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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, June 9, 2008

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - April 7, 14 and 28, 2008. -- APPROVED

 

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


08-0328R - RESOLUTION DENYING AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, AMENDING PUBLIC DOCUMENT NO. 03-0324-15 ENTITLED “RAMSEY VILLAGE NEIGHBORHOOD DOCUMENTS OF IMPLEMENTATION” (SVCNDA). (TABLED 5/27 FOR CONSIDERATION WITH 08-037-O) -- FAILED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILORS ANDERSON, STAUBER AND GARDNER


08-0341R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING CERTAIN TRAILS AND AREAS FOR USE AS OFF-LEASH DOG TRAILS AND AREAS. (TABLED 5/27 FOR PLANNING COMMISSION REVIEW) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

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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)


08-0355R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO IRVING YOUTH HOCKEY. -- PASSED


08-0356R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSES OF VARIOUS LICENSEES. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)

 

08-0349R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF MARTHA WATSON TO THE LIBRARY BOARD, REPLACING MAVIS WHITEMAN. -- PASSED


08-0362R - RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING PORTIA JOHNSON AND APPOINTING JOHN D. SCHWETMAN AND MICHELLE HOOEY TO THE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD, REPLACING DENNIS E. BIRCHLAND AND KEITH J. STAUBER. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


08-0360R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO URBAN REVITALIZATION ACTION PROGRAM (URAP) AGREEMENT AND LOAN, MODIFICATION TO HOME PROGRAM LOAN AGREEMENT AND MHFA MASTER SUBORDINATION AGREEMENT AND ESTOPPEL CERTIFICATE ALL RELATED TO MEMORIAL PARK APARTMENTS. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


08-0346R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 08-0124 AUTHORIZING AN EXTENSION OF THE CONTRACT WITH COMO OIL AND PROPANE COMPANY THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2008, AND AN ADDITIONAL INCREASE OF $40,000 (CHANGE #2) FOR A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $295,165.25. -- PASSED

 

08-0352R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO VIELE CONTRACTING, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE HARRISON COMMUNITY CENTER PARKING LOT IN THE AMOUNT OF $38,630. -- PASSED


08-0353R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO VIELE CONTRACTING, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF 54TH AVENUE EAST FROM NORWOOD STREET TO 145 FEET NORTHERLY IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,490. -- PASSED

 

08-0354R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO KALKBRENNER PLUMBING AND HEATING, INC., FOR THE 2008 REHABILITATION OF PRIVATE SEWER SERVICES IN BASINS 25 AND 26 - PHASE II, IN THE AMOUNT OF $158,300. -- PASSED


08-0358R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO A. JOHNSON COMPANY, DBA ARROWHEAD PAINTING COMPANY, FOR PAINTING OF 2,207 GAS METER PIPING SETS THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF DULUTH IN THE AMOUNT OF $23,923.88. -- PASSED


08-0359R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE APPLICATION FOR AND ACCEPTANCE OF A CROSS COUNTRY SKI TRAIL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT FOR FY2009 WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $19,630. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


08-0350R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING REIMBURSEMENT MONEY IN THE AMOUNT OF $36,084.76 FROM THE ARROWHEAD LIBRARY SYSTEM FOR THE PURCHASE OF LIBRARY MATERIALS AND ONLINE RESOURCES. -- PASSED


08-0361R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH THE KEENE CREEK YOUTH ORGANIZATION FOR THEIR USE OF IRVING RECREATION AREA AND BUILDING. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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At this time, Council Gilbert left the meeting.

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                      (PERSONNEL)


08-0348R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF MICHELLE M. GORDON, ANTHONY F. LaDEAUX, WARNER B. WIRTA, RICKY W. DeFOE AND JOYCELYN DORSCHER AND THE APPOINTMENTS OF RON BOSHEY, SR., AND ANTOINETTE DICKENSON TO THE AMERICAN INDIAN COMMISSION, REPLACING MICHAEL SAYERS AND BRIAN C. WILSON, JR. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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At this time, Council Gilbert returned to the meeting.

 

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COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

08-0351R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF YEAR 2008 STREET IMPROVEMENT OF FAIRMOUNT NORTH IN THE AMOUNT OF $534,942.60. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Fedora abstained)

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

 

ORDINANCE FOR RECONSIDERATION

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT                             (FINANCE)

 

08-036-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 43-16, 43-25, 43-31, 43-33, 43-33.1, AND 43-36 AND ADDING NEW SECTIONS 43-11.1 AND 43-33.4 TO THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ALL PERTAINING TO PROTECTION OF WATER QUALITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT THROUGH IMPROVEMENTS IN THE WASTEWATER COLLECTION SYSTEM. (AMENDMENT) -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA

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ORDINANCES TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILORS GILBERT AND GARDNER


08-020-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 50-55.1 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO KEEPING CHICKENS IN CITY.  (TABLED 4/28 FOR PLANNING COMMISSION REVIEW) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILORS STAUBER, ANDERSON AND GARDNER


08-035-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.  (TABLED 5/27 FOR PLANNING COMMISSION REVIEW) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT                                  (FINANCE)


08-047-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE COMMUNITY ARTS SET-ASIDE, AMENDING SECTION 20-19 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


08-042-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, AMENDING SECTION 50-118 RELATING TO INTERIM ORDINANCES. -- 1st READING


08-045-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE COMMUNITY ARTS SET-ASIDE, AMENDING SECTION 20-19 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


BY COUNCILORS KRAUSE AND FEDORA


08-044-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION; AMENDING SECTION 2-109 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


08-040-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 50-36.3 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ALLOWING SUBSURFACE SEWAGE TREATMENT SYSTEMS IN LOW DENSITY PLANNED DEVELOPMENTS. -- 1st READING

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


08-043-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH MINNESOTA POWER PERTAINING TO DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 2 AND THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY, RIGHTS AND INTERESTS AS AUTHORIZED THEREIN. -- 1st READING

 

08-049-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 43-16, 43-25, 43-31, 43-33, 43-33.1, AND 43-36 AND ADDING NEW SECTIONS 43.11.1 AND 43-33.4 TO THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ALL PERTAINING TO PROTECTION OF WATER QUALITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT THROUGH IMPROVEMENTS IN THE WASTEWATER COLLECTION SYSTEM. -- 1st READING

 

The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


08-037-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, AMENDING PUBLIC DOCUMENT NO. 03-0324-15 ENTITLED “RAMSEY VILLAGE NEIGHBORHOOD DOCUMENTS OF IMPLEMENTATION” (SVCNDA). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


08-038-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 28, AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1-B, ONE AND TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT, TO C-5, PLANNED COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, PROPERTY AT 404 WEST MYRTLE STREET (KOEHLER/CMRA). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


08-039-O - AN ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO HRLBUT-ZEPPA CHARITABLE TRUST FOR TWO MARQUEE’S TO PROJECT INTO AND OVER THE RIGHT-OF WAY OF EAST SUPERIOR STREET, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 222 EAST SUPERIOR STREET (AH ZEPPA FAMILY FOUNDATION). -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Cuneo abstained)


BY PRESIDENT REINERT AND COUNCILOR ANDERSON


08-041-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 29A-27 AND ADDING A NEW SECTION 29A-32.1 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO RENTAL LICENSING. (REPLACEMENT 2) (AMENDMENTS) -- AMENDED & PASSED 6-3 (Fosle, Gardner, Krause)

 

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