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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, May 10, 2010

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILORS STAUBER, HARTMAN AND FEDORA


10-0189R - RESOLUTION ADDING AN INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT REVISIONS TO MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 471.345, SUBD. 13, TO THE CITY’S LEGISLATIVE AGENDA FOR 2010. (TABLED 4/12) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT ANDERSON      (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


10-0194R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF PAUL M. JOHNSON AS CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER FOR THE CITY OF DULUTH. (TABLED 4/26) -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER  (RECREATION, LIBRARIES AND AUTHORITIES)


10-0216R - RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR TEMPORARY SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR THE AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE DURING THE PERIOD MAY 3 THROUGH OCTOBER 31. (TABLED 4/26) -- AMENDED & PASSED 6-3 (Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)


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UNFINISHED BUSINESS


The following entitled resolution was read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT ANDERSON       (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


10-0196R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE STANDING RULES - ORDER OF BUSINESS FOR ALL MEETINGS EXCEPT ANNUAL ORGANIZATION MEETING. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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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)


10-0235R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE ASSESSMENT ROLL LEVIED TO DEFRAY THE ASSESSABLE PORTION OF DEMOLITIONS AT SEVERAL CITY LOCATIONS. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO              (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


10-0239R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH ALTEC INDUSTRIES, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF AN AERIAL LIFT BUCKET TRUCK (MODEL LRV55 AERIAL DEVICE INSTALLED ON A 2011 INTERNATIONAL MODEL 4300 CAB AND CHASSIS UNIT) IN THE AMOUNT OF $136,968.86. -- PASSED


10-0250R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF S&D ENTERPRISES, INC., D/B/A GOPHER BAR & GRILL, 402 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE. -- PASSED


10-0251R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR LAKE SUPERIOR MARINE MUSEUM ASSOCIATION, NORTHERN LIGHTS FOUNDATION AND LINCOLN PARK BUSINESS GROUP. -- PASSED


10-0252R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE AND ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE FROM GRANDMA’S GRAND AVENUE, INC. (GRANDMA’S SALOON & GRILL), 4602 GRAND AVENUE, TO SCHNEIDER’S KITCHEN, INC. (G B SCHNEIDER CO), SAME ADDRESS. -- PASSED


10-0253R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO MARSHALL SCHOOL, 1215 RICE LAKE ROAD, AND COLLEGE OF ST SCHOLASTICA, 1200 KENWOOD AVENUE. -- PASSED


10-0254R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMIT TO IRVING COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


10-0231R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF TWO SEPARATE AGREEMENTS WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, FOR THE 2010 SUMMER MAINTENANCE OF THE CLYDE AVENUE (MUNGER ACCESS) AND RICE'S POINT BOAT LAUNCH SITES. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT ANDERSON       (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


10-0214R - RESOLUTION DESIGNATING POLLING PLACES FOR THE AUGUST 10, 2010, STATE PRIMARY ELECTION AND THE NOVEMBER 2, 2010, STATE GENERAL ELECTION. -- PASSED


10-0236R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AGREEMENTS WITH BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF MINNESOTA TO PROVIDE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, NETWORK ACCESS AND STOP LOSS INSURANCE TO THE CITY’S GROUP HEALTH PLAN DURING THE YEAR 2010 FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL COST TO THE CITY OF $1,100,400. -- PASSED

 

10-0260R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM OF JAMES CROUD AS TRUSTEE FOR THE NEXT-OF-KIN OF DAVID CROUD IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,000. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER     (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)


10-0225R - RESOLUTION APPROVING SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM OF AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE GROUP AS SUBROGEE OF DENNIS W. BARD IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,596.37. -- PASSED


10-0240R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH FERGUSON ENTERPRISES, INC., D.B.A. NORTHERN WATERWORKS SUPPLY, FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF FIRE HYDRANTS DURING YEAR 2010 FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $75,037.47. -- PASSED


10-0241R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH ARROWHEAD CONCRETE WORKS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF APPROXIMATELY 450 CUBIC YARDS OF READY-MIX CONCRETE DURING YEAR 2010 AS NEEDED FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $50,498.44. -- PASSED


10-0242R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH NORTHSTAR INTERNATIONAL, INC., D.B.A. ASTLEFORD INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS, FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF A 16-FOOT CONSTRUCTION VAN WITH A 2010 W42 WORKHORSE COMMERCIAL CHASSIS AND UTILIMASTER VAN BODY IN THE AMOUNT OF $58,620.14. -- PASSED


10-0246R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A 54-MONTH CONTRACT WITH NORTRAX EQUIPMENT COMPANY FOR THE LEASE OF 16 JOHN DEERE MODEL 772G MOTOR GRADERS IN THE AMOUNT OF $333,360.40 PER YEAR AND A TOTAL CONTRACT AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,666,802. -- PASSED

 

10-0255R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH SEH, INC., TO PROVIDE INVESTIGATION, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION SERVICES FOR THE EXIGENT REPLACEMENT OF THE KEENE CREEK CULVERT UNDER CODY STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $182,000. -- PASSED


10-0256R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH A.G. O’BRIEN PLUMBING & HEATING COMPANY FOR PHASE II REPAIRS ON THE DULUTH CITY HALL STEAM TUNNEL INFRASTRUCTURE FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $168,300. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                         (PUBLIC SAFETY)


10-0226R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF GRANT FROM MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION IN THE AMOUNT OF $70,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE FIRE DEPARTMENT’S CHEMICAL ASSESSMENT TEAM. -- PASSED


10-0238R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH ELK RIVER FORD, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF SIX 2010 FORD CROWN VICTORIA INTERCEPTOR VEHICLES FOR USE AS FULLY-MARKED POLICE PATROL SQUADS IN THE AMOUNT OF $135,439.92. -- PASSED


10-0248R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 01-0704 DESIGNATING PORTIONS OF CERTAIN STREETS IN THE VICINITY OF DENFELD HIGH SCHOOL AS A RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING ZONE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES AND AUTHORITIES)


10-0232R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO AWARD $15,000 TO THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF DULUTH FOR PLAYFRONT PARK PURSUANT TO THE MATCHING PROVISION OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT REVITALIZATION PROGRAM. -- PASSED


10-0233R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO AWARD $15,000 TO THE MORGAN PARK COMMUNITY CLUB PURSUANT TO THE MATCHING PROVISION OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT REVITALIZATION PROGRAM. -- PASSED


10-0234R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO AWARD $15,000 TO THE MORLEY HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION PURSUANT TO THE MATCHING PROVISION OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT REVITALIZATION PROGRAM. -- PASSED


10-0237R - RESOLUTION APPROVING LAWS OF MINNESOTA 2010, CHAPTER 203 - H.F. NO. 2786, PROVIDING FOR MEMBERSHIP OF THE SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY. -- PASSED

 

10-0245R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO PAY $50,000 TO THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF DULUTH FOR STRUCTURAL MODIFICATIONS TO PLAYFRONT PARK FOR COMPLIANCE WITH AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ACCESSIBILITY GUIDELINES. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 2

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER  (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

10-0259R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 09-0004 PROVIDING FOR THE TEMPORARY RE-OPENING OF THE NORTHBOUND LANE OF LAKEVIEW DRIVE AT SNIVELY ROAD. -- FAILED 2-7 (Fosle, Stauber)

 

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER AND PRESIDENT ANDERSON

 

10-0258R - RESOLUTION INCREASING THE PARKING METER TIME LIMITS FOR ALL ONE HOUR DOWNTOWN PARKING METERS TO TWO HOURS. -- TABLED FOR CONSIDERATION BY PARKING COMMISSION

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER     (PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES)


10-0247R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH KTM PAVING, INC., FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF LAKEWALK EXTENSION, PHASE 3, FROM 47TH AVENUE EAST TO 60TH AVENUE EAST IN THE AMOUNT OF $451,988.14. -- TABLED

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                         (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

10-0257R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO REFORM THE HOUSING CODE PROGRAM AND ITS ENFORCEMENT. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES AND AUTHORITIES)

 

10-0244R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH COMMUNITY ACTION DULUTH FOR THE USE OF TWO PARK AREAS FOR A VEGETABLE GARDENING PROGRAM. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


The following entitled ordinances were read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER  (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


10-007-O - AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING THE WESTON-TIFFANY GREYSOLON DU LHUT WINDOW A LOCAL HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK. -- 1st READING


10-008-O - AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING THE WESTON-TIFFANY MINNEHAHA WINDOW A LOCAL HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK. -- 1st READING


The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY PRESIDENT ANDERSON AND COUNCILOR FEDORA


10-023-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 29A-27, AND REPEALING SECTION 29A-32.1, OF CHAPTER 29A OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO THE RENTAL LICENSING 300 FOOT RULE. -- FAILED 3-6 (Anderson, Fedora, Fosle)


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILORS GAUTHIER, GARDNER AND HARTMAN


10-022-O - AN ORDINANCE ADDING A NEW SECTION 34-17 TO THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO PREDATORY OFFENDER RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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Adjourned at 9:59 p.m.