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DULUTH CITY COUNCI
L MEETING

Monday, July 27, 2009

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


09-0463R(a) - RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBER TO THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. (TABLED 7/13 FOR INTERVIEW) -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-0444R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO ESTABLISH AN APPEALS PROCESS AS PART OF THE CITY’S INFLOW AND INFILTRATION (I&I) PROGRAM. (TABLED 7/13) -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA


09-0445R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF CERTAIN TAX FORFEITED PROPERTY IN LESTER PARK FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA THROUGH ST. LOUIS COUNTY.  (TABLED 7/13 FOR CONSIDERATION WITH 09-037-O) -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Nay:  Gardner; Abstention:  Fedora )


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0434R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A PARKING METER ZONE ON THE NORTH SIDE OF SUPERIOR STREET AT SIXTH AVENUE EAST. (TABLED 7/13) -- PASSED 5-4 (Fosle, Gardner, Stauber, Gilbert)

 

BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON(RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


09-0433R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING LAKEWALK PROPERTY FROM 23RD TO 25TH AVENUES EAST AS PARK LAND. (TABLED 7/13) -- WITHDRAWN FROM AGENDA


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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)

 

09-0465R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF SHOTZ BAR, INC. (SHOTZ BAR), 1321 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE. -- PASSED

 

09-0479R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH NATIONAL PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE 2010 RETIREE DRUG SUBSIDY FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


09-0473R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF DONNA BLUE BIRD TO THE AMERICAN INDIAN COMMISSION, REPLACING LINDA GROVER. -- PASSED


09-0474R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF JOHN ARNOLD III AND MARK EMMEL AND APPOINTMENT OF NICK PATRONAS, REPLACING ROBERT BEAUDIN, TO THE ENTERTAINMENT AND CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY. -- PASSED


09-0475R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF TIMOTHY MEYER TO THE HERITAGE PRESERVATION COMMISSION, REPLACING ROBERT AHO. -- PASSED

09-0489R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF BUSINESS RESOURCES MANAGER. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-0478R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE VACATION OF AN ALLEY ADJACENT TO 110TH AVENUE WEST (HAROLD AND JANE GLOWACKI). -- PASSED


09-0480R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO WITHHOLD FROM SALE CERTAIN TAX FORFEITED PARCELS (ANNUAL LIST). -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG    (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


09-0462R - RESOLUTION ENTERING INTO AN AGREEMENT ACCEPTING A GRANT OF $344,008 FROM SENIOR SERVICE AMERICA, INC., TO OPERATE THE SENIOR AIDES PROGRAM FROM JULY 1, 2009, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2010; PROGRAM FUNDS WILL BE ACCEPTED UPON RECEIPT OF NOTICES OF FUNDS AVAILABLE. -- PASSED


09-0477R - RESOLUTION ADDING AN ADDENDUM TO A CONTRACT WITH MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT’S JOB SERVICE TO OPERATE THE STATE AND FEDERAL DISLOCATED WORKER PROGRAMS FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2008, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2009. -- PASSED


09-0485R - RESOLUTION APPROVING STIPULATIONS FOR AWARD FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR PAST ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY ACQUISITIONS ALONG TRINITY ROAD IN THE AMOUNT OF $35,500 PLUS STATUTORY INTEREST. -- PASSED


09-0486R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF A TEMPORARY EASEMENT TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ON PROPERTY IN THE VICINITY OF 49TH AVENUE WEST AND ONEOTA STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,100. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0468R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 09-0299 AND ADJUSTING THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE ORDER WITH HD SUPPLY WATERWORKS, LTD., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF FIRE HYDRANTS DURING YEAR 2009 FOR AN INCREASE OF $16,249.27 AND A NEW TOTAL OF $49,191.85. -- PASSED


09-0469R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH COONS AGGREGATE SUPPLY, A DIVISION OF WISSOTA SAND AND GRAVEL, FOR 6,000 TONS OF WASHED SAND FOR YEAR 2009 AT A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $61,068.38. -- PASSED


09-0471R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH SALO ENGINEERING, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE GLENWOOD STREET RECONSTRUCTION IN THE AMOUNT OF $450,241.37. -- PASSED


09-0472R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO RAINBOW, INC., FOR THE PAINTING AND GENERAL STRUCTURAL REHABILITATION OF THE AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE, PHASE 3, IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,900,000. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

09-0481R - RESOLUTION TO RESCIND THE DESIGNATION AND ESTABLISHMENT AS A ONE WAY STREET THAT PART OF FIRST STREET BETWEEN 21ST AVENUE WEST AND 22ND AVENUE WEST. -- PASSED


09-0482R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $77,044 AND AUTHORIZING A SUBGRANT AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


09-0470R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A ZOO ACCREDITATION GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN THE AMOUNT OF $33,000. -- PASSED


09-0483R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH HOISINGTON KOEGLER GROUP, INC., FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE PARKS AND RECREATION MASTER PLAN IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $81,950. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


09-0426R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE NORSHOR EXPERIENCE, INC. (NORSHOR EXPERIENCE), 211 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- AMENDED AND PASSED 7-2 (Gardner, Stauber)

 

09-0466R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO DEVELOP AND ADOPT A MORE STRINGENT CITY COUNCIL CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY. (Replacement) -- FAILED 3-6 (Fosle, Gardner, Krause)

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


09-0476R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENTS OF WILLARD MUNGER, JR., NANCY NELSON AND NEALE ROTH AND THE APPOINTMENT OF JANE GILBERT-HOWARD, REPLACING KEN BUEHLER, TO THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

09-0484R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING A MEMBER TO THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

09-0491R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REMOVAL OF MICHAEL ASHCRAFT FROM THE POSITION OF CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

09-0492R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF DAVID MONTGOMERY AS THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

09-0487R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING GUIDELINES FOR THE PRIVATE SEWER SERVICE GRANT PROGRAM. -- AMENDED AND PASSED 8-1 (Krause)


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0461R - RESOLUTION SUPPORTING NATIONAL NIGHT OUT ON AUGUST 4, 2009. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-036-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 2 OF ORDINANCE 1809, REPEALING SECTION 1 OF ORDINANCE 1809 AND REPEALING ORDINANCE 1917 IN ITS ENTIRETY, ALL RELATING TO THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


09-037-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH DIAMOND WILLOW, LLC, PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY AND FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY AND A MEDICAL CLINIC IN LESTER PARK. -- PASSED  7-1-1 (Nay: Garnder; Absention:  Fedora)


09-038-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING GRANTING OF A RESTRICTED AREA EASEMENT TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS, AND APPROVING THE GRANTING BY THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY OF THE SAME, OVER PROPERTY AT THE DULUTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-039-O - AN ORDINANCE DECLARING STATUTORY AND CODE VIOLATIONS AS CIVIL OFFENSES, AUTHORIZING CIVIL PENALTIES THEREFORE, AUTHORIZING CORRECTIVE ORDERS AND ESTABLISHING HEARING AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES WITH REGARD THERETO, ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 12 TO THE CODE AND REPEALING SECTIONS 2-7 AND 2-7.1 THEREOF. --TABLED

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