SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF MINNESOTA TO PROVIDE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES AND STOP LOSS INSURANCE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2005. -- PASSED


06-0401R - RESOLUTION AWARDING MAINTENANCE/RENTAL CONTRACT TO PITNEY BOWES FOR MAILING EQUIPMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $17,991.48. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


06-0358R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF POLICE CAPTAIN AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


06-0363R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF POLICE SERGEANT. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

06-0374R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO S.V. BAYHILL, LLC/LOTUS REALTY FOR A LOW DENSITY PLANNED DEVELOPMENT FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF BAYHILL DRIVE AND 75TH AVENUE WEST/PULASKY STREET IN FAIRMONT PARK. -- PASSED


06-0375R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF NORTH 52ND AVENUE EAST/LONDON AVENUE (HRA). -- PASSED


06-0376R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF PUBLIC CONSERVATION EASEMENT ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2502 MAPLE GROVE ROAD (SHARE ADVANTAGE CREDIT UNION). -- PASSED


06-0398R - RESOLUTION OBJECTING TO THE PROPOSED RECLASSIFICATION TO NONCONSERVATION AND SALE OF CERTAIN TAX FORFEITED PARCELS BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF SAINT LOUIS COUNTY (FN 06038; APRIL 21, 2006, RECLASSIFICATION). -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR NESS                 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


06-0399R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT REINERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


06-0357R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A THIRD AMENDMENT TO THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH MOSS & BARNETT RELATED TO THE CABLE FRANCHISE RENEWAL PROCESS. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


06-0326R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO DULUTH-SUPERIOR ERECTION FOR 2006 CITYWIDE PATCH AND SIDEWALK AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $471,953, CITY PROJECT NUMBER 0137TR. -- PASSED


06-0366R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM OF JEANNE AND WILLIAM DOLTER IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,000. -- PASSED


06-0378R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO STOUT MECHANICAL, INC., FOR SLIPLINING OF 24 INCH WATERMAIN IN 15TH AVENUE EAST FROM LONDON ROAD TO FOURTH STREET (CITY JOB NO. 0005WA) IN THE AMOUNT OF $526,815. -- PASSED


06-0384R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON & SONS, INC., FOR THE SIP 2006 LAKESIDE CENTRAL WEST NEIGHBORHOOD IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,412,559.29, CITY PROJECT NO. 0107TR. -- PASSED


06-0391R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO ARROWHEAD PAINTING COMPANY FOR PAINTING OF 2,952 GAS METER PIPING SETS THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF DULUTH IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,750 (CITY PROJECT NO. 0379GS). -- PASSED

 

06-0392R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF APPROXIMATELY 100 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER IN GRAND AVENUE BEGINNING AT 43RD AVENUE WEST AND CONTINUING SOUTHERLY, PURSUANT TO SECTION 61(a) OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DULUTH, AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $8,000 (CITY JOB NO. 0112TR). -- PASSED


06-0404R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACTS TO GLACIER PAVING, INC., AND NORTHLAND MATERIALS, LLC, DBA NORTHLAND BITUMINOUS, FOR BITUMINOUS MATERIALS AS NEEDED FOR YEAR 2006 FOR AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $125,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


06-0317R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ANIMAL ALLIES HUMANE SOCIETY FOR THE OPERATION OF AN ADOPTION PROGRAM WITHIN THE CITY OF DULUTH ANIMAL SHELTER. -- PASSED


06-0354R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ENVENTIS TELECOM, INC., FOR ONE EMBEDDED OPERATION CHANNEL (EOC) ROUTER AND EOC CISCO 24 PORT POE SWITCH IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,781.29. -- PASSED


06-0355R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UNIFORMS UNLIMITED, INC., FOR TEN X26 MODEL TASERS WITH HOLSTERS AND AIR CARTRIDGES IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $10,276. -- PASSED


06-0367R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC SAFETY, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $37,500 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE OPERATIONS OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR DRUG AND GANG TASK FORCE. -- PASSED


06-0369R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MOTOROLA, INC., FOR 13 VEHICULAR MODEMS AND CABLE FOR NEW EMERGENCY VEHICLES IN THE AMOUNT OF $29,172. -- PASSED


06-0371R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MUNICIPAL EMERGENCY SERVICES, INC., FOR SIX SCOTT EAGLE X THERMAL IMAGERS FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $34,800. -- PASSED


06-0379R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH ONE STALL HANDICAPPED PARKING ZONES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS. -- PASSED


06-0380R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH PARKING METER ZONE ON SUPERIOR STREET, NORTH SIDE, BETWEEN FOURTH AVENUE EAST AND FIFTH AVENUE EAST, AND RATES AND TIME LIMITS THEREFOR. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


06-0373R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SOUND CENTRAL, LLC, FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK PORTABLE STAGE UNIT WITH ADJUSTABLE DECK IN THE AMOUNT OF $72,295.50. -- PASSED


06-0400R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CENTRAL NEBRASKA PACKING, INC., FOR FROZEN MEAT AND BONES TO BE USED AS ANIMAL FOOD AS NEEDED DURING THE YEAR 2006 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $25,000. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT REINERT (INTRODUCED BY COUNCILOR GILBERT)


06-0368R - RESOLUTION REGARDING PLANNING FOR A SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY. -- PASSED 6-2-1 (Krause, Little)

 

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Councilor Gilbert arrived

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COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

06-0408R - RESOLUTION DENYING A REZONING PETITION TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM S-2, SUBURBAN RESIDENTIAL TO R-1-A, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED AT 7717 CONGDON BOULEVARD (GILBERTSON; FN 06034). -- TABLED

 

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


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 5/8) -- RETURNED TO PLANNING COMMISSION


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 5/8) -- RETURNED TO PLANNING COMMISSION


COMMITTEE 3


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 5/8) -- PASSED 5-4 (Gilbert, Johnson, Reinert, Stover)

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The regular order of business was resumed.

 

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COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR NESS                 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)

 

06-0409R - RESOLUTION RECONVENING RETIREE HEALTH CARE TASK FORCE (RESOLUTIONS 05-0460 AND 05-0523). (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

06-0412R - RESOLUTION TO GRANT DESIGNATION AS BOB DYLAN COMMEMORATIVE AREA (ROBERT ZIMMERMAN). (REPLACEMENT) -- AMENDED & PASSED 8-1 (Krause)


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

06-0382R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A RESIDENTIAL STREET, SANITARY SEWER AND WATERMAIN ON SPEAR AVENUE FROM SILCOX AVENUE TO LIVINGSTON AVENUE AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $430,000 (CITY JOB NO. 0537TR). -- TABLED

 

06-0410R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH THE SALVATION ARMY RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION OF EMERGENCY ENERGY ASSISTANCE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,086. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER AND PRESIDENT REINERT

 

06-0406R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING RESTORATION OF FUNDING TO THE STATE AIRPORTS FUND. -- AMENDED & 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. (AMENDMENT) (REPLACEMENT 2) (RECONSIDERED, AMENDED & TABLED 4/10/06) -- AMENDED & PASSED 5-4 (Johnson, Ness, Reinert, Stover)


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-015-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 41 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1-A, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO R-1-B, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4100 LONDON ROAD (BELL). -- 1st READING


06-016-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 47 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM S-2, SUBURBAN RESIDENTIAL TO R-1-A, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED AT 7717 CONGDON BOULEVARD (GILBERTSON). -- 1st READING


BY PRESIDENT REINERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


06-014-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; AMENDING SECTION 2-112 TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SISTER CITY COMMISSION TO 15 MEMBERS; AMENDING SECTION 2-113 TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMS OF THE NEW MEMBERS. -- 1st READING


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