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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, June 11, 2007

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT: Johnson

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)


07-0384R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING FEE FOR BACKFLOW PREVENTION TESTING AND REGISTRATION FOR 2007. (TABLED 5/29 FOR CONSIDERATION WITH 07-033-O) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


07-0391R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING DULUTH WATER RATES EFFECTIVE WITH METER READINGS AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2007, AND RATES CHARGED FOR WATER FURNISHED TO POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OR STATE OR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INSTALLMENTS LOCATED OUTSIDE THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY EFFECTIVE WITH METER READINGS AFTER JULY 31, 2007; RESCINDING ALL PRIOR INCONSISTENT OR CONFLICTING RESOLUTIONS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH RATES. (TABLED 5/29 FOR PUBLIC INPUT) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


07-0342R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT FOR HERITAGE SPORTS CENTER PROJECT (AFFECTS RESOLUTION 06-0773). (TABLED 5/14) (REPLACEMENT 2) -- PASSED 7-0-1-1 (Ness abstained)


07-0353R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING DEED GRANTS IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $2,857,438 FOR THE DULUTH HERITAGE SPORTS CENTER, AUTHORIZING GRANT AGREEMENTS AND COMMITTING LOCAL MATCH. (TABLED 5/14) -- PASSED 7-0-1-1 (Ness abstained)


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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)


07-0405R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE, ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE AND 2:00 A.M. BEVERAGE LICENSE TO JUST TAKE ACTION, INC. (BURRITO UNION), 1332 EAST FOURTH STREET. -- PASSED

 

07-0407R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSES OF VARIOUS LICENSEES. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


07-0408R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PUBLIC CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON SUPERIOR STREET AND FIRST STREET IN CONJUNCTION WITH GREATER DOWNTOWN COUNCIL COMMUNITY EVENTS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT                               (PERSONNEL)


07-0389R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF JOAN J. MORRISON TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION. -- PASSED


07-0390R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF JOHN VIGEN TO THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS., REPLACING VIRGIL SWING. -- PASSED


07-0397R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF JOAN HACKNER BARRETT TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION, REPLACING VIRGIL L. SWING. -- PASSED


07-0401R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF RUSS STEWART, BILL ROBERTS AND ROGER WEDIN AND THE APPOINTMENTS OF PAUL LORAAS, PENNY PERRY AND DAN MARKHAM, REPLACING TIM PICHETTI, RICK DUNBAR AND MIKE POLZIN, TO THE ADVISORY BOARD FOR THE DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICT. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-0413R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE INSTALLATION OF HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR NESS                 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


07-0411R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY PROVIDING FOR THE SHARED USE OF INTERNET ACCESS BANDWIDTH AT THE COST OF $1,000 PER MONTH. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT STOVER                   (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


07-0414R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUPPORT AND PARTICIPATION IN GREAT LAKES AND ST. LAWRENCE CITIES INITIATIVE WATER CONSERVATION FRAMEWORK. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

07-0398R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH NORTHSTAR FORD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A 2008 FORD E350 ECONOLINE CARGO VAN FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $24,463.75. -- PASSED


07-0403R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON & SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF YEAR 2007 STREET IMPROVEMENT OF DULUTH HEIGHTS WEST IN THE AMOUNT OF $796,858.61. -- PASSED

 

07-0412R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO LEVINE & SON, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH PRESSURE GAS MAINS AND SERVICES IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $220,987.50. -- PASSED

 

07-0415R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH KRECH, OJARD & ASS0CIATES, P.A., FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE PHASE II REPAIR OF THE CITY HALL RETAINING WALL IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $10,450. -- PASSED

 

07-0416R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF AIRPORT ROAD, PERTAINING TO RESOLUTION 06-0448, NO ADDITIONAL COST. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


07-0400R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDED CONTRACT WITH SPIRIT MOUNTAIN; REFERRING TO RESOLUTION 06-0141. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

07-0406R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PERMANENT EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF DULUTH ELK’S LODGE #133, 4250 HAINES ROAD, MKR LIMITED (BENNETT’S ON THE LAKE), 600 EAST SUPERIOR STREET, AND JUST TAKE ACTION, INC. (BURRITO UNION), 1332 EAST FOURTH STREET. -- PASSED 7-0-1-1 (Krause abstained)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-0402R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A C-5 PLAN TO GOLF PROPERTIES II, LLC, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON MAPLE GROVE ROAD. -- PASSED 6-2-1 (Krause, Reinert)

 

07-0404R - RESOLUTION DENYING A C-5 PLAN TO GOLF PROPERTIES II, LLC, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON MAPLE GROVE ROAD. -- FAILED 2-6-1 (Krause, Reinert)

 

07-0417R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING FUNDING AND RECONSTRUCTION OF PETERSON ICE ARENA. -- FAILED 5-2-1-1 (Nays: Gilbert, Krause; Abstention: Ness) [7/9ths vote was required for passage]

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


07-0386R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH VIELE CONTRACTING, INC., FOR APPROXIMATELY 17,700 TONS OF CLASS V GRAVEL FOR YEAR 2007 AT A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $121,208.72. -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Little)

 

07-0409R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 06-0449 RELATING TO HIGHWAY 53 RECONSTRUCTION AND INCREASING COST BY $400,000. -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Krause)

 

BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

07-0422R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A LICENSE AGREEMENT AND TERMINATING A PREVIOUS AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH PUBLIC ARTS FUND, INC., AND DULUTH SISTER CITIES COMMISSION, INC. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES 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. (REPLACEMENT 2) (RETABLED 5/29) -- FAILED 2-6-1 (Krause, Ness)


07-020-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 8-68 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO AREA RESTRICTIONS ON LIQUOR SALES. (TABLED 4/23 FOR ALCOHOL, GAMBLING AND TOBACCO COMMISSION REVIEW) (REPLACEMENT) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-035-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY AT THE DULUTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO THE CITY OF DULUTH AT NO COST FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A SEPARATE TAX PARCEL. -- 1st READING

 

07-037-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY NEAR BECKS ROAD TO STEVEN J. VUJCEVIC FOR $1. -- 1st READING

 

BY COUNCILORS STAUBER, STEWART AND REINERT


07-036-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 47, ARTICLE III, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, REGULATING TAXICABS. (REPLACEMENT) -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-030-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 50-123 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; REGULATING THE USES IN AN INDUSTRIAL PARK DISTRICT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


07-031-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 9828, ADDING A LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


07-032-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY ON GARFIELD AVENUE TO NORTHERN TRENDS BUILDING AND DESIGN, INC., FOR $11,556.60. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


07-034-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 48, ARTICLE VI, BY ADDING A NEW SECTION 48-174 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


07-033-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 10, ARTICLE VII, BY ADDING A NEW SECTION 10-35 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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