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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, September 24, 2007

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

 

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RESOLUTION RECONSIDERED

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT                               (PERSONNEL)

 

07-0608R - RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2008. -- AMENDED & PASSED 5-4 (Krause, Little, Stauber, Stewart)


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RESOLUTION TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-0514R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE BUSINESS SUBSIDY REPORT AND APPROVING THE AMENDED AND RESTATED DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND DULUTH TECHNOLOGY PARK I, LLC. (TABLED 8/13) -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


The following entitled resolution was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-0624R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND (MIF) AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA AND AUTHORIZING A LOAN AGREEMENT, NOTE AND SECURITY AGREEMENT MODIFICATION AGREEMENT WITH NORTHSTAR MACHINE & TOOL, INC., D.B.A. NORTHSTAR AEROSPACE, INCREASING THE TIME FOR LOAN PAYBACK. -- 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)


07-0613R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF DULUTH SUPERVISORY ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED

 

07-0614R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH LOCAL 101, INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE FIGHTERS. -- PASSED


07-0615R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH POLICE LOCAL. -- PASSED


07-0616R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF DULUTH CONFIDENTIAL BARGAINING UNIT. -- PASSED


07-0622R - RESOLUTION REPEALING RESOLUTION 96-0447 AND TRANSFERRING FUNDS TO FUND 505. -- PASSED

 

07-0637R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL OF DELINQUENT STORMWATER UTILITY FEES DURING THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2006, TO DECEMBER 31, 2006, AS PROVIDED FOR IN ARTICLE XI OF CHAPTER 43 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT                               (PERSONNEL)


07-0630R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SUPERINTENDENT, BUILDING MAINTENANCE. -- PASSED


07-0631R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF FACILITY OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

07-0626R - RESOLUTION GRANTING MARK LAMBERT, SUMMIT MANAGEMENT, LLC, THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO A SECTION 50-38 SPECIAL USE PERMIT, ORIGINALLY APPROVED FEBRUARY 14, 2005 (RESOLUTION 05-0094), FOR PHASE III OF BOULDER RIDGE APARTMENTS, ON THE SOUTHWEST SIDE OF RICE LAKE ROAD BETWEEN PECAN AVENUE AND HICKORY STREET. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR NESS                 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


07-0583R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO AMEND A CONTRACT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO PROVIDE SUPPORT SERVICES THROUGH THE FOOD SUPPORT EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAM FROM JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008, AT A TOTAL COST NOT TO EXCEED $2,420.50. -- PASSED


07-0612R - RESOLUTION ENTERING INTO AN AGREEMENT ACCEPTING $291,569 FROM SENIOR SERVICE AMERICA, INC., TO OPERATE THE SENIOR AIDES PROGRAM FROM JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008; PROGRAM FUNDS WILL BE ACCEPTED UPON RECEIPT OF NOTICES OF FUNDS AVAILABLE. -- PASSED

 

07-0636R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDED AGREEMENT WITH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT. -- PASSED

 

BY PRESIDENT STOVER                   (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


07-0629R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE FOR POLLING SITE ACCESSABILITY. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


07-0617R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM OF TODD G. BROWN IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,496.42. -- PASSED

 

07-0620R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH KALKBRENNER PLUMBING & HEATING, INC., FOR THE 2007 REHABILITATION OF SANITARY SEWER LATERALS IN BASIN #25 IN THE AMOUNT OF $121,800. -- PASSED


07-0623R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH TRAFFIC CONTROL CORPORATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF TRAFFIC SIGNAL CONTROLLERS AND PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $44,349.26. -- PASSED

 

07-0633R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AMENDED EASEMENT AGREEMENT FOR PUBLIC UTILITIES WITH DULUTH UNITED, LLC. -- PASSED

 

07-0634R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM OF WENDY LEWIS IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,000. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


07-0627R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GIFT OF LAND FROM THE DAUGHTERS OF LIBERTY AND GREYSOLON DU LHUT CHAPTERS OF THE DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AT 133RD AVENUE WEST AND SECOND STREET; DEDICATING THE PROPERTY AS A PASSIVE PARK AND NAMING THE SITE HISTORICAL PARK. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considerated:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

07-0619R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING HOUSING INVESTMENT FUND (HIF) LOAN AGREEMENT OF $600,000 WITH AMERICAN INDIAN COMMUNITY HOUSING ORGANIZATION (AICHO). -- FAILED 4-5 (Gilbert, Johnson, Ness, Stover)

 

07-0625R - RESOLUTION DENYING A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO MITCH’S, INC., DBA MITCH’S BAR AND GRILL, FOR THE SIDEWALK ABUTTING 2113 WEST SUPERIOR STREET (MARK MITCHELL). -- TABLED FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORD. 07-063-O AT NEXT MEETING

 

BY PRESIDENT STOVER                   (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

07-0632R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING DAY FOLLOWING THANKSGIVING A HOLIDAY; ELIMINATING COLUMBUS DAY. -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

07-0618R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 06-0726 AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH APEX MECHANICAL PLUMBING, HEATING AND UTILITIES FOR INSTALLATION OF A STEAMLINE EXTENSION TO SAN MARCO APARTMENTS, TO INCREASE CONTRACT #20271 AMOUNT BY $58,879.22, FOR A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $139,579.22. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-058-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 50-1.28 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, DEFINING THE WORD FAMILY. (TABLED 9/10 FOR PLANNING COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION) (REPLACEMENT 2) -- FAILED 2-7 (Krause, Stauber)


BY COUNCILORS STAUBER AND KRAUSE


07-053-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 50-35 AND 50-56 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; REGULATING THE LOCATION OF RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES AND ELDERLY CONGREGATE HOUSING AND REQUIRING THAT ALL SUCH HOUSING TYPES BE AUTHORIZED BY SPECIAL USE PERMIT. (TABLED 8/27 FOR PLANNING COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION) -- FAILED 2-7 (Krause, Stauber)


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-063-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO MITCH’S, INC., DBA MITCH’S BAR AND GRILL BAR, A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO OCCUPY, SERVE AND MAINTAIN BENCHES FOR SMOKING AND TO SERVE LIQUOR ON THE SIDEWALK ABUTTING 2112 WEST SUPERIOR STREET, AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LIMITATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS IN RELATION TO SUCH CONCURRENT USE PERMIT. -- 1st READING


07-064-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT AND OCCUPY BUS SHELTERS ON THE SIDEWALK AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS ON EAST AND WEST SUPERIOR STREET AND IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LIMITATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS IN RELATION TO SUCH CONCURRENT USE PERMIT. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-062-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 47-20 AND 47-33 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO TAXICAB VEHICLE STANDARDS AND INSPECTION AND NOTICE OF RATES. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 8-1 (Ness)


BY COUNCILOR NESS                 (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


07-061-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 24-20 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO GARBAGE COLLECTION. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 7-2 (Reinert, Stewart)


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


07-060-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY ON GARFIELD AVENUE TO THE SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH FOR $16,025. (AS AMENDED 9/10) -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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