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ACTIONS

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, November 13, 2006

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT: Stewart

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


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) -- REMOVED FROM AGENDA


BY COUNCILOR NESS                 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


06-0733R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING GOVERNMENTAL ACTION FOR PROTECTION OF WILD RICE. (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 10/23 FOR PRESENTATION) -- PASSED 5-3-1 (Krause, Little, Stauber)


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


The following entitled resolutions were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-0760R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH NORTHSTAR MACHINE AND TOOL COMPANY, INC., D/B/A NORTHSTAR AEROSPACE, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000, CONTINGENT UPON RECEIPT OF A MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. -- 1st READING

 

BY COUNCILORS GILBERT AND JOHNSON  

 

06-0758R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING A NEW STANDING RULE OF THE CITY COUNCIL PERTAINING TO NOMINATION OF OFFICERS. -- 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)


06-0749R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY IN FULL THE EXPENSE OF SOLID WASTE COLLECTION DURING THE PERIOD OF MARCH 1, 2005, TO JUNE 1, 2006, FOR WHICH THE LICENSED COLLECTOR HAS NOT BEEN REIMBURSED AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 24 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE. -- PASSED


06-0765R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


06-0767R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHERN BUSINESS PRODUCTS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF HERMAN MILLER FURNISHINGS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE AUDITOR’S OFFICE RENOVATION PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $97,671.08. -- PASSED


06-0768R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NYLUND ELECTRIC, INC., FOR ELECTRICAL REWIRING SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE AUDITOR’S OFFICE RENOVATION PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $28,258. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                             (PERSONNEL)


06-0728R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF TRAFFIC MAINTENANCEPERSON INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO TRAFFIC MAINTENANCE WORKER AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED

 

06-0747R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENTS OF SANDRA GRAFF AND YOLANDE JENNY TO THE ANIMAL HUMANE BOARD, REPLACING MARCIA OPIEN AND MARY JANE SMYTHE. -- PASSED


06-0753R - RESOLUTIONS APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE REVISED CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF MANAGER, HUMAN RESOURCES, INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO MANAGER, HUMAN RESOURCES, HEALTH CARE AND SAFETY, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-0759R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT WITH UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, RESOLUTION 05-0669, ADDING TASKS AND INCREASING AMOUNT BY $1,800. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR NESS                 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


06-0752R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO PROVIDE FOOD SUPPORT EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING SERVICES AT COSTS NOT TO EXCEED $32,384.50, FROM OCTOBER 1, 2006, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2007. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


06-0745R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC., FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF TWO PEDESTRIAN BRIDGES IN LESTER PARK IN THE AMOUNT OF $81,349. -- PASSED


06-0746R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BEDROCK-FLINT, INC., FOR MASONRY RESTORATION OF FIRE STATION #4, 425 WEST COLLEGE STREET, IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,896. -- PASSED


06-0748R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING AND DEDICATING AN EASEMENT FOR STREET AND UTILITY PURPOSES AT NO COST FROM ROBERT ALLEN BAUERS ADJACENT TO ROBIN AVENUE IN DULUTH HEIGHTS. -- PASSED


06-0763R - 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


06-0764R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF PROPERTY FOR A SANITARY SEWER OVERFLOW FACILITY NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF 32ND AVENUE EAST AND LONDON ROAD, FROM TISCHER CREEK, LLC, FOR THE TOTAL COST OF $64,000. -- PASSED


06-0766R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE AMENDMENT TO THE FACILITY PLAN FOR SANITARY SEWER OVERFLOW STORAGE FOR THE LAKESIDE INTERCEPTOR. -- PASSED


06-0771R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A THREE-YEAR CONTRACT TO VINE BODY SHOP FOR VEHICLE BODY REPAIRS AS NEEDED DURING 2006-2007, AT AN ESTIMATED FIRST-YEAR AMOUNT OF $30,000. -- PASSED

 

06-0775R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 06-0472 FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A 12 INCH STORM SEWER IN A UTILITY EASEMENT BETWEEN TIOGA STREET AND COLORADO STREET ABOVE 41ST AVENUE EAST, BY ALLIANCE STEEL CONSTRUCTION, INC., TO INCREASE THE DOLLAR AMOUNT BY $35,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $160,273. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


06-0755R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ACCEPT A $21,299 GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND TO EXECUTE ANY DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE EXECUTED TO ACCEPT SUCH GRANT. -- PASSED


06-0769R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACTS TO TWO VENDORS - TWIN PORTS EXCAVATING AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC., (CSI) OF DULUTH - FOR DEMOLITION OF FOUR STRUCTURES FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $48,707. -- PASSED

 

06-0772R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO GRANT CONTRACT NO. 2000-9748 WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, EXTENDING THE TERM THEREOF. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


06-0743R - RESOLUTION PROVIDING RETROACTIVE AUTHORIZATION FOR LEASE AGREEMENT WITH MINNESOTA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD FOR VOLLEYBALL COURT RENTAL DURING THE 2005-2006 SEASON IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,180. -- PASSED


06-0744R -- RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD FOR VOLLEYBALL COURT RENTAL DURING THE 2006-2007 SEASON IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,900. -- PASSED


06-0754R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING MONETARY GIFT IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000 FROM THE FRIENDS OF THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY. -- PASSED


06-0761R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF DULUTH TO ACCEPT VARIOUS GRANTS FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON BEHALF OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


06-0762R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY AND FIRST TRANSIT, INC., TO PROVIDE MANAGEMENT OF THE TRANSIT SYSTEM FOR A FIVE YEAR PERIOD COMMENCING NOVEMBER 1, 2006. -- PASSED


06-0770R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO API ELECTRIC COMPANY FOR THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM UPGRADE OF WADE STADIUM BALLFIELDS FOR A TOTAL OF $46,829. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-0751R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 05-0458 GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO DON PROULX FOR AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF HAINES ROAD AND MORRIS THOMAS ROAD TO PERMIT AN EXPANSION. -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Krause)

 

06-0773R - RESOLUTION COMMITTING FUNDING SOURCES FOR THE HERITAGE PROGRAM ACCOUNT AND AUTHORIZING A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH CLYDE INDUSTRIAL PARK, INC. (CLYDE) AND DULUTH HERITAGE SPORTS CENTER (HERITAGE) AND A PROGRAM AGREEMENT WITH HERITAGE RELATED TO THE HERITAGE SPORTS CENTER PROJECT, SUPERSEDING RESOLUTION 05-0088. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 7-0-1-1 (Gilbert abstained)

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


06-0750R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CUSTOM FIRE APPARATUS, INC., FOR A TRIPLE COMBINATION PUMPER FIRE TRUCK IN THE AMOUNT OF $316,558. -- PASSED 6-2-1 (Little, Stauber)

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

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 10/10) -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Little)


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-037-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 50-35 AND 50-80 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED RELATING TO CLINICS IN RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL ZONES. (REPLACEMENT) -- 1st READING


06-049-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO SETH OLIVER FOR TWO BALCONIES TO PROJECT INTO AND OVER THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF WEST FIRST STREET LOCATED ADJACENT TO 414 WEST FIRST STREET. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


06-045-O - AN ORDINANCE ALIENATING CERTAIN PROPERTY IN DULUTH HEIGHTS AND AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE OF SAME TO THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH AT NO COST, AND ACCEPTING A LAND EXCHANGE FROM THE HRA IN THE HAWK RIDGE AREA AND DEDICATING SAID EXCHANGED PROPERTY FOR PARK PURPOSES. -- 1st READING


06-046-O - AN ORDINANCE ALIENATING CERTAIN PROPERTY NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF PECAN AVENUE AND RICE LAKE ROAD AND AUTHORIZING SALE AND CONVEYANCE OF SAME TO JOHN W. PATRICK FOR $6,220. -- 1st READING


06-047-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF GARFIELD AVENUE AND SUPERIOR STREET TO MINNESOTA POWER FOR $35,000. -- 1st READING


06-048-O - AN ORDINANCE ALIENATING CERTAIN PROPERTY IN WEST DULUTH AND AUTHORIZING SALE OF SAME TO JACK P. AND BONNIE J. SYLVESTER FOR $19,625. -- AMENDED/1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-043-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO DULUTH LAKEWALK OFFICES, LLC, A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN PARKING SPACES, FOR PRIVATE USE, IN THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF 15TH AVENUE EAST AND SOUTH STREET. -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Ness)

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


06-044-O - AN ORDINANCE ALIENATING CERTAIN PROPERTY IN WEST DULUTH AND AUTHORIZING SALE OF SAME TO DALE E. AND DEBRA K. DIERYCK FOR $25,769. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY