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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, October 27, 2008

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - July 28, 2008. -- APPROVED

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


08-0612R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 05-0805 BY DELETING 30TH AVENUE WEST AND INSERTING 21ST AVENUE WEST. (TABLED 10/13) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


BY COUNCILORS ANDERSON, GARDNER AND STAUBER


08-0574R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING RULES FOR OFF-LEASH DOG AREAS. (TABLED 10/13 FOR PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION) -- 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 GILBERT                                  (FINANCE)

 

08-0641R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION STREET IMPROVEMENT REFUNDING BONDS. -- PASSED


08-0642R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION TAX INCREMENT REFUNDING BONDS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


08-0632R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A MINNESOTA CURRENCY EXCHANGE LICENSE TO PAWN AMERICA MINNESOTA, LLC. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


08-0633R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL COWLES TO THE DULUTH LEGACY ENDOWMENT FUND ADVISORY BOARD, REPLACING BRIAN GRAFF. -- PASSED


08-0634R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF RYAN E. MEARS TO THE TECHNICAL DESIGN ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE DWMX-D. -- PASSED

 

08-0638R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF SARA JUNGE, TERRY MATTSON, FRANCES B. McGEE, KIMBERLY A. McKAY AND BEVERLY STRONGITHARM AND THE APPOINTMENTS OF CHRISSY M. EHLENBACH AND TONY RUBIN, REPLACING BRYAN JENSEN AND DAVID MOBERG, TO THE COMMISSION ON DISABILITIES. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

08-0637R - RESOLUTION VACATING PART OF A UTILITY EASEMENT LOCATED ON 27TH AVENUE EAST (STEVE HAMPTON). -- PASSED

 

08-0646R - RESOLUTION VACATING VARIOUS STREETS, AVENUES, AND ALLEYWAYS WITHIN THE HARBOR HIGHLANDS TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD DISTRICT (DULUTH HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY). -- PASSED


08-0647R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING DONATION OF STREET AND UTILITY EASEMENTS FROM DULUTH HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY RELATED TO THE HARBOR HIGHLANDS TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD DISTRICT. -- PASSED


08-0651R - RESOLUTION VACATING THE EASEMENT ON HURON STREET BETWEEN 29TH AVENUE WEST AND 31ST AVENUE WEST (CLYDE INDUSTRIAL PARK). -- PASSED


08-0652R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A C-5 PLAN APPROVAL TO CENTRO PROPERTIES GROUP FOR RELOCATION OF DRIVEWAYS AND PEDESTRIAN ACCESS, REDUCTION IN THE NUMBER OF PARKING SPACES AND RECONFIGURATION OF THE PARKING LOT, NEW LANDSCAPING/SCREENING AND RELOCATION OF SIGNS AT BURNING TREE PLAZA. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR FEDORA           (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


08-0624R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO PROVIDE SUPPORTED WORK SERVICES TO MFIP PARTICIPANTS FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2008, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2009, IN AN AMOUNT EXPECTED TO BE $97,228 AND NOT TO EXCEED $311,684. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

08-0631R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 91-0013 APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $76,780.94 TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AS THE LOCAL SHARE OF STATE PROJECT 6933-73 T.H. 194=106 (SIXTH AVENUE EAST FROM 300 FEET WEST OF MESABA AVENUE TO SECOND STREET). -- PASSED


08-0643R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE NORTHERN SHORES TOWNHOMES, LLC, AND THE DULUTH NORTH SHORE SANITARY DISTRICT ACCEPTING EASEMENTS AND PROVIDING FOR UTILITY OPERATIONS TO PROPERTY AT 8411 CONGDON BOULEVARD. -- PASSED


08-0648R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH THE TARGET CORPORATION FOR RIGHT-OF-WAY USE AND ACCESS TO MALL DRIVE ADJACENT TO THE TARGET STORE. -- PASSED


08-0649R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING FIRST AMENDMENTS TO REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH ALLETE, INC., FOR DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 2. -- PASSED


08-0650R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SECOND AMENDMENT TO MANAGEMENT, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT WITH ALLETE, INC., FOR DULUTH STEAM DISTRICT NO. 2. -- PASSED


08-0653R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH KTM PAVING, INC., FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AIRPORT ROAD PARKING LOT (PHASE II) IN THE AMOUNT OF $91,797.34. -- PASSED


08-0654R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH TENASKA MARKETING VENTURES FOR ASSET MANAGEMENT SERVICES. -- PASSED

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT                                  (FINANCE)


08-0639R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS. -- FAILED 4-5 (Anderson, Cuneo, Gardner, Reinert); RECONSIDERED AT END OF MEETING: PASSED 6-3 (Fedora, Krause, Stauber)


08-0640R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS. -- PASSED 5-4 (Fedora, Fosle, Gilbert, Stauber)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


08-0636R - RESOLUTION DENYING A REQUEST TO AMEND 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-2, TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO C-5, PLANNED COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT, PROPERTY LOCATED AT 320 EAST MYRTLE STREET (GORDON AND JUDITH GRANT). -- TABLED FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORD. 08-087


08-0644R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A JOB INCENTIVE PROGRAM AGREEMENT WITH LOY KRATHONG, INC., D/B/A SALA THAI RESTAURANT, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $40,000. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)


08-0645R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM DULUTH LATERAL SEWER LINES AGREEMENT WITH THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH (HRA) IN THE AMOUNT OF $306,000. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

08-0655R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR A SUPPLEMENTAL DEED CONTAMINATION CLEAN-UP GRANT IN THE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $516,453 RELATED TO THE CLYDE PARK PROJECT AND COMMITTING LOCAL MATCH SUBJECT TO SUBSEQUENT COUNCIL ACCEPTANCE OF THE GRANT. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


08-0617R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON & SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE LAKEWALK EAST EXTENSION, PHASE II, IN THE AMOUNT OF $608,912.68. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

08-0656R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 07-0723 ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2008; CREATING A POINT OF SALE INSPECTION FEE OF $200. -- TABLED

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


08-087-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-2, TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO C-5, PLANNED COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT, PROPERTY LOCATED AT 320 EAST MYRTLE STREET (GORDON AND JUDITH GRANT). -- 1st READING


08-088-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RECONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY IN LESTER PARK TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


08-083-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 1-2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; ADDING A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM BUILDING OFFICIAL AND AMENDING CHAPTER 10 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ADDING A NEW SECTION 10-1.1 PROVIDING FOR A LIMITED DEFINITION OF THE TERM BUILDING OFFICIAL. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


08-086-O - ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO ALLOCATION OF INCREASED PILOT FUNDS, AMENDING SECTION 48-28 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- AMENDED & TABLED


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA         (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


08-085-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 29A-27, AND REPEALING SECTION 29A-32.1 OF CHAPTER 29A OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO THE RENTAL LICENSING 300 FOOT RULE. -- FAILED 2-7 (Fedora, Fosle)


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


08-084-O - AN ORDINANCE ALIENATING CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE RAMSEY NEIGHBORHOOD OF DULUTH AND AUTHORIZING SALE AND CONVEYANCE OF SAME TO THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR $188,362. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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