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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, December 4, 2006

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)


06-0798R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2007 AND ESTABLISHING THE COUNCIL’S INTENT FOR FUTURE LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES. (TABLED 11/27 FOR 12/4 PUBLIC HEARING) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT REINERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


06-0825R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THAT THE SPECIAL ASSESSMENT BOARD ESTABLISH A POLICY FOR IMPROVEMENTS ON MINNESOTA STATE AID ROADS OF ASSESSING REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AT A REDUCED RATE. (TABLED 11/27) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


06-0784R - RESOLUTION DECLARING CERTAIN LAND TO BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE AND DETERMINING TO SELL IT WITHOUT BIDS. (TABLED 11/27) -- AMENDED & PASSED 8-1 (Stewart)


06-0785R - RESOLUTION APPROVING CONTRACT WITH SALVATION ARMY FOR DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF A RECREATIONAL FACILITY AT WHEELER FIELD IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,200,000 FROM THE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT TRUST FUND AND NOT TO EXCEED $300,000 FROM THE DULUTH PUBLIC FACILITY AND PROGRAM FUND. (TABLED 11/27) -- AMENDED & PASSED 8-1 (Stewart)

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER    (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


06-051-O - AN ORDINANCE SELLING PROPERTY TO THE SALVATION ARMY. (REPLACEMENT) (AMENDMENT) -- AMENDED & PASSED 8-1 (Stewart)


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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)


06-0810R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2007, TO DECEMBER 31, 2007, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


06-0811R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2007, TO DECEMBER 31, 2007, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 2. -- PASSED


06-0812R - RESOLUTION ALLOCATING $120,000 TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FUND AND DISTRIBUTING THE ESTIMATED 2007 TOURISM TAXES OF HOTEL-MOTEL AND FOOD AND BEVERAGE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


06-0821R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM BY NORSHOR EXPERIENCE, INC. AND AGAINST CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

06-0830R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER SUBORDINATION AGREEMENT REGARDING THE WASHINGTON SCHOOL PROJECT. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR NESS                 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


06-0819R - RESOLUTION CONCURRING WITH THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY BOARD IN THE PROPOSED DESIGNATION OF CIRRUS DRIVE AS COUNTY STATE AID HIGHWAY (CSAH) NO. 1. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT REINERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


06-0818R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH-SUPERIOR PUBLIC ACCESS COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC., FOR COMMUNITY ACCESS CABLECASTING, TRAINING, PRODUCTION AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES IN 2007 IN THE AMOUNT OF $178,000. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR STOVER                  (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


06-0820R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 05-0426 AWARDING CONTRACT TO SALO ENGINEERING FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE CARLTON STREET RECONDITIONING PROJECT, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $25,377.22 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $56,542.22. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


06-0824R - RESOLUTION RESCINDING RESOLUTION 91-0088, WHICH ESTABLISHED A TWO-HOUR PARKING ZONE ON THE EAST SIDE OF EIGHTH AVENUE EAST FROM FOURTH STREET ALLEY TO FOURTH STREET (ONE-HALF BLOCK). -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)

 

06-0809R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2007, TO DECEMBER 31, 2007, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

06-0813R - RESOLUTION APPROVING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN AND CALLING FOR PUBLIC HEARING ON INTENTION TO ISSUE IMPROVEMENT BONDS UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 475.521. -- TABLED


06-0814R - RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, STATING THE INTENT TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2007 AND APPROVING THE CAPITAL EQUIPMENT LIST ASSOCIATED WITH THE BONDS IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $1,950,000. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)


06-0823R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA’S GENERAL, DEBT SERVICE, CAPITAL PROJECTS AND STOREFRONT LOAN FUND BUDGETS FOR 2007. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON                                (PERSONNEL)

 

06-0831R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE APPOINTMENT OF GORDON SCOTT RAMSAY AS THE CHIEF OF POLICE FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILORS NESS AND GILBERT

 

06-0829R - RESOLUTION RELATING TO SAFETY OF FIREARMS. -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

 

ORDINANCE RECONSIDERED

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT REINERT              (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

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. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

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The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)

 

06-054-O - AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2007 APPROPRIATION MONIES FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC UTILITIES, AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISE FUNDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. -- 1st READING

 

06-055-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSES FOR THE YEAR 2007. -- 1st READING

 

06-056-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2007. -- 1st READING


06-057-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2007. -- 1st READING


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


06-058-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 44-1, 44-2, 44-5, 44-11, 44-14, 44-33 AND 44-34 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; REGULATING LIGHTED SIGNS. -- TABLED (referred to Planning Commission for review)


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


06-053-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 41-23 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TO AUTHORIZE ADVERTISING FOR BIDS ON THE CITY’S WEBSITE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT       (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


06-052-O - AN ORDINANCE TO RENAME MIDDLE ROAD WEST OF HOWARD GNESEN ROAD AND MIDDLE LANE IN THE PLAT OF CEDAR RIDGE ESTATES AS GREENBRIAR LANE (LORAAS, ET AL.). -- TABLED

 

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