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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, January 11, 2010

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


09-0778R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF PAYROLL COORDINATOR AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. (TABLED 12/21/2009) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


10-0005R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF ASSESSOR OFFICE COORDINATOR. (TABLED 1/4/2010) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


10-0006R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF BUILDING AND GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. (TABLED 1/4/2010) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


10-0007R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NEW CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF ENERGY COORDINATOR AND SPECIFYING CONTRACT BENEFITS FOR SAME. (TABLED 1/4/2010) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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 11/23/09 FOR CONSIDERATION WITH 09-060-O) -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


Pursuant to Rule 15 of the Standing Rules of the City Council, the following entitled resolution was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT ANDERSON              (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


10-0012R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE STANDING RULES - TIME OF MEETINGS. -- 1st READING


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CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the consent agenda were enacted by one unanimous motion.


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


10-0003R - RESOLUTION APPROVING A SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY LEASE PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR THE ALPINE COASTER PROJECT IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $2,340,150. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER               (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


10-0008R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE TO JOEL’S, LLC (MEXICO LINDO), 600 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


10-0009R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR ANIMAL ALLIES HUMANE SOCIETY. -- PASSED


10-0018R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING LEASE AGREEMENT WITH NELSON & COMPANY, INC., FOR LEASING OF ENDION STATION. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


10-0029R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF BRIAN HANSON AS DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN        (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


10-0017R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 709 FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL EDUCATION, ENCOURAGEMENT AND ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $55,000. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


10-0010R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH SEH, INC., FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES TO PERFORM DESIGN ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION FOR THE CONCRETE PAVEMENT REHABILITATION (CPR) PROJECTS AND THE INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $80,000. -- PASSED


10-0015R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AMENDMENT TO CONTRACT #20273 WITH ADVANCED ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC., TO UPDATE THE WATER UTILITY COST OF SERVICE AND RATE DESIGN STUDY IN THE AMOUNT OF $28,346. -- PASSED


10-0019R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR AND, IF SELECTED, ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES RESTORATION INITIATIVE IN THE AMOUNT OF $91,500 FOR A PROJECT ENTITLED MILLER AND COFFEE CREEK SEDIMENT MANAGEMENT SITE. -- PASSED


10-0020R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR AND, IF SELECTED, ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES RESTORATION INITIATIVE IN THE AMOUNT OF $239,705 FOR A PROJECT ENTITLED AMITY BANK AND UPPER GRAVES ROAD TRIBUTARY RESTORATION. -- PASSED

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


10-0014R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC SAFETY, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $335,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE OPERATION OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR DRUG AND GANG TASK FORCE FOR 2010. -- PASSED


10-0021R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE PROVIDING FOR CITY OF DULUTH PARTICIPATION IN A SECRET SERVICE TASK FORCE. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)

 

10-0004R - RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, STATING THE INTENT TO ISSUE AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,240,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SERIES 2010. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


10-0024R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO MINNESOTA POWER FOR AN ELECTRIC POWER SUBSTATION NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF SWAN LAKE ROAD AND KRUEGER JUNCTION ROAD. -- TABLED


10-0025R - RESOLUTION DENYING THE REQUEST FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMIT BY MINNESOTA POWER FOR AN ELECTRIC POWER SUBSTATION NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF SWAN LAKE ROAD AND KRUEGER JUNCTION ROAD. -- TABLED

 

BY PRESIDENT ANDERSON              (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


10-0013R - RESOLUTION SETTING LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES FOR THE 2010 LEGISLATIVE SESSION. -- RESOLUTION SPLIT -- 10-0013R(a) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY; 10-0013R(b) -- TABLED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

10-0016R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A THREE YEAR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT TO OUT THERE ADVERTISING, INC., FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION OF PUBLIC AWARENESS ABOUT PRODUCT SAFETY AND UTILITY SERVICES FOR AN ANNUAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $84,900 IN 2010, $85,000 IN 2011 AND $85,000 IN 2012. -- PASSED 8-0-1 (Anderson abstained)

 

10-0028R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING LOAN GUARANTY AGREEMENTS WITH LENDING INSTITUTIONS PERTAINING TO THE PRIVATE SEWER SERVICE PROGRAM. -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

10-0022R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GIFT IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 FROM ALLEN AND JANICE WILLMAN TO BE USED TOWARDS THE PURCHASE AND CARE OF POLICE CANINES AND THE TRAINING OF CANINES AND POLICE HANDLERS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


10-0026R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GIFT IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,500 FROM AMSOIL, INC. ,TO BE USED TOWARDS THE PURCHASE AND CARE OF POLICE CANINES AND THE TRAINING OF CANINES AND POLICE HANDLERS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


10-0027R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GIFT IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 FROM JUDY FRENCH TO BE USED TOWARDS THE PURCHASE AND CARE OF POLICE CANINES AND THE TRAINING OF CANINES AND POLICE HANDLERS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCES TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-059-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, AMENDING PUBLIC DOCUMENT NO. 03-0324-15 ENTITLED “RAMSEY VILLAGE NEIGHBORHOOD DOCUMENTS OF IMPLEMENTATION” (SVCNDA). (TABLED 1/4/2010) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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). (TABLED 12/21/2009) -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION


09-062-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 50-30 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO FRONT YARD PARKING FOR USES AUTHORIZED BY SPECIAL USE PERMIT. (TABLED 1/4/2010) -- PASSED 8-1 (Fosle)


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The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER               (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


10-001-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 47, VEHICLES FOR HIRE, AMENDING SECTION 47-16 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED. -- 1st READING


BY COUNCILORS GARDNER AND CUNEO


10-002-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 34-40 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO SMOKING PROHIBITIONS. -- 1st READING


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