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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, July 28, 2008

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT
APPROVAL OF MINUTES - May 22, 27 and 30, 2008. -- APPROVED

 

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GILBERT                                  (FINANCE)


08-0455R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 07-0723 ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2008; MODIFYING CERTAIN FEES AND CHARGES PERTAINING TO FIRE CODE ENFORCEMENT. (TABLED 7/21)  -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

08-0384R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PERMANENT EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF LUCKY BREAK INC. (HORSESHOE BILLIARDS), 2415 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. (RETABLED 7/21 FOR 30 DAYS) -- REMAINED ON TABLE

 

08-0385R - RESOLUTION DENYING THE PERMANENT EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF LUCKY BREAK INC. (HORSESHOE BILLIARDS), 2415 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. (RETABLED 7/21 FOR 30 DAYS) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


08-0429R - RESOLUTION DENYING A REQUEST TO AMEND CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 40 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM S, SUBURBAN, TO R-1-B, ONE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2516 WOODLAND AVENUE (FOREST HILL CEMETERY). (TABLED FOR CONSIDERATION WITH 08-053-O) -- FAILED UNANIMOUSLY

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

08-0458R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING $20,000 FROM THE HARRISON COMMUNITY CLUB TO APPLY TO THE DEDUCTIBLE FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF HARRISON COMMUNITY CENTER. (TABLED 7/21) -- 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 GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)

 

08-0469R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF DENNIS E. BIRCHLAND TO THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED

 

08-0485R - RESOLUTION APPROVING APPOINTMENT OF JAMES BENNING TO THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

08-0347R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 07-0723 ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2008; SETTING FEES FOR THE NEW OFF-LEASH LICENSE CATEGORIES. -- PASSED

 

08-0479R - RESOLUTION EMPOWERING THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO A PROJECT WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED


08-0480R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH DEBRA KELLNER FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR AN HISTORIC PROPERTY SURVEY IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,605. -- PASSED


08-0481R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING REIMBURSEMENT TO THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) FOR CONTAMINATION INVESTIGATION AND CLEAN UP COSTS RELATED TO THE IKONICS EXPANSION PROJECT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $624,653. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Fedora abstained)


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


08-0451R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A WORK ORDER AGREEMENT WITH MN/DOT TO COOPERATIVELY PROVIDE GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES. -- PASSED


08-0476R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO KALKBRENNER PLUMBING & HEATING, INC., FOR THE 2008 REHABILITATION OF PRIVATE SEWER SERVICES IN BASINS 25 AND 26 - PHASE III, IN THE AMOUNT OF $149,700. -- PASSED



END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                      (PERSONNEL)

 

08-0468R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF YVONNE PRETTNER SOLON TO THE ENTERTAINMENT AND CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY. -- PASSED

 

08-0470R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF LISA E. AUGUSTINE, ALAN P. JOHNSON AND TODD TORVINEN TO THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


08-0471R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF ALBERT M. KATZ AND ROBERT A. PRUSAK TO THE SANITARY SEWER BOARD OF THE WLSSD. -- TABLED

 

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

08-0466R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE SPECIAL USE PERMIT AND VARIANCE TO TARGET CORPORATION FOR ITS STORE AT 1902 MILLER TRUNK HIGHWAY. -- PASSED 6-3 (Gardner, Gilbert, Reinert)


08-0467R - RESOLUTION DENYING A WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE SPECIAL USE PERMIT AND VARIANCE TO TARGET CORPORATION FOR ITS STORE AT 1902 MILLER TRUNK HIGHWAY. -- FAILED 3-6 (Gardner, Gilbert, Reinert)

 

08-0473R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PROPOSED RECLASSIFICATION TO NONCONSERVATION AND SALE OF CERTAIN TAX FORFEITED PARCELS BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF SAINT LOUIS COUNTY (MAY 28,2008, RECLASSIFICATION). -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

08-0477R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT KNOWN AS THE 2008 STREET PRESERVATION PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SECTION 61(b) OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $600,000. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)

 

08-0457R - RESOLUTION ALIENATING CERTAIN CITY PROPERTY ON PARK POINT AND AUTHORIZINGTHE SALE OF SAME. -- TABLED UNTIL 8/11

 

08-0483R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING DONATION FROM JAN KARON OF 21 PHOTOS OF THE AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


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 UNTIL 8/11


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. (TABLED 6/19) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


08-048-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ADDING A NEW SECTION 50-1.50.1 DEFINING THE RESIDENTIAL PARKING AREA, AMENDING SECTION 50-30 TO ESTABLISH THE AUTHORIZED PARKING AREAS ON A RESIDENTIAL LOT AND CREATING A VARIANCE FROM SUCH REGULATION. (TABLED 7/21) -- AMENDED & RETABLED UNTIL 8/11


The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

08-058-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SPRINKLING ALLOWANCE ON SANITARY SEWER BILLS, REPEALING SECTION 43-9 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


08-053-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 40 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM S, SUBURBAN, TO R-1-B, ONE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2516 WOODLAND AVENUE (FOREST HILL CEMETERY). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


08-054-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND REPLACING CHAPTER IX OF THE DULUTH CITY CHARTER, PERTAINING TO LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS AND SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


08-052-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 34-13 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO GRAFFITI AND ITS REMOVAL. --  TABLED


08-056-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 35-9 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PROVIDING FOR SPECIAL EVENT PERMITTING IN PUBLIC PARKS AND PUBLIC RECREATION AREAS AND AMENDING SECTION 35-9.3 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PROVIDING FOR THE HOURS OF OPERATION OF PUBLIC PARKS AND PUBLIC RECREATION AREAS. -- SENT BACK TO ADMINISTRATION


08-057-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 35-9.3 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, LIMITING THE AUTHORITY OF THE DIRECTOR OF PARKS AND RECREATION TO DETERMINE THE HOURS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS AT BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK RECREATION AREA. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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