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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, June 25, 2007

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTION TABLED


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) (AMENDMENT) -- FAILED 4-5 (Johnson, Reinert, Stewart, Stover)


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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)


07-0420R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION FOR TRUST FUND INVESTMENT. -- PASSED

 

07-0445R - RESOLUTION APPROVING CONTRACT WITH VAN IWAARDEN ASSOCIATES FOR ACTUARIAL SERVICES PERTAINING TO RETIREE BENEFITS OBLIGATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $20,500. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


07-0423R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO VARIOUS LICENSEES. -- PASSED

 

07-0424R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO DULUTH POLICE SOFTBALL TEAM, WHEELER FIELD. -- PASSED

 

07-0425R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSES OF VARIOUS LICENSEES. -- PASSED

 

06-0426R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A BINGO LICENSE TO THE SOLWAY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT                               (PERSONNEL)


07-0427R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF JOHN M. EAGLETON AND THE APPOINTMENT OF ROY A. NIEMI, REPLACING JAMES LAUMEYER, TO THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED

 

07-0428R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF JIM STEBE TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION, REPLACING ALLAN C. BEAULIER. -- PASSED

 

07-0434R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM MAJEWSKI TO THE SANITARY SEWER BOARD OF THE WLSSD. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


07-0399R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC, AS PRIMARY AND LAKEHEAD BLACKTOP AND MATERIALS AS SECONDARY FOR THE PURCHASE OF BITUMINOUS MATERIALS HOT MIX REGULAR AND WITH LAKEHEAD BLACKTOP AND MATERIALS FOR THE PURCHASE OF BITUMINOUS MATERIALS COLD MIX FINE AS NEEDED FROM JUNE 1, 2007, TO MAY 31, 2008, FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $216,408. -- PASSED

 

07-0419R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH ARCHITECTURAL RESOURCES, INC., FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL AND LANDSCAPE DESIGN SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH PHASE I AND II OF THE FENCING AND SECURITY SYSTEM FOR THE LAKEWOOD WATER TREATMENT PLANT AND PUMP STATION IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $21,020. -- PASSED

 

07-0432R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 07-0387 REQUESTING A VARIANCE FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND INDEMNIFYING THE STATE OF MINNESOTA IN CONNECTION WITH THE GRANTING OF A MINNESOTA STATE AID VARIANCE IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE NO. 69679 ON LINCOLN PARK DRIVE OVER MILLER CREEK IN LINCOLN PARK. -- PASSED

 

07-0440R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT FOR MANAGEMENT SERVICES WITH THE DULUTH STEAM COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION PERTAINING TO DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 1. -- PASSED

 

07-0442R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 06-0637 FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES WITH ADVANCED ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC., (AE2S) FOR ADDITIONAL SERVICES TO FINISH A WATER UTILITY COST OF SERVICE STUDY AND RATE DESIGN IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,566 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $33,454. -- PASSED

 

07-0443R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A REVISED UTILITY LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE ST. LOUIS AND LAKE COUNTIES REGIONAL RAILROAD AUTHORITY FOR RELOCATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF UTILITIES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE LAKEWALK TRAIL FROM 26TH AVENUE EAST TO 36TH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED

 

07-0444R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO A CONTRACT FOR A TRANSPORTATION STUDY ALONG LONDON ROAD (T.H. 61) IN DULUTH, PERTAINING TO RESOLUTION 05-0750, AT NO ADDITIONAL COST. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


07-0429R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO GIVE TO OFFICER BRAD WICK THE POLICE CANINES HANS AND ROCKY. -- PASSED

 

07-0430R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO GIVE TO OFFICER KELLY GREENWALT THE POLICE CANINE APOLLO. -- PASSED

 

07-0438R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 471.59 PROVIDING FOR A MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT AMONG VARIOUS LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES OF NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


07-0421R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACT FOR PARK IMPROVEMENT (PEACE GARDEN) IN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $15,000. -- PASSED

 

07-0431R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE FORM OF AGREEMENT PROVIDING FOR GAME OFFICIALS FOR YOUTH AND ADULT ATHLETIC LEAGUE PROGRAM ACTIVITIES. -- PASSED

 

07-0435R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH MINNESOTA OFFICE OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR PARTICIPATION IN MNLINK SYSTEM. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)

 

07-0433R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CITY CLAIM AGAINST MINNESOTA COUNCIL ON COMPULSIVE GAMBLING, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,000. -- PASSED 5-3-1 (Nays: Ness, Stauber, Stewart; Abstention: Little)

 

07-0450R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION N0. 06-0495 DESIGNATING AREAS FOR THE 2007 CITY DEER HUNT. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-0437R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO MINNESOTA TEEN CHALLENGE - DULUTH FOR A TRANSITIONAL LIVING PROGRAM FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2 EAST SECOND STREET. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

07-0449R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH SHORT ELLIOTT HENDRICKSON, INC., FOR LAKEWALK SCHEMATIC DESIGN SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $9,600. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY COUNCILORS STAUBER, GILBERT AND JOHNSON


07-0446R - RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING CONSTRUCTION OF ADMINISTRATION’S ALTERNATIVE #4 FOR LAKEWALK FROM 20TH AVENUE EAST TO 25TH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY COUNCILOR NESS                 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


07-0418R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE ST. LOUIS AND LAKE COUNTIES REGIONAL RAILROAD AUTHORITY FOR EXCLUSIVE USE OF MUNICIPAL LOT D FOR THE PERIOD JUNE 1, 2007, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2007, AT NO COST TO AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY PRESIDENT STOVER                   (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


07-0439R - RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF A 2007 SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION TO CONSIDER THE OMNIBUS TAX BILL. -- AMENDED & PASSED 5-4 (Krause, Reinert, Stauber, Stewart)

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


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 & TOBACCO COMMISSION REVIEW) (REPLACEMENT) -- FAILED 2-7 (Krause, Stauber)


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-038-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO DAVID PATRICK A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN STEPS IN THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF 1605 SOUTH STREET. -- 1st READING

 

BY COUNCILORS STAUBER, REINERT AND KRAUSE


07-039-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 29A-32 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RENTAL LICENSING. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILORS LITTLE AND STEWART


07-040-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SECTION 49-15 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO FIREARMS ON CITY PROPERTY. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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


BY COUNCILORS STAUBER, STEWART AND REINERT


07-036-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 47, ARTICLE III, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, REGULATING TAXICABS. (REPLACEMENT 2) -- PASSED 5-4 (Gilbert, Johnson, Krause, Ness)


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