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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCI
L MEETING

Monday, November 9, 2009

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - July 27, 2009. -- APPROVED



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REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES

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OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-0620R - RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE ACTIONS OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION AND GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT AND VARIANCE TO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 709 AS AUTHORIZED BY CHAPTER 51, ARTICLE III, OF THE CITY OF DULUTH LEGISLATIVE CODE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 301 NORTH 40TH AVENUE EAST (UNNAMED EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL PROJECT). (TABLED 10/12) -- PASSED 5-3-1 (Nays: Gardner, Krause, Stauber; Abstention: Fosle)


09-0621R - RESOLUTION REVERSING THE ACTIONS OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION AND DENYING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT AND VARIANCE TO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 709 AS AUTHORIZED BY CHAPTER 51, ARTICLE III, OF THE CITY OF DULUTH LEGISLATIVE CODE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 301 NORTH 40TH AVENUE EAST (UNNAMED EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL PROJECT). (TABLED 10/12) -- FAILED 3-5-1 (Yeas: Gardner, Krause, Stauber; Abstention: Fosle)


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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)

 

09-0678R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING ASSESSMENT LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF SEWER CONNECT AT 327 OCCIDENTAL BOULEVARD. -- PASSED

 

09-0679R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF SEWER CONNECT AT 1301 MALL DRIVE. -- PASSED

 

09-0680R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF THE RAZING AT SEVERAL LOCATIONS. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE           (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


09-0677R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR NORTHERN LIGHTS FOUNDATION. -- PASSED


09-0687R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A 2010 MINNESOTA CURRENCY EXCHANGE LICENSE TO THE TITLE LOAN COMPANY, INC. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-0684R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH THE LAKE SUPERIOR AND MISSISSIPPI RAILROAD. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG    (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


09-0674R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH THE SALVATION ARMY RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION OF EMERGENCY ENERGY ASSISTANCE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,086. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

09-0671R - RESOLUTION DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 3, 2009. -- PASSED


09-0676R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GOVERNMENT TRAILBLAZER GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR CIVIC INNOVATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

09-0685R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH GORHAM OIEN MECHANICAL, INC., FOR THE INSTALLATION OF CHILLED WATER SUPPLY AND RETURN PIPING TO THE GERALD W. HEANEY FEDERAL BUILDING AND US COURTHOUSE AND CUSTOMHOUSE AT 515 WEST FIRST STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $58,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0683R - RESOLUTION APPROVING AGREEMENT WITH OCDETF FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF OVERTIME FOR INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES RELATED TO FEDERAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $15,000. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

09-0659R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO AT&T MOBILITY FOR A 180 FOOT WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS MONOPOLE AND ASSOCIATED GROUND EQUIPMENT AT 25 NORTH 78TH AVENUE EAST (SHANE BEGLEY). -- PASSED 7-2 (Fedora, Fosle)

 

09-0660R - RESOLUTION DENYING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO AT&T MOBILITY FOR A 180 FOOT WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS MONOPOLE AND ASSOCIATED GROUND EQUIPMENT AT 25 NORTH 78TH AVENUE EAST (SHANE BEGLEY). -- FAILED 2-7 (Fedora, Fosle)


09-0672R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PROPERTY ACQUISITION/DEMOLITION PROGRAM AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) AND THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, MN, PURSUANT TO CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION 09-0342. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE             (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0675R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RATES FOR WATER, NATURAL GAS, SANITARY SEWER AND STORMWATER UTILITIES EFFECTIVE ON JANUARY 1, 2010, AND REPEALING ANY CONFLICTING RATES. (REPLACEMENT) -- FAILED 2-7 (Cuneo, Gilbert)


09-0681R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT NO. C20886 WITH MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC., FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR PRELIMINARY DESIGN OF HIGHLAND PUMP STATION IMPROVEMENTS IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $156,993 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $180,350. (REPLACMENT) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                      (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0673R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING LEASE AGREEMENT WITH ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR THE NEW PUBLIC SAFETY FACILITY. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fedora, Krause)

 

09-0686R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE AMBULANCE/EMERGENCY SERVICES TASK FORCE. -- TABLED


09-0690R - RESOLUTION APPROVING WAIVING PARKING FEES AT CITY-OWNED DOWNTOWN PARKING RAMPS AND DOWNTOWN PARKING METERS AT CERTAIN TIMES DURING THE CHRISTMAS CITY OF THE NORTH PARADE AND BENTLEYVILLE TOUR OF LIGHTS 2009.  (AMENDMENT) -- PASSED 7-2 (Gilbert, Stauber)


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


09-0682R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING GRANTS FROM THE DULUTH LEGACY ENDOWMENT FUND FOR WASHINGTON CENTER FURNITURE IN THE AMOUNT OF $750 AND FOR THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR COMPUTER FURNITURE IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,055. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE            (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-055-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE GARY-NEW DULUTH AREA TO KELLY N. FRISBIE FOR $20,000. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinance is to be read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                             (FINANCE)


09-054-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 9999 IN ITS ENTIRETY AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OR NOTE OF THE CITY OF DULUTH IN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF $2,500,000 FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL SEWER 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)

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