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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, July 12, 2010

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


10-0362R - RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING NO PARKING FROM 3 A.M. TO 6 A.M. ON STREETS IN DOWNTOWN DULUTH. (TABLED 6/28) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


10-0350R - 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 M-1, MANUFACTURING, AND R-2, TWO-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO R-4, APARTMENT RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED BETWEEN LAKE AVENUE AND MINNESOTA AVENUE, TENTH STREET AND 240 FEET SOUTHERLY (JOHNSON, LAKEHEAD BOAT BASIN).  (TABLED 6/28 FOR CONSIDERATION WITH PROPOSED ORDINANCE 10-032 ON 7/12) -- PASSED 5-4 (Fedora, Fosle, Hartman, Stauber)

 

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At this time, Councilors Gardner and Gauthier left the meeting.

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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)


10-0373R - RESOLUTION ISSUING TEMPORARY ON SALE 3.2 MALT LIQUOR LICENSES TO MINNESOTA STATE POLICE AND FIRE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT, WHEELER FIELD, AND LINCOLN PARK BUSINESS GROUP (LINCOLN PARK MOUNTAIN BIKE CHALLENGE AND FESTIVAL), LINCOLN PARK. -- PASSED


10-0374R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR ARC NORTHLAND. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN        (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


10-0364R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN FIRST AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT WITH ELIZABETH THIEDE, INDEPENDENT LICENSED TEACHER, TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE BASIC EDUCATION SERVICES AT THE DULUTH WORKFORCE CENTER AT AN ADDITIONAL COST OF $3,500. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT ANDERSON              (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


10-0370R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING ELECTION JUDGES FOR THE AUGUST 10, 2010, STATE PRIMARY ELECTION AND THE NOVEMBER 2, 2010, STATE GENERAL ELECTION. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR GAUTHIER              (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


10-0361R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO RICE LAKE CONSTRUCTION GROUP FOR THE EAST INTERCEPTOR SANITARY SEWER OVERFLOW STORAGE FACILITY, PHASE 3, IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,883,000. -- PASSED


10-0363R - RESOLUTION AMENDING CONTRACT 19919 WITH MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR DESIGN, BIDDING AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES FOR THE REHABILITATION/RECONSTRUCTION OF SANITARY SEWER LIFT STATIONS, INCREASING THE AMOUNT BY $24,115.54 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $187,212.54. -- PASSED


10-0369R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO CBI SERVICES, INC., FOR THE HIGHLAND 1,000,000 GALLON ELEVATED WATER STORAGE TANK IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,982,000. -- PASSED


10-0371R - RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO GRIDOR CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR THE HIGHLAND PUMP STATION IMPROVEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $992,050. -- PASSED

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA


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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR BOYLE                                  (PERSONNEL)


10-0368R - RESOLUTION APPROVING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION OF HOUSING INSPECTOR. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


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At this time, Councilors Gardner and Gauthier returned to the meeting.

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COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


10-0367R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A PARKING METER ZONE ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF SUPERIOR STREET BETWEEN TENTH AVENUE EAST AND 12TH AVENUE EAST. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)

 

10-0372R - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A PARKING METER ZONE ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF ST. MARIE STREET BETWEEN UNIVERSITY DRIVE AND MAPLEWOOD COURT. -- RETURNED TO ADMINISTRATION

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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)

 

10-031-O - AN ORDINANCE REZONING LANDS WITHIN THE CITY OF DULUTH. -- 1st READING


BY COUNCILOR HARTMAN        (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


10-010-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING RECONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY IN THE RIVERSIDE AREA TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA. -- 1st READING


10-011-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN CITY PROPERTY IN THE UPPER RIVERSIDE AREA TO THE SPIRIT VALLEY LAND COMPANY, LLC, FOR $67,000. -- 1st READING


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The following entitled ordinances were read for the second time:


COMMITTEE 1


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA                                   (FINANCE)


10-028-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY OF DULUTH IN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF $13,100,000 FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL SEWER UTILITY UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)


10-033-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION REVENUE BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY OF DULUTH IN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF $5,500,000 FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE MUNICIPAL WATER UTILITY UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO BE PROVIDED BY RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND PLEDGING REVENUES FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF. -- PASSED 8-1 (Stauber)


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER      (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


10-030-O - AN ORDINANCE REPEALING CHAPTER 18, RELATING TO EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL; CHAPTER 28A, RELATING TO HERITAGE PRESERVATION; CHAPTER 44, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF SIGNS; AND CHAPTER 51, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF WATER RESOURCES; AND AMENDING CHAPTER 50, RELATING TO ZONING, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, AND REPEALING SECTIONS 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 AND 9 OF ORDINANCE 1809.  (AMENDMENTS)   [To view the proposed Chapter 50 - Unified Development with consultant footnotes, click here] -- TABLED


10-032-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 M-1, MANUFACTURING, AND R-2, TWO-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, TO R-4, APARTMENT RESIDENTIAL, PROPERTY LOCATED BETWEEN LAKE AVENUE AND MINNESOTA AVENUE, TENTH STREET AND 240 FEET SOUTHERLY (JOHNSON, LAKEHEAD BOAT BASIN). -- FAILED 4-5 (Fedora, Fosle, Hartmen, Stauber)


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                                (PUBLIC SAFETY)


10-029-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 6, ARTICLE IX, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, PERTAINING TO DANGEROUS DOGS. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER   (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


10-034-O - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 5, ARTICLE IV, OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED PERTAINING TO ADULT BOOKSTORES AND ADULT ENTERTAINMENT ESTABLISHMENTS. -- TABLED FOR PLANNING COMMISSION REVIEW


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Adjourned at 9:00 p.m.