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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCI
L MEETING

Monday, March 9, 2009

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT:  Fosle, Gilbert

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - October 13 and 27, 2008. -- APPROVED

 

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-0131R - RESOLUTION DENYING A REQUEST TO AMEND 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 R-1-B, ONE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, AND S, SUBURBAN, TO C-5, PLANNED COMMERCIAL, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON BOTH SIDES OF SUNDBY ROAD, NORTH OF PAGE STREET (MISSION DEVELOPMENT LLC/ARROWHEAD COMMERCIAL PARTNERS, LLC).  (TABLED 2/23 FOR CONSIDERATION WITH 09-006-O) -- REMAINED ON TABLE FOR 3/19 COMMITTEE MEETING


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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 FEDORA                   (FINANCE)


09-0106R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 08-0760 CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF THE WATERMAIN IN OSAGE AVENUE FROM PAGE STREET TO 410 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER LINE, DECREASING THE ASSESSMENT AMOUNT BY $4,503.41 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $54,218.59. -- PASSED


09-0109R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 08-0759 CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF THE WATERMAIN IN ETHEL AVENUE FROM SPRINGVALE ROAD TO 365 FEET NORTHERLY, DECREASING THE ASSESSMENT AMOUNT BY $6,307.85 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $90,913.15. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


09-0100R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH WASTE MANAGEMENT OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA FOR GARBAGE/REFUSE REMOVAL AND RECYCLING PICKUP AS NEEDED DURING 2009, FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $90,000. -- PASSED


09-0144R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF CANAL PARK LIQUOR, LLC (CANAL PARK LIQUOR), 302 LAKE AVENUE SOUTH. -- PASSED


09-0145R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF VA BENE CAFÉ, INC. (VA BENE), 734 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


09-0146R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF GONZALEZ RAMOS, INC. (MAYA FAMILY MEXICAN RESTAURANT), 1725 MILLER TRUNK HIGHWAY. -- PASSED


09-0147R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF HIPPO DOWN THE STREET, LLC (CARMODY IRISH PUB), 308 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


09-0149R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH DULUTH LAWN AND SPORT FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF TWO JOHN DEERE 1435 SERIES II COMMERCIAL FRONT MOWERS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $54,956.92. -- PASSED


09-0150R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH RICK’S TREE AND STUMP REMOVAL FOR TREE REMOVAL SERVICES DURING 2009 FOR AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $30,000. -- PASSED


09-0152R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH LISCOMB-HOOD-MASON COMPANY FOR PROPERTY INSURANCE COVERING CITY OWNED BUILDINGS, EQUIPMENT AND BUSINESS PERSONAL PROPERTY DURING YEAR 2009 IN THE AMOUNT OF $79,581.72. -- PASSED


09-0161R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMITS TO IRVING COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION AND DULUTH SOFTBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER             (PERSONNEL)


09-0148R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF SUPERVISOR, PARKING AND TRAFFIC MAINTENANCE, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER  (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-0154R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF THE SKYWALK LOCATED IN THE LAKE SUPERIOR PLACE BUILDING AT 21 WEST SUPERIOR STREET (MINNESOTA POWER). -- PASSED


09-0162R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE FREE CONVEYANCE OF TAX FORFEITED LAND FOR STORMWATER DRAINAGE PURPOSES LOCATED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF MORGAN PARK ENTRANCE ROAD NEAR THE INTERSECTION WITH ARBOR STREET. -- PASSED


09-0163R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE FREE CONVEYANCE OF TAX FORFEITED LAND FOR ROADWAY PURPOSES LOCATED ON THE SOUTHEAST SIDE OF GRAND AVENUE AT RIVERSIDE DRIVE. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


09-0142R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH AND ACCEPT FUNDS FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR PROVISION OF WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT TITLE I SERVICES, MINNESOTA YOUTH PROGRAM SERVICES AND OLDER AMERICAN PROGRAM SERVICES FOR THE PERIOD 2009 - 2012. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE       (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0141R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 02-0304 AWARDING A CONTRACT FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES TO LHB ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS FOR THE PRELIMINARY AND FINAL DESIGN FOR THE REHABILITATION OF BRIDGE NO. 93402, LOCATED ON SECOND STREET AT CHESTER CREEK, INCREASING THE AMOUNT BY $15,224 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $57,738. -- PASSED


09–0143R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING FIRST AMENDMENTS TO LEASE AGREEMENTS WITH CLEARWIRE US, LLC, FOR INSTALLATION OF ADDITIONAL WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AT THE ORPHANAGE AND PROCTOR WATER TOWERS. -- PASSED


09-0155R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DRIFT TOPPERS SNOWMOBILE CLUB FOR GROOMING THE CROSS COUNTRY SNOWMOBILE TRAIL-EAST FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $7,672. -- PASSED


09-0156R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE OVER THE HILL NIGHT RIDERS SNOWMOBILE CLUB FOR GROOMING THE CROSS COUNTRY SNOWMOBILE TRAIL-WEST FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $12,604. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO             (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0158R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH DSC COMMUNICATIONS FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF IN-CAR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT AND ASSOCIATED KITS/DEVICES FOR WIRELESS UPGRADE IN POLICE EMERGENCY VEHICLES IN THE AMOUNT OF $52,650. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:



COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)

 

09-0165R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR SECOND HARVEST NORTHERN LAKES FOOD BANK. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER  (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

09-0166R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH TO FORGIVE A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT REHABILITATION LOAN MADE UNDER THE PROPERTY REHABILITATION PROGRAM. -- PASSED 6-1-2 (Krause)


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT             (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-0160R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONSENT DECREE IN SETTLEMENT OF THE CLAIM OF UNITED STATES, ET AL. -- TABLED FOR COMMITTEE MEETING

 

09-0167R - RESOLUTION SUBMITTING A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SECTIONS 18 AND 21 OF THE CITY CHARTER TO THE VOTERS AT A GENERAL ELECTION ON NOVEMBER 3, 2009. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE       (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0157R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH LAKE SUPERIOR WAREHOUSING COMPANY, INC., TO DISPOSE OF SNOW ON PROPERTY OWNED BY THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED 6-0-1-2 (Fedora abstained)

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                    (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0159R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE DULUTH SKYLINE ROTARY CLUB IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 FOR GET ALARMED DULUTH PROJECT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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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)


09-007-O - AN ORDINANCE NAMING AN UNNAMED PUBLIC THOROUGHFARE NICK GLUMAC DRIVE LOCATED IN THE FORMER ATLAS CEMENT PLANT, MORGAN PARK (BILL ULLAND, IKONICS CORPORATION). -- 1st READING


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT              (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-009-O - AN ORDINANCE MODIFYING PROCESS FOR CONVEYING CITY-OWNED REAL ESTATE, AMENDING ARTICLE XXXIII OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER  (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-006-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 R-1-B, ONE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, AND S, SUBURBAN, TO C-5, PLANNED COMMERCIAL, FOR PROPERTY LOCATED ON BOTH SIDES OF SUNDBY ROAD, NORTH OF PAGE STREET (MISSION DEVELOPMENT, LLC/ARROWHEAD COMMERCIAL PARTNERS, LLC). -- TABLED FOR 3/19 COMMITTEE MEETING


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