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DULUTH CITY COUNCI
L MEETING

Monday, September 14, 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)


09-0545R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PURCHASING AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION MATERIALS MANAGEMENT DIVISION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY TO PURCHASE UNDER STATE PURCHASING AGREEMENTS. -- PASSED


09-0551R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR ST. LUKE’S FOUNDATION AND MINNESOTA TEEN CHALLENGE. -- PASSED


09-0553R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE 3.2 PERCENT MALT LIQUOR LICENSE AND APPROVING ISSUANCE OF AN ON SALE WINE LICENSE TO MAMA MIA’S PIZZA COMPANY (MAMA MIA’S HUMBLE PIE PIZZERIA), 1516 KENWOOD AVENUE. -- PASSED


09-0554R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE, ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE AND APPLICATION FOR A 2:00 A.M. BEVERAGE LICENSE FROM LIVE BAR, INC. (LIVE DOWNTOWN), 321-323 WEST FIRST STREET, TO ROSSBERG, INC. (ROSCOE’S PIONEER BAR), SAME ADDRESS. -- PASSED


09-0555R - RESOLUTION APPROVING ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR BREWING COMPANY, LLC (LAKE SUPERIOR BREWING COMPANY), 2711 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


09-0561R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 07-0635 AND AGREEMENT NO. 20519 WITH ARCHITECTURAL RESOURCES, INC., FOR ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL DESIGN SERVICES IN THE RENOVATION OF PARK POINT FIRE STATION NO. 5, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $36,905, FOR A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT OF $90,905. -- PASSED


09-0567R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH KELLER FENCE COMPANY NORTH, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE, DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION OF A SECURITY FENCE AND GATES AT VARIOUS CITY LOCATIONS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $76,950. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG    (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


09-0560R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH JOB SERVICE TO PROVIDE DISLOCATED WORKER SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $187,255 FOR THE FEDERAL PROGRAM (FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2009 - JUNE 30, 2010). -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0550R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 09-0369 AWARDING A CONTRACT TO KGM CONTRACTORS, INC., FOR THE 2009 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM - LAKESIDE LOWER CENTRAL, INCREASING THE AMOUNT BY $445,201 FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A NEW WATERMAIN FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $2,123,853.40. -- PASSED


09-0557R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A CROSS COUNTRY SKI TRAIL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT FOR FY2010 WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,000. -- PASSED


09-0558R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A SNOWMOBILE TRAILS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT FOR FY2010 WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,925. -- PASSED


09-0564R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A PERMANENT EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR THE DULUTH AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE. -- PASSED


09-0565R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO INSITUFORM TECHNOLOGIES USA, INC., FOR THE 2009 CURED-IN-PLACE PIPE (CIPP) REHABILITATION OF SANITARY SEWERS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $554,392. -- PASSED


09-0570R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 09-0229 TO ADJUST THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE ORDER TO VIELE CONTRACTING, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF AN ADDITIONAL 2,452 TONS OF CLASS 5 GRAVEL FOR AN INCREASE OF $19,208.81 AND A TOTAL PURCHASE ORDER AMOUNT OF $192,058.31. -- PASSED


09-0571R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH VEIT & COMPANY, INC., FOR THE AMITY CREEK TRIBUTARY STREAM STABILIZATION PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $167,975. -- PASSED


09-0572R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH VEIT & COMPANY, INC., FOR THE SKYLINE PARKWAY STORM SEWER REPAIR PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $59,959. -- PASSED


09-0573R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO JMF CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR THE CDBG-ARRA SIDEWALK AND PEDESTRIAN RAMPS REPLACEMENT PROJECT ON SUPERIOR STREET BETWEEN 20TH AVENUE WEST AND 22ND AVENUE WEST IN THE AMOUNT OF $108,979. -- PASSED


09-0577R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH WASTE MANAGEMENT OF MINNESOTA, INC., (CANYON) FOR THE PURPOSE OF LANDFILL TIPPING FEES IN THE DISPOSAL OF AN ESTIMATED 2,500 TONS OF BOILER ASH FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $55,125. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0541R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM MINNESOTA BOARD OF FIREFIGHTER TRAINING AND EDUCATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL TRAINING. -- PASSED


09-0546R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,387.50 FOR PURCHASE OF BULLETPROOF VESTS. -- PASSED


09-0547R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF AN OVERTIME REIMBURSEMENT GRANT FROM THE UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000 FOR POLICE SERVICES RELATED TO THE DISTRICT FUGITIVE TASK FORCE. -- PASSED


09-0556R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT EQUIPMENT GRANT FROM THE TARGET CORPORATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $600. -- PASSED

 

09-0568R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ACT AS A PARTNER TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY AS GRANTEE OF A 2010 PILOT COUNTY ENFORCEMENT PROJECT GRANT AND TO PERFORM POLICE SERVICES THEREUNDER UP TO $24,726. -- PASSED


09-0569R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT AN AMENDED GRANT FROM THE U.S. FOREST SERVICE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,000. -- PASSED

 

09-0580R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR PROCESSING OF PARKING CITATIONS. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:


COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


09-0562R - RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE 2009-2013 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN AND STATING THE INTENT TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 475.521, IN AN ADDITIONAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $18,000,000. -- PASSED 6-3 (Fedora, Krause, Stauber)


09-0574R - RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2010. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


09-0575R - RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2010. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


09-0576R - RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSES FOR THE YEAR 2010. (AMENDMENTS) -- PASSED 6-3 (Fedora, Krause, Stauber)


09-0578R - RESOLUTION SETTING A PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2010. (AMENDMENTS) -- PASSED 6-3 (Fedora, Krause, Stauber)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-0581R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE CENTRAL ENTRANCE-MILLER HILL SMALL AREA PLAN AND AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE PLAN - FUTURE LAND USE MAP IN SIX LOCATIONS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-0544R - RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE IMPOSITION OF SERVICE CHARGES WITHIN THE DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICT. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)


09-0548R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ENTERING INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE GREATER DOWNTOWN COUNCIL SETTING FORTH THE ESTABLISHED LEVEL OF SERVICES FOR THE DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICT. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)


09-0549R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ENTERING INTO A SERVICE CONTRACT WITH THE GREATER DOWNTOWN COUNCIL TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO IMPLEMENT THE DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICT. (AMENDMENT) -- AMENDED & PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

09-0579R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING NATURAL GAS RATES FOR INTERRUPTIBLE TRANSPORTATION SERVICE AND RESCINDING RATES FOR FIRM TRANSPORTATION SERVICE EFFECTIVE WITH METER READINGS AFTER SEPTEMBER 30, 2009. -- TABLED FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

09-0566R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH AOT PUBLIC SAFETY CORPORATION TO IMPLEMENT AND PROVIDE THE DULUTH FALSE ALARM MANAGEMENT PROGRAM. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


09-048-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL SEWER UTILITY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $975,000 UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- 1ST READING


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-049-O - AN ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING THE GEORGE H. AND CHARLOTTE S. CROSBY HOUSE, AT 2029 EAST SUPERIOR STREET, AS A DULUTH HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK. (REPLACEMENT) -- 1ST READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-012-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE DIRECT SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE UPPER LESTER PARK AREA TO MICHAEL J. AND MELISA L. LEDOUX FOR $5,200. -- 1ST READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


09-045-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $1,698,450 GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL WATER UTILITY UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-047-O - AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICT. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

09-044-O - AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING METHOD OF DETERMINING WATER, GAS AND SEWER FEES IN LIEU OF ASSESSMENT, AMENDING CHAPTERS 43 AND 48 OF THE CODE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


09-046-O - AN ORDINANCE CLARIFYING THE ASSESSMENT OF PROJECTS INITIATED BY COUNCIL RESOLUTION, AMENDING SECTION 45-77 OF THE CODE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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