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DULUTH CITY COUNCI
L MEETING

Monday, August 10, 2009

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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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)


09-0488R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH ENVENTIS TELECOM, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE, DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION OF HARDWARE TO UPGRADE THE UNIFIED COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $76,798.16. -- PASSED


09-0498R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH JOHNSON-WILSON CONSTRUCTORS FOR MODIFICATIONS TO EXISTING POOL CIRCULATION SYSTEMS FOR THE POLAR SHORES EXHIBIT AT THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO IN THE AMOUNT OF $394,300. -- PASSED


09-0499R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH NEW WORLD SYSTEMS CORPORATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF SOFTWARE LICENSES FOR BUSINESS ANALYTICS MODULES IN THE AMOUNT OF $46,170. -- PASSED


09-0503R - RESOLUTION ISSUING TEMPORARY ON SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSES TO DULUTH SOFTBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION AND LAKESIDE/LESTER PARK BUSINESS ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED


09-0504R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO DULUTH-SUPERIOR GLBT PRIDE, INC. AND NORTHLAND COUNTRY CLUB. -- PASSED

 

09-0505R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF HOSPITALITY OF DULUTH, LLC, (ACES ON FIRST) AND ROSE GARDEN ENTERPRISES, LLC, (VALENTINI’S VICINO LAGO).  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


09-0506R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR KIDS VOTING MINNESOTA. -- PASSED


09-0509R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH NEW WORLD SYSTEMS CORPORATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF WORK ORDER SOFTWARE AND IMPLEMENTATION COSTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $40,398.75. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


09-0490R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF LESLIE EVANS (SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN, REPRESENTATIVE) TO THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, REPLACING LEWIS MARTIN. -- PASSED


09-0493R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE RESPONSIBLE AUTHORITY FOR DATA PRACTICES UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES. -- PASSED


09-0510R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PERSONNEL ANALYST, INCLUDING A TITLE CHANGE TO HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-0512R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING ELECTION JUDGES FOR THE SEPTEMBER 15, 2009, MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD PRIMARY ELECTION AND THE NOVEMBER 3, 2009, MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD GENERAL ELECTION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0497R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH MONARCH PAVING COMPANY, DIVISION OF MATHY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, FOR THE PURCHASE OF FINE COLD MIX ASPHALT, FOR THE CONTRACT PERIOD JUNE 1, 2009, THROUGH MAY 31, 2010, FOR A TOTAL OF $100,462.50. -- PASSED

 

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0494R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ANIMAL ALLIES HUMANE SOCIETY FOR THE OPERATION OF AN ADOPTION PROGRAM WITHIN THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED


09-0500R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, CRIME VICTIM SERVICES, RELATING TO AN EMERGENCY FUND FOR CRIME VICTIMS IN AN AMOUNT OF $1,600. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


09-0495R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA IN THE AMOUNT OF $320,000 AND TO EXECUTE THE GRANT AGREEMENT (LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO). -- PASSED


09-0496R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 09-0208R AND ACCEPTING OPPORTUNITY ONLINE HARDWARE GRANT IN A NEW TOTAL AMOUNT OF $81,250 FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF 50 PUBLIC COMPUTERS AT THREE LIBRARY LOCATIONS AND COMMITTING LOCAL MATCH. -- PASSED


09-0516R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH FUN TIME, LLC, FOR THE LEASE OF THE PILOT HOUSE IN CANAL PARK. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


09-0511R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE ADMINISTRATION ALLOW FIRE FIGHTERS EMPLOYED BY THE CITY OF DULUTH TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE FIGHTERS AND THE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION, BY SOLICITING FOR DONATIONS DURING THE ANNUAL “FILL THE BOOT” CAMPAIGN. -- PASSED 5-4 (Eckenberg, Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-0513R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A PROCEDURE TO CORRECT ERRORS RELATED TO ELIGIBLE SALARY REPORTING TO THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION (PERA). (AMENDMENTS) -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

 

09-0514R - RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW PUBLIC SAFETY FACILITY AND FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT. -- AMENDED & PASSED 7-2 (Fedora, Krause)

 


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 


09-0501R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC FOR THE 2009 STREET PRESERVATION PROJECT: MILL AND OVERLAY PORTIONS OF SUPERIOR STREET, JENSWOLD STREET, MICHIGAN STREET, KENWOOD AVENUE AND CODY STREET, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,719,915.15. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Fedora abstained)


09-0502R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH SEH, INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES TO PERFORM PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTATION FOR THE MUNGER TRAIL EXTENSION IN THE AMOUNT OF $493,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 


09-0507R - RESOLUTION AMENDING GUIDELINES FOR THE PRIVATE SEWER SERVICE GRANT PROGRAM. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


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 7/27) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


09-040-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 8 OF THE CITY CHARTER ELIMINATING A STATED DOLLAR AMOUNT FOR CERTAIN CONTRACTS. -- 1st READING

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


09-043-O - ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 41 PURCHASING PROVISIONS, AMENDING SECTION 41-32 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-041-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PLATE NO. 41 OF THE OFFICIAL FLOODPLAIN AND SHORELAND MAP AS IDENTIFIED IN SECTION 51-5 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE DEFINING THE FLOOD FRINGE AND FLOODWAY FOR THE 40TH AVENUE EAST CREEK WITHIN THE LIMITS OF THE DULUTH PUBLIC SCHOOLS SITE AT 301 NORTH 40TH AVENUE EAST. -- 1st READING


09-042-O - AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A CONCURRENT USE PERMIT TO A & L PROPERTIES TO CONSTRUCT A SKYWALK OVER EAST SUPERIOR STREET BETWEEN THE DULUTH TECHNOLOGY VILLAGE BUILDING AND THE WIELAND BLOCK BUILDING. -- 1st READING


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