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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, December 3, 2007

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

 

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)


07-0723R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2008.  (TABLED 11/13 FOR 12/17 PUBLIC HEARING) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-0745R - RESOLUTION DENYING AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 27 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM S, SUBURBAN, TO C-5, PLANNED COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF ARROWHEAD ROAD APPROXIMATELY 1,360 FEET EAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF HAINES ROAD AND ARROWHEAD ROAD (FRANK HOLAPPA). (TABLED 11/26 FOR CONSIDERATION WITH 07-078-O) -- FAILED 1-8 (Krause)

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

 

At this time, the following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER    (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-078-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 27 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM S, SUBURBAN, TO C-5, PLANNED COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF ARROWHEAD ROAD APPROXIMATELY 1,360 FEET EAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF HAINES ROAD AND ARROWHEAD ROAD (FRANK HOLAPPA). -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

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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)

 

07-0758R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2008, TO DECEMBER 31, 2008, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 2. -- PASSED


07-0759R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2008, TO DECEMBER 31, 2008, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT                               (PERSONNEL)


07-0738R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF TERESA O’TOOLE TO THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, REPLACING GLEN PORTER. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON               (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


07-0756R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 07-0448 AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC FOR BITUMINOUS PAVING AND FENCING OF THE BIRCH AVENUE STORAGE FACILITY LOT, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $45,143.61 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $150,961.31. -- PASSED


07-0765R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 05-0872 FOR AGREEMENT WITH SHORT ELLIOTT HENDRICKSON, INC., TO INCREASE AMOUNT BY $11,000 TO $65,000 FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR REINERT     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


07-0757R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH NORTHWOODS LEAGUE, INC., FOR THE USE OF WADE STADIUM THROUGH 2012. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)


07-0760R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2008, TO DECEMBER 31, 2008, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED 7-2 (Little, Stauber)


07-0762R - RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, STATING THE INTENT TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2008, AND APPROVING THE CAPITAL EQUIPMENT LIST ASSOCIATED WITH THE BONDS IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $2,539,000. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)


07-0763R - RESOLUTION APPROVING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN AND CALLING FOR PUBLIC HEARING ON INTENTION TO ISSUE IMPROVEMENT BONDS UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 475.521. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


07-0764R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA AND THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, TO FORGIVE PARTIAL AMOUNTS OF TWO REHABILITATION LOANS MADE UNDER PROPERTY REHABILITATION PROGRAMS. -- PASSED 7-2 (Krause, Little)


07-0766R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH A&L SMDC EAST, LLC, FOR THE SMDC LAKESIDE CLINIC PROJECT. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Reinert abstained)

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILORS JOHNSON, STEWART AND KRAUSE

 

07-0772R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THAT THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA REPEAL THE RESTRICTION ON THE ISSUANCE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSES IN THAT PORTION OF THE TERRITORY OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FORMERLY INCORPORATED AS THE CITY OF LAKESIDE AND ANNEXED BY THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- TABLED FOR PUBLIC INPUT

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)

 

07-074-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ARTICLE II, DIVISION 4, CONTAINING SECTIONS 20-18 AND 20-19, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; MUNICIPAL ARTS FUND. (TABLED 11/26) -- FAILED 4-5 (Krause, Little, Stewart, Stover)

 

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At this time, Councilor Reinert left his seat.

 

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The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR STEWART                                (FINANCE)


07-079-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSES FOR THE YEAR 2008. -- 1st READING


07-080-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2008. -- 1st READING


07-081-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2008. -- 1st READING


07-082-O - AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2008 APPROPRIATION MONIES FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC UTILITIES, AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISE FUNDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. -- 1st READING

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILORS STAUBER AND STEWART 

 

07-085-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING LICENSING OF UNLEASHED DOGS TO USE DESIGNATED AREAS AND TRAILS AMENDING SECTION 6-36 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED AND ADDING NEW SECTIONS 6-36.1, 6-36.2 AND 6-36.3 TO ARTICLE IV OF CHAPTER 6 THEREOF. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

07-084-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 29A-32 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RENTAL LICENSING. -- 1st READING/REFERRED TO PLANNING COMMISSION

 

The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


07-083-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 44-14 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; REGULATING ILLUMINATION OF SIGNS.  (REPLACEMENT) -- 2nd READING/REFERRED TO PLANNING COMMISSION

 

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