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ACTIONS

DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, January 29, 2007

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT: Stewart, Stover


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Vice President Johnson presided in the absence of President Stover.

 

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RESOLUTION FOR RECONSIDERATION

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

07-0050R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THAT THE ADMINISTRATION DEVELOP AND PRESENT AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RESIDENTIAL PARKING PERMITS IN METERED ZONES. (AS AMENDED) -- TABLED

 

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RESOLUTION TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER


06-0875R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF 3400 DRIVE TRINITY ROAD SANITARY SEWER AND WATERMAIN EXTENSION. (RETABLED 1/16/2006) -- PASSED 6-1-2 (Gilbert)

 

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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 STAUBER

 

07-0035R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF DENIM DRIVE - FULL DEVELOPMENT. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


07-0060R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH KRECH OJARD & ASSOCIATES, P.A., ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS, FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE EAST DULUTH VEHICLE STORAGE FACILITY, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $28,436. -- PASSED


07-0064R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF BLACK RIVER MILLS, INC. (NORSHOR THEATER), 211 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


07-0078R - RESOLUTION CALLING A PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO SECTIONS 31, 33, 34, 54(A) AND 55 OF THE DULUTH CITY CHARTER. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT                               (PERSONNEL)


07-0047R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF JOHN BEYER AND THE APPOINTMENT OF TAMMY WALSH, REPLACING JEAN MATTSON, TO THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN COMMISSION. -- PASSED


07-0053R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PROGRAMMER ANALYST. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-0074R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE FREE CONVEYANCE OF TAX FORFEITED LAND FOR STORMWATER DRAINAGE PURPOSES LOCATED ON THE EAST SIDE OF UNBUILT 90TH AVENUE WEST 100 FEET SOUTH OF SWENSON AVENUE. -- PASSED


07-0077R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE FREE CONVEYANCE OF TAX FORFEITED LAND FOR RECREATION PURPOSES LOCATED AT THE BASE OF SPIRIT MOUNTAIN 140 FEET WEST OF 85TH AVENUE WEST. -- PASSED


07-0081R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING DULUTH AIRPORT NORTH BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AREA REDEVELOPMENT GRANT APPLICATION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY VICE PRESIDENT JOHNSON               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

07-0016R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO OSCAR J. BOLDT CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A VERTICAL COAL CONVEYOR ELEVATOR AT THE DULUTH STEAM PLANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $42,733. -- PASSED

 

07-0055R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO A LOAN AGREEMENT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE LAKESIDE INTERCEPTOR SANITARY SEWER OVERFLOW (SSO) STORAGE FACILITY AT ENDION PUMP STATION (18TH AVENUE EAST AND WATER STREET). -- PASSED


07-0061R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ZIEGLER, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR CATERPILLAR EQUIPMENT AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2007 FOR AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $30,000. -- PASSED


07-0062R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTRAX EQUIPMENT COMPANY FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR JOHN DEERE EQUIPMENT DURING YEAR 2007 FOR AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $16,000. -- PASSED


07-0065R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO VENTURE FUELS FOR PROVIDING COAL TO DULUTH STEAM COOPERATIVE DISTRICT 1 FOR HEATING SEASONS AS FOLLOWS: $1,533,060 FOR 2007/2008; $1,588,140 FOR 2008/2009; AND $1,643,220 FOR 2009/2010, FOR A THREE-YEAR ESTIMATED TOTAL OF $4,764,420. -- PASSED

07-0067R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHSTAR FORD, LLC, FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR FORD VEHICLES AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2007 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $25,000. -- PASSED


07-0068R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MACQUEEN EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR ELGIN AND VACTOR EQUIPMENT AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2007 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $30,000. -- PASSED


07-0069R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MANEY INTERNATIONAL, INC., FOR O.E.M. NAVISTAR PARTS AND REPAIRS AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2007 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $50,000. -- PASSED


07-0070R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BOYER TRUCKS, DULUTH-SUPERIOR, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR FORD VEHICLES AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2007 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $16,000. -- PASSED


07-0071R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LARSON CHEVROLET-OLDSMOBILE, INC., FOR O.E.M. PARTS AND REPAIRS FOR GENERAL MOTORS VEHICLES AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2007 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $20,000. -- PASSED

 

07-0083R - RESOLUTION CREATING THE COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAM, APPROVING PROGRAM GUIDELINES AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES TO GRANT FUNDS TO PRIVATE PARTICIPANTS IN CONFORMANCE THEREWITH. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

07-0056R - 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 INFORMATION SYSTEM, NEMESIS (NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA ENFORCEMENT AND SAFETY INFORMATION SYSTEM) FOR $27,500.28. -- PASSED


07-0057R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS FOR COMPUTER-AIDED DISPATCH SYSTEM ACCESS IN AN AMOUNT OF $26,160. -- PASSED


07-0058R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UNIFORM CONNECTION FOR POLICE UNIFORMS AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2007 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $20,000. -- PASSED


07-0059R - RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO E/S SUPPORT SERVICES FOR COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE AS NEEDED DURING YEAR 2007 FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $17,328. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


07-0040R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT GIFTS AND ESTABLISH A FUND FOR THE PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF DISC GOLF. -- PASSED


07-0075R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A $5,000 GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR MAINTENANCE OF CROSS COUNTRY SKI TRAILS. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER

 

07-0052R - RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, STATING THE INTENT TO ISSUE AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,240,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SERIES 2007. -- PASSED 6-1-2 (Stauber)

 

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

 

07-0063R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF BLACK RIVER MILLS, INC. (KOZY BAR), 129 EAST FIRST STREET. -- PASSED 6-1-2 (Stauber)

 

 

07-0079R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE AS THE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE CITY FOR YEAR 2007. -- PASSED 6-0-1-2 (Little abstained)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

07-0066R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE DECERTIFICATION OF PARCELS FROM TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT NOS. 2 AND 19 WITHIN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO. 17 OF THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED 6-1-2 (Krause)

07-0072R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT NO. 24 (THE DULUTH RENAISSANCE PROJECT) AND ADOPTING A TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN THEREFOR. -- PASSED 6-1-2 (Krause)


07-0073R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND A&L DULUTH RENAISSANCE, LLC, RELATING TO THE OLD HISTORIC DISTRICT RENAISSANCE PROJECT. -- PASSED 6-1-2 (Krause)

 

07-0076R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY PURSUANT TO WHICH THE CITY SHALL REIMBURSE THE COUNTY FOR A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT RELATED TO THE COMPLETION OF THE DULUTH/ST. LOUIS COUNTY TEN YEAR PLAN TO END HOMELESSNESS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $10,000. (AMENDMENT) -- TABLED

 

07-0087R - RESOLUTION CALLING A PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO SECTIONS 21 AND 102 OF THE DULUTH CITY CHARTER. -- FAILED 3-4-2 (Gilbert, Johnson, Ness)

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY VICE PRESIDENT JOHNSON               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

07-0048R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO ULLAND BROTHERS, INC., FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AIRPORT ROAD FROM THE DULUTH CITY LIMITS TO 2,226 FEET EASTERLY ON ITS LOW SPECIFICATION BID OF $492,100. -- REMOVED FROM AGENDA PER ADMINISTRATION REQUEST

 

BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

07-0054R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH WILLARD ENTERPRISES, INC., PROVIDING FOR A LEASE AND OPERATING AGREEMENT OF THE INDIAN POINT CAMPGROUND. -- TABLED

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


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 12/4/2006 AND REFERRED TO PLANNING COMMISSION) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-005-O - AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE YEAR 2007 BY REPLACING LANGUAGE IN SECTION 10 OF ORDINANCE 9810 AND RESCINDING THE LANGUAGE PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


07-003-O - ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN CITY PROPERTY AT PUBLIC AUCTION AND CERTIFICATE OF SALE OF TAX FORFEIT LANDS AND CITY LANDS. -- 1st READING

 

The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON (INTRODUCED BY PRESIDENT STOVER) (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


07-002-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CITY OWNED PROPERTY NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF MESABA AVENUE AND CENTRAL ENTRANCE TO MARIA A. IALLONARDO FOR $20,757. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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