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ACTIONS
DULUTH CITY COUNCI
L MEETING

Monday, December 7, 2009

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTION TABLED


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 11/23 FOR COMMITTEE MEETING) -- REMAINED ON TABLE FOR CONSIDERATION WITH 09-060-O ON 12/21


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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)


09-0729R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED FOR A WATER MAIN IN LAWN STREET FROM PORTAL AVENUE TO 383 FEET EAST OF CENTERLINE OF PORTAL AVENUE. -- PASSED


09-0730R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED FOR A PERMANENT 28 FOOT WIDE STREET WITH TURNAROUND, STORM SEWER AND SIDEWALK IN 44 AVENUE WEST FROM GRAND AVENUE TO 398 FEET SOUTHERLY. -- PASSED

 

09-0733R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2010, TO DECEMBER 31, 2010, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


09-0736R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED FOR EIGHT INCH WATERMAIN IN 90TH AVENUE EAST AND SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


09-0739R - RESOLUTION SETTING FORTH REQUIREMENTS FOR MEETINGS OF THE AMBULANCE/ EMERGENCY SERVICES TASK FORCE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


09-0689R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE TO BLAZIN WINGS, INC. (BUFFALO WILD WINGS GRILL & BAR), 1307 MILLER TRUNK HIGHWAY. -- PASSED


09-0728R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING OFF SITE PREMISE PERMIT TO IRVING COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


09-0727R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF WATER PLANT OPERATOR B. -- PASSED


09-0743R - RESOLUTION ELECTING MEMBER TO THE BOARD OF MANAGERS OF THE DULUTH/NORTH SHORE SANITARY DISTRICT PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 115.23, SUBDIVISION 7. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-0723R - RESOLUTION EMPOWERING THE ST. LOUIS COUNTY HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO A PROJECT WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED


09-0737R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A THIRD AMENDMENT TO THE MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND (MIF) AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING A THIRD AMENDMENT TO THE MIF LOAN AGREEMENT AND A THIRD PROMISSORY NOTE MODIFICATION AGREEMENT WITH NORTHSTAR MACHINE AND TOOL, INC., D.B.A. NORTHSTAR AEROSPACE, ALLOWING INTEREST-ONLY PAYMENTS FOR AN ADDITIONAL SIX MONTH PERIOD. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-0725R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH-SUPERIOR PUBLIC ACCESS COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC. FOR COMMUNITY ACCESS CABLECASTING, TRAINING, PRODUCTION AND ADMINISTRATION SERVICES IN 2010 IN THE NET AMOUNT OF $162,000. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

09-0719R - RESOLUTION REVOKING ANOKA STREET FROM HOWARD GNESEN ROAD TO MAXWELL AVENUE AS A MUNICIPAL STATE AID STREET. -- PASSED


09-0720R - RESOLUTION REVOKING 10TH AVENUE EAST FROM NINTH STREET TO KENWOOD AVENUE AS A MUNICIPAL STATE AID STREET. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0715R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH NO PARKING ON BOTH SIDES OF MAPLE GROVE ROAD AND BOTH SIDES OF COTTONWOOD AVENUE. -- PASSED


09-0722R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A FIRST AMENDMENT TO LAKE SUPERIOR DRUG AND GANG TASK FORCE JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT PROVIDING FOR THE PARTICIPATION THERETO BY LAKE COUNTY. -- PASSED


09-0724R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES, THE CITIES OF HERMANTOWN, MINNESOTA, AND SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN, AND THE COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS, PROVIDING FOR CITY OF DULUTH PARTICIPATION IN THE ATF/NORTHERN MINNESOTA TASK FORCE. -- PASSED


09-0726R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING OVERTIME REIMBURSEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $36,698.28 FROM THE NORTHEAST LAW ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATOR’S COUNCIL FOR POLICE SERVICES RELATED TO THE 2009 HELLS ANGELS RALLY. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON     (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


09-0717R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE RETURN TO THE ESTATE OF OSCAR J. SLOTNESS THE UNSPENT PORTION OF A BEQUEST IN THE AMOUNT OF $51,667.74. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)

 

09-0731R - RESOLUTION DISTRIBUTING THE ESTIMATED 2010 TOURISM TAXES OF HOTEL-MOTEL AND FOOD AND BEVERAGE. (AMENDMENTS) -- PASSED 7-2 (Krause, Stauber)


09-0732R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2010, TO DECEMBER 31, 2010, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

09-0742R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2010. -- TABLED

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)

 

09-0741R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF ADELE HARTWICK AS THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

09-0745R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IN THE DISPUTE BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND MERRILL LYNCH PIERCE FENNER & SMITH, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,975,583. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

09-0718R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING JOSHUA AVENUE FROM MAPLE GROVE ROAD TO ARROWHEAD ROAD AS A MUNICIPAL STATE AID STREET. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


09-0738R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE RENEWAL OF A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY FOR THE 2009-2010 WINTER SEASON TO DISPOSE OF SNOW ON DULUTH SEAWAY PORT AUTHORITY PROPERTY. -- PASSED 6-3 (Fosle, Krause, Stauber)

 

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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)


09-057-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT, DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY, FOR THE YEAR 2010. -- 1st READING

 

09-058-O - AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FOR GENERAL PURPOSES FOR THE YEAR 2010. -- 1st READING

 

09-061-O - AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2010 APPROPRIATION MONIES FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC UTILITIES, AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISE FUNDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. -- 1st READING

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-060-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING 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 FROM 16TH STREET TO 200 FEET SOUTHERLY (PARK POINT PROPERTIES). -- 1st READING


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-056-O - AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A PROGRAM TO CONTROL INTRODUCTION OF FATS, OILS AND GREASE INTO THE SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM, AMENDING VARIOUS DEFINITIONS IN CHAPTER 43 OF THE CODE AND ADDING A NEW DIVISION 2 TO ARTICLE VI OF CHAPTER 43 OF THE CODE. -- 1st READING


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