• Duluth City Council Meeting Actions are unofficial and are to be used for informational purposes only.
  • Any amendments or revisions to resolutions and ordinances made at a Council Meeting may NOT be available on line.
  • Call the City Clerk's Office to verify the results - (218) 730-5740.

SEE DISCLAIMER


ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCI
L MEETING

Monday, March 23, 2009

 

ROLL CALL -- ABSENT:  Anderson

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - November 10, 20, 24 and December 1, 2008. -- APPROVED


- - -


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).  (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 2/23 FOR COMMITTEE MEETING) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT              (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-0160R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONSENT DECREE IN SETTLEMENT OF THE CLAIM OF UNITED STATES, ET AL. (TABLED 3/9 FOR 4/6 COMMITTEE MEETING) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


- - -


MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the consent agenda were enacted by one unanimous motion.


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                            (FINANCE)


09-0176R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH PRO-WEST AND ASSOCIATES, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH SURVEYING AND LOCATING SPECIFIED GOVERNMENT AND PLAT CORNERS AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $93,000. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE              (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


09-0168R - RESOLUTION ISSUING A TEMPORARY ON SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE TO COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA, 1200 KENWOOD AVENUE. -- PASSED


09-0169R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO MARSHALL SCHOOL (MARSHALL AUCTION), 1215 RICE LAKE ROAD, AND NORTHLAND VIETNAM VETERANS ASSOCIATION (BLUES FEST), BAYFRONT PARK. -- PASSED


09-0175R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH CARLSON BROS. MECHANICAL CONTRACTING FOR REMOVAL OF EXISTING STEAM BOILER SYSTEM AND INSTALLATION OF INDIRECT GAS-FIRED HEATING SYSTEM AT LAKEWOOD PUMP HOUSE IN THE AMOUNT OF $79,800. -- PASSED


09-0183R - RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING APPROVAL OF THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR ST. JOHN’S SCHOOL AND APPROVING THE OFF SITE GAMBLING APPLICATION OF DULUTH CURLING CLUB. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


09-0186R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 TO CONTRACT NO. 20787 WITH DONALD HOLM CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS FOR THE REMODELING OF FIRE STATION #10 IN THE AMOUNT OF $31,501 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $183,447. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                        (PERSONNEL)


09-0171R - RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING MICHELLE HOOEY TO THE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD. -- PASSED


09-0172R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE RESPONSIBLE AUTHORITY FOR DATA PRACTICES UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES. -- PASSED


09-0177R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF MAUREEN BOOTH TO THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, REPLACING BETSY LITTLE. -- PASSED


09-0178R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING AND REAPPOINTING MEMBERS TO CITY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-0174R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY (MINNESOTA HOUSING) RELATED TO THE LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROGRAM. -- PASSED


09-0181R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE VACATION OF PART OF THE WEST SECOND STREET ALLEY (AMERICAN INDIAN COMMUNITY HOUSING CORPORATION). -- PASSED


09-0187R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR A SHARED PUBLIC IMPOUND LOT AT 2501 RICE LAKE ROAD. -- PASSED


09-0188R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR SANITARY DISTRICT TO CONSTRUCT A LOADING DOCK TO SERVE THE EXISTING APPLIANCE PAD AT THE MATERIALS RECOVERY CENTER AT 4587 RIDGEVIEW ROAD. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT             (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-0170R - RESOLUTION ADDING AN INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT MINNESOTA SENATE BILL S.F. NO. 847 CREATING A LICENSE REINSTATEMENT DIVERSION PILOT PROGRAM TO THE CITY’S LEGISLATIVE AGENDA FOR 2009. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0173R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH QWEST TO INSTALL A TEMPORARY LINE AND SUBSEQUENTLY PLACE NEW CABLE RELATED TO THE RECONSTRUCTION OF WOODLAND AVENUE FROM KENT ROAD TO ARROWHEAD ROAD IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $210,010. -- PASSED

 

09-0193R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM OF MOHAMMED EL DAMIR IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,560.73. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                         (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0139R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH NO PARKING ON WOODLAND AVENUE. -- PASSED


09-0151R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH THANE HAWKINS POLAR CHEVROLET FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF A 2009 CHEVROLET EXPRESS 1500 ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) PASSENGER VAN WITH OPTIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $28,391.68. -- PASSED


09-0153R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH MUNICIPAL EMERGENCY SERVICES, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF FIRE DEPARTMENT TURNOUT GEAR DURING CONTRACT YEAR JUNE 1, 2009, THROUGH MAY 31, 2010, FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $33,206.04. -- PASSED


09-0184R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH PORTER LEE CORPORATION FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF BEAST EVIDENCE TRACKING SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE FOR THE DULUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $23,459.61. -- PASSED


09-0191R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY IN THE AMOUNT OF $288,260 FOR SERVICES PERTAINING TO OPERATION STONE GARDEN DULUTH 2008. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


09-0180R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH YAMAHA GOLF & UTILITY, INC., FOR THE FOUR-YEAR LEASE OF GOLF CARTS AND GAS UTILITY CART TURF VEHICLES IN THE AMOUNT OF $284,500.80. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA


- - -


The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILORS STAUBER, FEDORA AND ANDERSON


09-0185R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CHARTER COMMISSION EXAMINE AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 5 OF THE CITY CHARTER SUPPORTING A REDUCTION IN CITY COUNCILOR COMPENSATION. (AMENDMENTS) -- AMENDED & FAILED 3-5-1 (Cuneo, Fedora, Stabuer)

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE              (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

09-0197R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CHARTER COMMISSION EXAMINE AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 6 OF THE CITY CHARTER REGARDING CITY COUNCIL INTERNS. -- FAILED 3-5-1 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)

 

BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


09-0189R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE CHARTER COMMISSION TO RECOMMEND ADOPTION OF AN AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER IV, SECTION 21, OF THE CITY CHARTER RELATING TO CITY EMPLOYEES RUNNING FOR CITY OFFICES. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

- - -

 

INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED

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).  (REPLACEMENT) (TABLED 3/9 FOR COMMITTEE MEETING) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-010-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO HERITAGE FOUNDATION, INC., (AKA DULUTH AREA FAMILY YMCA) A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT FOR A SKYWALK INTO AND OVER THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF THE WEST FIRST STREET ALLEY FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 302 WEST FIRST STREET. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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). -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


- - -