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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCI
L MEETING

Monday, November 23, 2009

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES - August 10 and 24, 2009. -- APPROVED

 

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0686R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE AMBULANCE/EMERGENCY SERVICES TASK FORCE. (TABLED 11/9) (REPLACEMENT) -- AMENDED & PASSED 5-3-1 (Nays: Eckenberg, Fedora, Krause) (Abstention: Stauber)


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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)


09-0702R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF A $2,414,150 GENERAL OBLIGATION SEWER UTILITY REVENUE NOTE, SERIES 2009B, AND PROVIDING FOR ITS PAYMENT. -- PASSED


09-0703R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY IN FULL THE EXPENSE OF SOLID WASTE COLLECTION DURING THE PERIOD OF MARCH 1, 2008, TO JUNE 1, 2009, FOR WHICH THE LICENSED COLLECTOR HAS NOT BEEN REIMBURSED AS PROVIDED FOR IN CHAPTER 24 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE. -- PASSED


09-0713R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THAT ELECTRICITY COSTS INCURRED BY THE CITY FROM BENTLEYVILLE TOUR OF LIGHTS 2009 BE DERIVED FROM THE TOURISM TAX FUND. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


09-0688R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE TO TEXAS ROADHOUSE HOLDINGS, LLC (TEXAS ROADHOUSE), 902 MALL DRIVE. -- PASSED


09-0705R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH TIERNEY BROTHERS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF TECHNICAL AUDIO/VIDEO/DATA EQUIPMENT FOR THE DULUTH CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $175,118.41. -- PASSED


09-0712R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH MAX GRAY CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR CASEWORK ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS, ACCENT LIGHTING, AND STANDARD WINDOW TREATMENTS TO ACCOMMODATE TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES FOR THE COUNCIL CHAMBER IN CITY HALL IN THE AMOUNT OF $69,100. -- PASSED


09-0714R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH STATE BEP FOR VENDING OPERATIONS IN CITY HALL. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

09-0709R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO MICHAEL G. EDMUNDS FOR A DENTAL CLINIC AT 1414 WOODLAND AVENUE. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-0710R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SECOND AMENDMENT TO MPCA CFMS GRANT NO. B15693 AND EXTENDING THE TIME FOR PERFORMANCE. -- PASSED


09-0711R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT TO A FOUNDATION GRANT PERTAINING TO CITY’S GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS, MODIFYING THE WORK PLAN AND EXTENDING THE TIME FOR PERFORMANCE. -- PASSED


09-0716R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SETTLEMENT OF THE CLAIM OF THE CITY OF DULUTH VERSUS THE DULUTH AMATEUR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,000. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0691R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM OF THOMAS J. POTTER IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,167.10. -- PASSED

 

09-0694R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM OF GARY A. MERILA IN THE AMOUNT OF $22,435. -- PASSED

 

09-0701R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 08-0553 ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR THE PAINTING AND GENERAL STRUCTURAL REHABILITATION OF THE AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE, BRIDGE NO. L6116, OVER THE DULUTH SHIP CANAL ON LAKE AVENUE (MSAS 140), INCREASING THE GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $547,510.12 FOR A NEW TOTAL $1,547,510.12. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0693R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH NO PARKING ON BOTH SIDES OF THE WESTERLY 235 FEET OF WEST NIAGARA STREET. -- PASSED


09-0704R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA FOR CONTINUED ACCESS TO THE MIDWEST AFIS NETWORK FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $17,300. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON(RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


09-0708R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PERMIT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ALPINE COASTER AT SPIRIT MOUNTAIN. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

09-0707R - RESOLUTION DENYING A REQUEST TO AMEND CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 30 AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-1-C, ONE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO R-3, APARTMENT RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED BETWEEN MINNESOTA AVENUE AND SAINT LOUIS AVENUE, 16TH STREET AND 200 FEET SOUTHERLY (PARK POINT PROPERTIES). -- TABLED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0692R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGENCY AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND MN/DOT FOR FEDERAL PARTICIPATION IN PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING FOR THE JOSHUA AVENUE/DULUTH HEIGHTS CONNECTOR. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


09-0700R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DEDA) TO DISPOSE OF SNOW ON PROPERTY OWNED BY DEDA. -- PASSED 5-4 (Eckenberg, Gilbert, Fosle, Stauber)

 

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinance was read for the second 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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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