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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, May 24, 2010

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


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 4/26 FOR PARKING COMMISSION REVIEW & REPORT) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER              (PUBLIC WORKS & 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 4/26) -- 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 CUNEO                     (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


10-0262R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH ENERGY MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS, INC., FOR A COMPREHENSIVE ENERGY AUDIT TO SURVEY 96 MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS, REPORT SURVEY RESULTS, AND RECOMMEND EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION MEASURES FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $179,945. -- PASSED


10-0264R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE TO BONG HERITAGE CENTER (DULUTH AIRSHOW), 4701 GRINDEN AVENUE. -- PASSED


10-0265R - RESOLUTION ISSUING TEMPORARY ON SALE 3.2 MALT LIQUOR LICENSES TO NIFTY 50 CRUISERS (KIA OF DULUTH CAR SHOW AND TIME TRIALS), 350 GARFIELD AVENUE. -- PASSED


10-0266R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF GRANDMA’S SPORTS BAR AND GRILL, INC. (GRANDMA’S SPORTS GARDEN), 425 LAKE AVENUE SOUTH. -- PASSED


10-0267R - RESOLUTION ISSUING AN ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE, ON SALE SUNDAY LICENSE AND APPROVING A 2:00 A.M. BEVERAGE LICENSE TO JUST TAKE ACTION, INC. (DULUTH TYCOON’S), 132 EAST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


10-0285R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TEMPORARY EXPANSION OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF GRANDMA’S ANGIE’S, INC. (LITTLE ANGIE’S CANTINA), 11 EAST BUCHANAN STREET. -- PASSED

 

10-0293R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF AN AMENDED MINNESOTA CURRENCY EXCHANGE LICENSE TO THE TITLE LOAN COMPANY, INC., DBA MONEY XCHANGE. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


 

10-0280R - RESOLUTION GRANTING A SIDEWALK OBSTRUCTION PERMIT TO AMAZING GRACE BAKERY FOR A SIDEWALK CAFÉ AT 394 SOUTH LAKE AVENUE. -- PASSED


10-0281R - RESOLUTION VACATING WEST GRIGGS PLACE AND ADJACENT ALLEYS AND RETAINING A UTILITY EASEMENT OVER A PORTION OF THE VACATION AREA (REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA). -- PASSED

 

10-0283R - RESOLUTION VACATING PART OF CLOVER STREET OFF OF WOODLAND AVENUE AND THE ASSOCIATED ALLEYS (REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA). -- PASSED

 

BY PRESIDENT ANDERSON              (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


10-0268R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IN THE DISPUTE BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH, DULUTH STEAM COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION AND ROVANCO PIPING SYSTEMS, INC., ET AL. IN THE AMOUNT OF $119,500. -- PASSED


10-0284R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR AND, IF SELECTED, ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE OFFICE OF ENERGY SECURITY IN AN AMOUNT ANTICIPATED TO BE $150,000 FOR WINDOW REPLACEMENT IN CITY HALL. -- PASSED

10-0289R - RESOLUTION NOMINATING JACK SALMELA FOR THE GOVERNOR’S CONSIDERATION FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES LAKE SUPERIOR COASTAL PROGRAM COASTAL COUNCIL. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER              (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


10-0272R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO BRANDON KUBIS, DBA B.K. CLEANERS, FOR PAINTING OF GAS METER PIPING SETS IN THE GARY, MORGAN PARK, SMITHVILLE, CODY, RIVERSIDE AND WEST DULUTH NEIGHBORHOODS IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,152.80. -- PASSED


10-0276R - RESOLUTION OF INTENT FOR THE STREET PRESERVATION PROJECT: MINNESOTA AVENUE FROM 40TH STREET TO 43RD STREET AND TO ASSESS A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF. -- PASSED


10-0277R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE 2010 STREET PRESERVATION PROJECTS: GLENWOOD STREET FROM 43RD AVENUE EAST TO JEAN DULUTH ROAD, 43RD AVENUE EAST FROM SUPERIOR STREET TO GLENWOOD STREET, EIGHTH STREET FROM 40TH AVENUE WEST TO CENTRAL AVENUE, SUPERIOR STREET FROM TENTH AVENUE EAST TO 21ST AVENUE EAST AND MALL DRIVE FROM HAINES ROAD TO BURNING TREE ROAD AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $2,399,118. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


10-0261R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FIRE MARSHAL DIVISION TO CONDUCT HOTEL CODE INSPECTIONS. -- PASSED


10-0263R - RESOLUTION APPROVING 2010 JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND ST. LOUIS COUNTY. -- PASSED


10-0269R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH NO PARKING ON THE NORTH SIDE OF BIRCH STREET EAST OF GARFIELD AVENUE. -- PASSED


10-0270R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH ANGLE PARKING ON SUPERIOR STREET NEAR FOURTH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED

 

10-0271R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A TECHNICAL CONSULTING AGREEMENT WITH ELERT & ASSOCIATES NETWORKING DIVISION, INC., FOR PHASE I NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND CONCEPTUAL DESIGN SERVICES IN FOUR DISTINCTLY DIFFERENT, BUT INTERRELATED, CITY OF DULUTH PROJECTS AT AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $48,000. -- PASSED


10-0274R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING ZONE IN THE VICINITY OF THE COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA. -- PASSED


10-0275R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF GRANT FROM MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIVISION IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAINTAINING LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM. -- PASSED


10-0279R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A 2010 JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT AWARD FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IN THE AMOUNT OF $65,731. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


10-0067R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING HERITAGE PRESERVATION GUIDELINES FOR THE WESTON-TIFFANY GREYSOLON DU LHUT WINDOW. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


10-0069R - RESOLUTION ADOPTING HERITAGE PRESERVATION GUIDELINES FOR THE WESTON-TIFFANY MINNEHAHA WINDOW. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


10-0278R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE PLAN - FUTURE LAND USE MAP FOR THE WOODLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE AND ALONG EAST FOURTH STREET FROM 14TH AVENUE EAST TO 19TH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED 7-2 (Fedora, Fosle)

 

10-0282R - RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA RESOLUTION 10D-22 WHICH AUTHORIZES A LEASE TERMINATION AGREEMENT WITH THE-JET COMPANY AND CIRRUS DESIGN CORPORATION. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

10-0288R - RESOLUTION DENYING A REQUEST TO AMEND CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 38, AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-2, TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO C-1, COMMERCIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF 21ST AVENUE EAST AND SUPERIOR STREET (MARDI BAGLEY AND SHARON KANGAS). -- TABLED FOR CONSIDERATION WITH ORDINANCE 10-025 ON 6/14


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN AND PRESIDENT ANDERSON


10-0287R - RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING PRIMITIVE CAMPING AT THE END OF MINNESOTA POINT. -- PASSED 6-3 (Gardner, Gauthier, Stauber)

 

BY PRESIDENT ANDERSON              (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

10-0286R - RESOLUTION AMENDING THE ELECTED OFFICIAL OUT-OF-STATE TRAVEL POLICY. -- REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION

 

COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER              (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)

 

10-0273R - RESOLUTION AMENDING GUIDELINES FOR THE PRIVATE SEWER SERVICE GRANT PROGRAM. -- TABLED

 

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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)


10-025-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, ZONING DISTRICT MAP NO. 38, AS CONTAINED IN THE APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 50, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECLASSIFICATION FROM R-2, TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO C-1, COMMERCIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF 21ST AVENUE EAST AND SUPERIOR STREET (MARDI BAGLEY AND SHARON KANGAS). -- 1st READING

 

10-026-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 50-35 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED; PROVIDING FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMIT REGULATING WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES. -- 1st READING

 

BY COUNCILORS STAUBER AND GARDNER


10-024-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 29A-38, 29A-39 AND 29A-40 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO MANDATORY RENTAL AGREEMENT DISCLOSURES. -- 1st READING

 

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The following entitled ordinances were read for the second 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. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


10-008-O - AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING THE WESTON-TIFFANY MINNEHAHA WINDOW A LOCAL HERITAGE PRESERVATION LANDMARK. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

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Adjourned at 8:55 p.m.