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ACTIONS

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
- August 14, 24 and 28, 2006. -- APPROVED

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RESOLUTIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR NESS                 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)

 

06-0668R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH PARKING METER ZONES ON BOTH SIDES OF FIRST STREET BETWEEN THIRD AVENUE EAST AND FOURTH AVENUE EAST, ON THE NORTH SIDE OF FIRST STREET BETWEEN FOURTH AVENUE EAST AND SIXTH AVENUE EAST, ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF FIRST STREET FROM 125 FEET WEST OF SIXTH AVENUE EAST TO SIXTH AVENUE EAST, ON THE WEST SIDE OF THIRD AVENUE EAST BETWEEN SECOND STREET ALLEY AND SECOND STREET, AND ON THE WEST SIDE OF FOURTH AVENUE EAST BETWEEN SUPERIOR STREET AND SECOND STREET, AND RATES AND TIME LIMITS THEREFOR. -- NOT RECONSIDERED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


06-0675R - RESOLUTION VACATING THE SOUTHEASTERLY EIGHT FEET OF 29TH STREET, BETWEEN LAKE AVENUE AND MINNESOTA AVENUE ON PARK POINT (SUSAN PETERS). -- NOT RECONSIDERED


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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-0661R - RESOLUTION DENYING A REZONING PETITION TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM M-1, MANUFACTURING, TO C-1, COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1901 SOUTH STREET (JOSEPH AND ROSE KLEIMAN). (TABLED 9/25 FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORDINANCE 06-035-O) -- FAILED UNANIMOUSLY

 

06-0692R - RESOLUTION RESCINDING RESOLUTION 05-0088 IN ITS ENTIRETY AND CONDITIONALLY COMMITTING FUNDING SOURCES FOR ACQUISITION OF A COMPLETED PUBLIC PARKING LOT AND PAYMENT FOR FUTURE PUBLIC RECREATIONAL USE AND PROGRAMMING AT A NEW FACILITY TO REPLACE PETERSON HOCKEY ARENA. (REPLACEMENT) (AMENDMENT) (TABLED 9/25 FOR COMMITTEE MEETING) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


06-0564R - RESOLUTION TO REMOVE THE ONE-WAY DESIGNATION FROM EAST FIRST STREET BETWEEN 12TH AND 24TH AVENUES EAST. (TABLED 8/14 FOR RESIDENT INPUT) -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION


06-0565R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH NO PARKING ON VARIOUS STREETS. (TABLED 8/14 FOR RESIDENT INPUT) -- 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 KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


06-0697R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE RENEWAL OF A MINNESOTA CURRENCY EXCHANGE LICENSE TO PAWN AMERICA MINNESOTA, LLC. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


06-0708R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF CHARLES ANDRESEN REPLACING HOWARD MARTZ TO THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS. -- PASSED


06-0709R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF DENNIS LAMKIN AND JONATHAN LEE TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION. -- PASSED


06-0710R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF CYNTHIA HAGLEY REPLACING DAVID J. SMITH, TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL. -- PASSED


06-0711R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF BRIAN ALLEN AND THE APPOINTMENT OF CHARLES KORSCH TO THE TREE COMMISSION, REPLACING THERESE VAUGHN. -- PASSED


06-0715R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF CHERYL GRAHAM, CHERIE SAWINSKI AND RANDAL ZIMMERMANN, REPLACING ISOBEL RAPAICH, TO THE SISTER CITY COMMISSION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

06-0659R - RESOLUTION VACATING PARTS OF HELM AVENUE AND MICHIGAN STREET (DMIR). -- PASSED

 

06-0720R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE FREE CONVEYANCE OF 1.46 ACRES OF TAX FORFEITED LAND FOR STREET AND UTILITY PURPOSES LOCATED ALONG BAYHILL DRIVE SOUTH OF PULASKI STREET. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR NESS                 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


06-0690R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND THE ST LOUIS COUNTY BOARD FOR THE FURNISHING OF HOME DELIVERED MEALS TO INCREASE THE PAYMENT FOR ELDERLY WAIVER MEALS FROM $5.94 TO $6.08 PER MEAL. -- PASSED


06-0694R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH JOB SERVICES TO PROVIDE DISLOCATED WORKER SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $97,259 FOR THE FEDERAL PROGRAM (FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2006 - JUNE 30, 2007), $161,584 FOR THE STATE PROGRAM (FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2006 - JUNE 30, 2007) AND $76,000 FOR THE AIRLINE WORKER PROGRAM (FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2006 - DECEMBER 31, 2006). -- PASSED


06-0698R - RESOLUTION ENTERING INTO AN AGREEMENT ACCEPTING $196,105 FROM SENIOR SERVICE AMERICA, INC., TO OPERATE THE SENIOR AIDES PROGRAM FROM OCTOBER 1, 2006, TO JUNE 30, 2007; PROGRAM FUNDS WILL BE ACCEPTED UPON RECEIPT OF NOTICES OF FUNDS AVAILABLE. -- PASSED

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


06-0696R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 05-0723, TO INCREASE THE CONTRACT WITH UNITED ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR MOTOR CONTROL EQUIPMENT AND SWITCHGEAR, AT AN INCREASE OF $13,890.80, FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $66,533.75. -- PASSED


06-0701R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO KTM PAVING, INC., FOR THE SNOW PLOWING OF MUNICIPAL PARKING LOTS AND RAMPS AS NEEDED DURING THE 2006-2007 WINTER SEASON AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $25,000. -- PASSED


06-0704R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY LAND DEPARTMENT. -- PASSED


06-0717R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 06-0620 TO INCREASE THE CONTRACT WITH HOLIDAY STATIONSTORES, INC., FOR FUEL AS NEEDED THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2006, BY $200,000, FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $650,358. -- PASSED

 

06-0725R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO STOUT MECHANICAL, INC., FOR INSTALLATION OF HOT WATER SUPPLY AND RETURN LINES TO CANAL PARK INN - LODGE ON LAKE SUPERIOR IN THE AMOUNT OF $186,000. -- PASSED

 

06-0726R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO APEX MECHANICAL FOR THE NEW SAN MARCO APARTMENTS STEAM LINE EXTENSION IN THE AMOUNT OF $80,700. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


06-0702R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY SHERIFF TO PROVIDE IDENTIFICATION SERVICES FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT DURING YEAR 2006 FOR AN ESTIMATED $13,495. -- PASSED


06-0703R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE A MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATION IN A SHARED INTEGRATED CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM KNOWN AS NEMESIS (NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA ENFORCEMENT AND SAFETY INFORMATION SYSTEM) FOR $27,500.28. -- PASSED


06-0705R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SEASONAL CLOSING OF PORTIONS OF LINCOLN PARK DRIVE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


06-0693R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AMENDED AGREEMENT WITH THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY, INC. -- PASSED


06-0707R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GIFT FROM THE DULUTH LIBRARY FOUNDATION FOR LIBRARY MATERIALS. -- PASSED


06-0713R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH WILLIAM STARKS PROVIDING FOR STARK’S USE OF THE WASHINGTON RECREATION CENTER FOR HIS BASKETBALL LEAGUE ACTIVITIES. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)


06-0699R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL OF DELINQUENT STORMWATER UTILITY FEES DURING THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2004, TO DECEMBER 31, 2005, AS PROVIDED FOR IN ARTICLE XI OF CHAPTER 43 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE. -- PASSED 5-4 (Little, NEss, Stauber, Stewart)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-0714R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN BAYWALK CONSTRUCTION EXPENSES IN THE AMOUNT OF $225,000, AND AUTHORIZING A BAYWALK EASEMENT AGREEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $65,000 AND A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH MARINE IRON & SHIPBUILDING COMPANY. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 8-1 (Little)


06-0716R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LETOURNEAU AND SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF BAYWALK EXTENSION PHASE V IN THE AMOUNT OF $225,000. -- PASSED 8-1 (Little)

 

06-0718R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 05-0641 TO AUTHORIZE A HOUSING INVESTMENT FUND (HIF) LOAN AGREEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $150,000 WITH MATTERHORN APARTMENTS, LLC, FOR THE VILLAGE AT MATTERHORN PROJECT AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS RELATED THERETO. -- PASSED 5-4 (Gilbert, Krause, Little, Stewart)

 

06-0719R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE LAKEWALK EASEMENT FROM JUDSON HATFIELD TRUST FOR $40,000. -- TABLED

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-041-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO MARGUERITE P. ACHESON FOR A FIXED AWNING TO PROJECT INTO AND OVER THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF EAST SUPERIOR STREET, 47TH AVENUE EAST AND MCCULLOCH STREET FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4631 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

06-042-O - AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR LABOR UNION ORGANIZATION PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN CITY PROJECTS; ADDING A NEW SECTION 2-28 TO THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)


06-038-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $1,225,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL GAS UTILITY UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- PASSED 7-2 (Little, Stauber)


06-039-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $1,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL SEWER UTILITY UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- PASSED 7-2 (Little, Stauber)


06-040-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $1,150,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL WATER UTILITY UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- PASSED 7-2 (Little, Stauber)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-035-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 38 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM M-1, MANUFACTURING DISTRICT, TO C-1, COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1901 SOUTH STREET (JOSEPH AND ROSE KLEIMAN). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


06-036-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 29 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-3, APARTMENT RESIDENTIAL, TO R-2, TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED NORTHWEST OF MESABA AVENUE BETWEEN SECOND AVENUE WEST AND WEST CASCADE STREET (FINNIGAN). -- TABLED


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